The Team

We are the Real Theatre Company, where we aim to show-case talented kiwis in a range of productions from Theatre for Children, Musical Theatre to plays. We have many years of experience with David Coddington spear-heading to become the Creative Director as well as Theatrical Director of the company. He was an extensive background in directing Professional theatre, establishing Screen Acting Course with South Seas Film and TV School in which he was a founding director. David also headed the Diploma and Bachelor Performing Arts Programme with Manukau Institute of Technology.

Mel Himiona who is married to David Coddington has an extensive background in Acting (Stage and Screen), and Stage Managing in the Auckland theatre scene. She was also integral in co-developing the Diploma and Bachelor Degrees in Creative Arts – Performance with The Manukau Institute of Technology.