Curtin's Hayman Theatre Company is the showcase for students studying Theatre Arts at Curtin, the longest established tertiary theatre course in WA. Theatre Arts at Curtin has produced many successful theatre professionals. These include popular film and television performers such as Frances O'Connor (MANSFIELD PARK, AI), Mandy McElhinney (MDA, THE BANK), and Kate Atkinson (BLUE HEELERS, SEA CHANGE) as well as successful local theatre actors such as Michael Loney, Caroline Mackenzie, Gibson Nolte and James Sollis.
There are also playwrights such as Mary Morris, Kate Mulvany, Luke Milton and Ingle Knight. Shidan Majidi works for the Cameron Mackintosh Organisation; Simon James directs Arena Theatre Company and Adam Mitchell is the Associate Director for the Black Swan Theatre Company. Still others are prominent on the boards of local theatre companies and on the committees of theatrical organisations.