On the Couch With: Naomi Price

Award-winning Australian performer, producer and businessperson, Naomi Price, has been one of the city’s biggest champions of the arts and culture scene and making her mark as she does it.

Naomi and her business partner, Adam Brunes, started the independent production house The Little Red Company in 2012. Since its launch, Little Red has established a catalogue of critically acclaimed works that has seen them tour both nationally and internationally with a total audience of over 3.2 million and counting.

Join acclaimed journalist Kendall Gilding on the couch with Naomi as she shares her invaluable insights from her personal and professional journey including:

  • The journey in starting a business including highs, lows and learnings from business in the arts sector
  • Taking her business both nationally and globally and what drives that success
  • The value of creative partnerships and collaborations between companies and brands
  • The importance of crafting accessible and inclusive experiences for the whole community
  • Her life as a performer

This event will include a networking opportunity with food and beverages and a short Q&A with Naomi.


About Naomi Price, Co-Founder and Artistic Director at The Little Red Company

Naomi Price is the Artistic Director of The Little Red Company, which she co-founded with Adam Brunes in 2012. Together the pair has created original productions Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves (2022), Skyfall (2021), Your Song (2021), There’s Something About Music (2021), The IsoLate Late Show (2020), Christmas Actually (2018), Lady Beatle (2017), Wrecking Ball (2014) and Rumour Has It (2012).

Naomi’s performance credits include Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Michael Cassel Group); Ladies in Black (Queensland Theatre, Melbourne Theatre Company); Drizzle Boy, Gloria (Queensland Theatre Company); Sweet Charity, YANK! (Woodward Productions); the 10th Anniversary concert of YANK! (54 Below, NYC); I Want to Know What Love Is, That’s What She Said (The Good Room); Kiss Me Kate (Opera Queensland); The Tragedy of King Richard III, The Wishing Well (La Boite Theatre Company); and Defying Gravity, Solitary Man (Spiritworks).

In 2015, Naomi appeared on The Voice Australia and has shared the stage with many notable artists including Ricky Martin, Tim Finn, Il Volo, Guy Sebastian, Kate Miller-Heidke and James Morrison. In 2019, she became the first female artist to record a duet with classical-crossover sensation The TEN Tenors.

Naomi won a Green Room Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for Ladies in Black(Melbourne Theatre Company) a Matilda Award for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role for Ladies in Black (Queensland Theatre) and two Matilda Awards for Best Musical or Cabaret for Rumour Has It and Your Song.

Since 2021, Naomi been the Executive Producer of the Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols broadcast nationally on Nine from Brisbane’s Riverstage every year.

In 2023, Naomi became one of The Weekend Edition and InQueensland’s inaugural 40 Under 40, celebrating Queensland’s finest young entrepreneurs and leaders under the age of 40. She also won an Australia Women in Music Award for Live Creative Production.


About Kendall Gilding, Australian Journalist and Presenter

Kendall Gilding is a highly sought after speaker, TV presenter, MC and media commentator. Her warmth and clarity on stage and screen can captivate every audience.

Kendall’s high profile television media career has spanned more than a decade. She’s held coveted roles with Channel 7, earning the loyal viewership of Queenslanders as the 7NEWS 4pm Presenter for more than 8 years, also anchoring the 6pm news, working on Sunrise, and major sporting events like 7 Horse Racing and Davis Cup Tennis.

Kendall is an in-demand MC and Event Host, having hosted some of Queensland’s largest corporate and charity events with clients including UN Women Australia, the Department of the Premier, Brisbane Lions, Queensland Cricket, Brisbane City Council, Sony Foundation Brissy4Ward and the Redkite Gala Dinner to name a new.

Kendall is a passionate Ambassador for Foodbank Queensland and Newstead Mazda.

Away from work, she is the proud wife of Timothy and a happy mum to Olive, 4, and Moses, 1.


5:30 pm • 90 minutes


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