Graham Coffey

Graham Coffey

General Manager

With over 30 year’s experience in the arts, Graham has worked to deliver a broad range of theatre and events of all scales.

Before commencing in the role of General Manager with ILBIJERRI, Graham worked with Regional Arts Victoria on their multi-year Small Town Transformations project.

After starting out as a Stage and Production Manager in the UK, Graham has worked on numerous theatre productions from repertory to large-scale musicals. After moving to Australia, work has included producing with Multicultural Arts Victoria, numerous project-based roles at Regional Arts Victoria, and at the other end of the scale, Athens Olympic and Melbourne Commonwealth Games opening ceremonies.

As Technical and then General Manager of the Creature Technology Company, Graham collaborated on the worldwide success of Walking with Dinosaurs – an arena-sized experience featuring life-size animatronic dinosaurs!

This varied experience has brought Graham to ILBIJERRI and back to his first love, working in a theatre company producing vital, innovative and powerful work.

Having made Kulin country his family home, Graham treads respectfully and hopes to be a strong ally of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on this unceded land.