Meet The Team

Edward Mercieca

Managing Director

Edward started FM Theatre Productions with his wife Marika way back in 1998 with a vision to open up the first Musical Theatre School in Malta as well as to produce local theatre. Since then, FM Theatre Productions have seen over 8 thousand students attending Stagecoach Theatre Arts Schools and have produced over 20 productions, from Musicals to straight plays to Pantomimes. Edward, who has been involved in the theatre scene for over 30 years is better known for his huge Panto Dames. He has been involved in very different genres of theatre and theatre styles, from Shakespeare to Panto and from Musical Theatre to straight drama. Edward is a Newcastle supporter and loves a bit of Cricket on his days off. 

Marika Mercieca


Marika Mercieca has been involved in the theatre scene for the past 35 years. Her love for theatre began when she was 14 years old and since then has worked in various productions . She has gained experience on stage and TV as an actress as well as an executive producer for various productions for FM Theatre Productions. In 1998 Marika co-founded the Stagecoach Theatre Arts Schools (Malta) franchise and since then has seen it grow successfully. In her free time, Marika loves to...Marika doesn't have free time. 

Luke Mercieca

Executive Producer

Luke has been part of the production team for FM since 2011. Luke attended Stagecoach for 12 years and has taught drama at Stagecoach for a few years. He is currently reading for a BA (Hons) in Drama And Performance in Edinburgh. As much as he enjoys the production side of things, Luke also loves performing. His latest theatre credits for FM include, Fender (Hairspray), Kallu (Cinderella) and Ali (Ali Baba - The Panto) as well as Nikos (Legally Blonde- Mellow Drama), Borachio (Much Ado About Nothing - MADC) and Salerio (Merchant of Venice - MADC). Luke has also won the Most Promising Actor & Best Actor Award in the MADC One Act Festival.

Tonella Muscat

Head Of Administrations

Tonella has been involved with FM Theatre Productions since 1998. Apart from being Head of Administrations, Tonella has been the Principal of Stagecoach Birkirkara school since it opened in 2000. Ever since joining FM, Tonella has formed part of our backstage team and has been invovled in major productions such as Chicago, High School Musical, Hairspray, Oliver!, The Wiz, Beauty and the Beast, Fiddler on the Roof and various Pantomimes amongst others. Tonella looks forward to her Sundays where she can chill out on her boat with her husband and 2 children. 

Maxine Aquilina

Events & Wardrobe Manager

Maxine started her training in Ballet at Yada at the age of eight. In 2006 she furthered her education in the UK. She is now employed full time at FM Theatre Productions and teaches at Stagecoach while continuing her training in musical theatre. Some theatre credits include, Ali Baba (ensemble), Legally Blonde (Serena), Much Ado about Nothing (Ursula), Fiddler on the Roof (Tzietel), Merchant of Venice (Jessica) and has recently played Princess Esmeralda in FM Theatre productions Christmas Panto - Pinocchio. When she's not working, Maxine loves to watch as much theatre as she can and educate herself further in the arts. 

Who We Are.

FM Theatre Productions is a quality service provider within the creative industry where excellence and professionalism are its way of life. It is run by local theatre veterans Edward and Marika Mercieca. Its main objectives are to provide top quality theatre productions and High end education in the performing arts specifically for children and young adults . FM Theatre Productions also provides a professional casting service to the foreign and local film and television industries.

What We Do.

FM Theatre Productions is the leading theatre producer in Malta. The company has gained a reputation of quality, excellence and professionalism through the success of its theatre productions since 1999. Major shows include blockbusters such as Chicago, Fiddler On The Roof, Hairspray, High School Musical, massively successful Christmas Pantomimes, Cinderella, Ali Baba and Pinocchio, as well as sellout shows like Allo Allo, Are You Being Served and The Vagina Monologues, to name a few. The company also produced hugely successful less commercial shows such as Red, Seascape and Side by Side by Sondheim.

FM Theatre Productions also is the franchisee for Stagecoach Theatre Arts Schools (Malt). Stagecoach Malta is the largest part time performance arts school on the Island with centre spread around the country. The school has an excellent reputation and this is evident in the continuous growth is experiences year in year out.

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FM Theatre Productions bring the house down with highly entertaining production - The Times Of Malta