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, our success in developing creative careers and our long standing working relationships with our clients and the broader industry.Our approach is considered yet determined, focused yet visionary and above all, collaborative.

Catherine Poulton Management was established in 2002 by Company Director Catherine Poulton. Representing a diverse client list, the agency has artists working in Australia and internationally in feature film, television, voice over, digital content and on stage. CPM understands the unique strengths, talents and aspirations 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 in particular, 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.

Catherine has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne and is a member of the Australian Drama Agents’ Association. Catherine is also a Mental Health First Aider with The Arts Wellbeing Collective.

Cameron Hooper graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) with a Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management. Prior to CPM, Cameron worked in casting on a number of film and television projects including Wentworth (Foxtel), Offspring (Network Ten), Romper Stomper (Stan), The Cry (ABC) & The inBESTigators (ABC/Netflix). Cameron has a strong musical background as a pianist as well as experience working with world class musicians at the Australian Festival of Chamber Music. Cameron is also a member of the Australian Drama Agents’ Association (ADAA). In his spare time, Cameron is undertaking graduate study in Employment and Labour Relations Law at the University of Melbourne, Law School. 

Having studied in Australia, Canada and Europe, Tania Patti has a BA (Hons) majoring in Cinema Studies and Literature, and completed graduate studies in Public Relations. Tania spent five years working for a talent agency in London, where she was promoted to Junior Agent before commencing her role with CPM. Alongside her work as an Agent here, Tania also manages all publicity commitments and opportunities for our clients.

Julia Dawson has a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Television) and has worked across film, television and commercial projects. 

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