Theatre & Entertainment Risk Specialists

Gow-Gates Insurance Brokers Specialty Division offers bespoke insurance solutions and advice to cover all forms of entertainment related risks including live music and theatre events, TV, film & media. 

Our specialist team are capable of developing customised insurance solutions to any entertainment, live performance or theatrical event that requires tailored covers for unique situations.

We have over 30 years' experience providing insurance and risk management advice and bespoke policies for Australian based risks as well as covering worldwide touring theatre and musical tours. From insurance cover for multi-million dollar tours to policies for concerts, festivals, sporting events, theatre productions or films, our team is able to provide broad cover at highly competitive premiums.

Our Policies

We specialise in arranging tailored made packages to cater for all your specific insurance needs, examples include:

  • Cancellation/Abandonment & Non-Apperance for theatre productions, concerts, special events and open air concerts
  • Tailored Public Liability Insurance policies
  • Property & Equipment Floaters
  • Business Interruption and additional expense covers for specific events or for annual covers
  • Travel for Individuals up to whole of cast and production staff
  • Personal Accident Insurance including lump sum benefits for hard to place stunts or occupations
  • Worldwide Medical Expenses
  • Engineering and Breakdown covers for props sets lighting and special effects
  • Professional Indemniy
  • Directors & Officers Liability

Our Clients

  • Management Companies and individual consultants
  • Producers & Production Companies
  • Arts & Multimedia Venues
  • Equipment Hire Companies
  • Event Management & Production Companies
  • Advertising & Film Production Companies
  • Theatre & Concert Promoters


Fred Esteban
Director, Specialty
P: (02) 8267 9970

Melissa Commerford
Account Manager, Specialty
P: (02) 8267 9976