Fraser is a sought-after MC, interviewer and panel facilitator. Since 2016 he has been a Curator for TEDxSydney where, in addition to their annual mainstage event, he also programs speakers and performers for TEDxSydney’s Pitch Nights, Salon and Youth events. Previously, Fraser has hosted sessions, interviews and moderated panels as part of [email protected] 2017 and 2019 (Sydney Town Hall) as well as TEDxSydney 2017, 2018 and 2019 (Sydney Theatre, ICC Sydney).
Professionally, Fraser works in the arts, primarily touring concerts, commercial theatre and musical theatre productions both nationally and internationally. Such productions have included the international tours of Disney’s The Lion King (Michael Cassel Group/Disney) and George Orwell’s 1984 (Almeida Theatre), as well as Australian tours of Pigalle (Sydney Festival), Eddie Perfect’s The Beast (GWB Entertainment), GHOST The Musical (ATG). Earlier this year Fraser Produced the creative developments and showings of two new Australian musicals - Good Omens and The Dismissal (Squabbalogic). Fraser brings style, professionalism and a fabulous sense of humour to his hosting duties and is known for his ability to lighten the room and lift everyone's energy.
Fraser Orford is a wonderfully gifted, natural communicator. His ability to effortlessly move between humour and serious commentary marks both his quality and intellect. Perhaps it’s his fam ... keep readingiliarity with theatre, or his experience within curating and hosting some of the world’s most impressive thought leaders that sets Fraser in a league all of his own - for me, it’s his warmth, his empathy, his humanity and ability to truly connect. Dr Gill Hicks AM MBE