Legal & Business Affairs Manager
Anna Colless is a media and entertainment lawyer with experience across a diverse range of industries and practice areas. She currently specialises in the international development and exploitation of theatre and live events, most recently including 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' (Broadway; North American Tour; Australia; West End), 'King Kong' (Broadway), 'Strictly Ballroom The Musical' (West End), and 'Muriel’s Wedding The Musical' (Australia).
Anna is also a committee member of Hearts for Arts Law (a fundraising arm of the Arts Law Centre of Australia) and a contributor to the Entertainment Law Update podcast. For these and other contributions to the community, including her pro bono work, she won the Sports & Entertainment category of the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards 2021.
Anna is admitted to the practice of law in both New South Wales and New York.
Since joining Global Creatures, Anna has proved instrumental in advising the company on its highly specific, cross-jurisdictional legal and commercial arrangements. She has also developed innovative analytical tools, rights management systems and information packets that have significantly enhanced the agile capabilities of the legal and business affairs team.