Our Profile

CPM is one of Australia's leading theatrical agencies. Our strong reputation both at home and abroad is built upon our fine eye for untapped talent and our success in developing creative careers. Our approach is considered yet determined, focused yet visionary.

Catherine Poulton Management was established in 2002 by Company Director Catherine Poulton. Representing a diverse client list, the agency has artists working in some of Australia’s leading feature films, television and theatre productions. CPM understands the unique strengths and abilities of each client, ensuring they are represented most effectively to achieve their long term goals.

Catherine Poulton has worked in representation and casting in both Australia and the UK since the early 1990s. Over the past decade, she has forged strong ties with the US industry. A large number of clients are co-represented in the United States and are working in the international market.  2014 saw the careful expansion of the agency to include a select number of Writers and Directors, a natural progression of our work developing, supporting and collaborating with individuals pursuing creative endeavours.

Catherine has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne and is a member of the Australian Drama Agents’ Association.

Sofie Bensen is a graduate of Macquarie University, where she completed a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Creative Arts. She has had various years of experience in the arts sector, working in areas of Ticketing, Production and Casting. She has a great love for Musical Theatre and travel, having spent a year abroad guiding around Europe.

With over 14 years experience across the arts and entertainment industries, our publicist Natalie Kaplan, has worked with some of Australia’s high-profile talent and best-known brands.  She spent over 5 years as an in-house publicist at Network TEN, and her unit publicity credits include Offspring, MasterChef, and INXS: Never Tear Us Apart.  Natalie has a Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Communications from Monash University.


Photo Credit: Ganesh Versus the Third Reich, Back to Back Theatre, Photo by Jeff Busby