Team

Mark Rubinstein Ltd was established in 2000 as a theatre producing and general managing company working in the West End and on tour both nationally and internationally.

Meet the Team.

Mark Rubinstein

Mark established Mark Rubinstein Ltd as an independent theatre production company in 2000. Prior to that Mark was a producer for Made in Brighton Ltd and Old Vic Productions plc and a consultant for The Old Vic Theatre. For Old Vic Productions plc he produced and general managed the West End runs of Frank McGuinness’s Dolly West’s Kitchen, Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues and Athol Fugard’s The Island.

Previously he was General Manager at the Institute of Contemporary Arts before becoming Senior Producer for Bill Kenwright Ltd where he produced numerous touring and West End productions including Peter Hall’s productions of A Streetcar Named Desire and A School for Wives and the Peter Hall Company in the West End (season included Judi Dench in Filumena and Alan Bennett’s Kafka’s Dick with Julia McKenzie, Eric Sykes, and John Gordon-Sinclair), as well as Broadway transfers of The Dolls House with Janet McTeer and Theatre de Complicite’s production of The Chairs. He started his theatrical career as the Finance Director of the Royal Court Theatre and general managed the successful transfers to the West End of Death and the Maiden, Oleanna, Six Degrees of Separation, My Night with Reg and The Queen and I.

Mark Rubinstein was the President of the Society of London Theatre from 2011 to 2014 and Vice President from 2014 to 2017. He was previously the chair of the Finance Committee of the Society.

He was a board member of Complicite (formerly known as Theatre de Complicite), as well as being a board member of Stage One and the League of Independent Producers.

Dave McNeilly

Executive General Manager

Dave graduated in Business Studies, Finance and Marketing before training at Mountview Theatre School in Technical Theatre, Stage Management and Design.

Productions in Stage Management include: Assistant Stage Manager Miss Saigon (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), successive positions as Company Manager for Disney’s The Lion King (Lyceum), The Woman in White (Palace), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (UK & Ireland tour) and Grease (Piccadilly).

Productions in General Management include: A Saint She Ain’t (Apollo), The Last of the Mohicans (Development), Notre-Dame De Paris (Dominion), Lautrec (Shaftesbury), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (UK National Tours), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas The Musical (UK Venues), Chariots of Fire on Stage and Strangers on a Train (Gielgud), ONCE: The Musical (Phoenix), Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined (Criterion), Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (Aldwych), Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (UK Tours 2017 & 2020), COMPANY and SWEAT (Gielgud).

Dave is a member of the Society of London Theatre (SOLT).

Catherine Hooper

General Manager

Catherine is the General Manager of TINA the Tina Turner Musical, which received its world premiere at the Aldwych Theatre in April 2018.

During her time at MRL she has managed shows including Heisenberg for Elliott Harper Productions, several seasons of La Soireé both in London and internationally, and the West End revival of The Dresser.  Catherine was also responsible for setting up the child company of the first UK and Ireland tour of Billy Elliot and assisting Beautiful – the Carole King Musical. Other shows include: the Korean transfer of ONCE the Musical, Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man, the BAM transfer of A Doll’s House, and Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense.

Catherine has been on the Stage One Apprentice scheme and also worked at Sonia Friedman Productions assisting on the opening of The Book of Mormon and Old Times.

Prior to working in the West End, she was Associate Producer for Teatro Vivo, an interactive theatre company specialising in working outside of traditional venues and creating theatrical adventures; collaborating with communities and audiences to turn everyday environments into magical worlds. Producing shows in libraries, high streets, museums, supermarkets and more.

Sacha Milroy

Production Manager

Sacha joined the team at Mark Rubinstein Ltd in November 2017 and is Production Manager on Tina – The Tina Turner Musical. Prior to this she was Director of Producing and Planning at the National Theatre. She first joined the National Theatre as Production Manager. Shows include: Frankenstein, Fela!, 13, Danton’s Death, London Assurance, Nation, Our Class, All’s Well That Ends Well, England People Very Nice, Her Naked Skin, The Year of Magical Thinking (& tour), Major Barbara, War Horse, Saint Joan, A Matter of Life and Death, Sizwe Banzi is Dead, The Alchemist, Man of Mode, Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Iphigenia at Aulis, Lifegame, Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads, His Dark Materials, Jumpers, Jerry Springer the Opera, Duchess of Malfi, Mappa Mundi, Play Without Words, Hinterland (& tour).

After a spell at Shakespeare’s Globe as Executive Producer she returned to the National Theatre as Head of Production managing a large production department, which included scenic construction, painting, props, costume, production & stage management. Prior to the National she worked extensively as a Production Manager, Event Manager & Stage Manager for various theatre companies, West End, festivals and on tour.

Daisy Lee

Production Coordinator

Daisy joined Mark Rubinstein Ltd in June 2019 as a Stage One Trainee Producer / Production Assistant.

Previously, she worked at the Ambassador Theatre Group in the position of Office Administrator and at the Olivier Awards as Production Office Coordinator. She produced a variety of plays and musicals at the Warwick Arts Centre and Edinburgh Fringe Festival whilst studying at the University of Warwick between 2015 -2018.