Wayne was the Director/CEO of Sydney Theatre Company from 1990 to 1999. During his tenure STC became the largest and most successful theatre company in Australia. He directed over fifty productions for the company, including Into the Woods, Shadowlands, Six Degrees of Separation, Medea, Much Ado About Nothing, Two Weeks With the Queen and Dead White Males. In 1995, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the STC’s home, The Wharf, he created The Starfish Club (with Robert Love and John Pinder) and produced Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs as the star attraction. The Dogs are still touring the world over 20 years later. From 1981-86 Wayne was the Literary Manager/Dramaturg of STC.