Aleksandar Vass studied drama at The National Theatre in St Kilda in the late 1970s. He was bitten by the theatre bug from a very early age, performing in a number of musicals, plays and television series in the early ‘80s before becoming Australia’s youngest agent representing over 300 artists. He was Victorian president of the Theatrical Agents Association for several years.
In the late ‘80s, Alek moved into producing with shows including FIDDLER ON THE ROOF with Topol, IT’S A DAD THING, ALL MY SONS, JOSEPH AND HIS TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT, BURN THIS, AMADEUS, HAIR, BARNUM, NOISES OFF, CHASE ME COMRADE, HAMLET, EVITA, COPACABANA, A STREET CAR NAMED DESIRE, THE BLUE ROOM, 8 THE PLAY, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, 12 ANGRY MEN to name a few.
Aleksandar has also produced most recently at The Alex Theatre the highly acclaimed productions of BAD JEWS which toured nationally, YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN, AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS and the premiere Australian production SEXERCISE – THE MUSICAL. Nationally THE PEKING OPERA and the world smash dance hit “PIXEL”.
To add to the Alex theatre slate for 2018 , is the play “BENT” to be directed by Cameron Menzies. SIGNIFICANT OTHER by the writer of “Bad Jews” Josh Harmon and A BRONX TALE starring Chaz Palminteri.
He partnered Kate Whitbread to form MOMO Films to produce and distribute films throughout Australia. Their films include SURVIVING GEORGIA, which starred Shane Jacobson, Pia Miranda and Holly Valance, CLOUDBURST with Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker and Nigel . Aleks and Kate are currently in production for their latest feature film “THE UNLIT”.