Michaela Coventry’s career as a producer spans 20 years and all artforms.
With Sage Arts she works with many independent artists and companies including: Jo Lloyd, Genevieve Lacey, Musica Viva’s Future Makers Program involving Matthias Schack- Arnott and Aura Go and Henry Jock Walker, and acts as an advisor for Lee Serle, Gail Priest and M.E.S.S.
In demand as an executive producer for organisations and as a producer of all contemporary artforms, Michaela has worked with many of Australia’s most exciting arts organisations, including Speak Percussion (2015-2017) where she produced tours across Europe and Asia, and Megafun (2013-2014) where she produced the National Gallery of Victoria’s Melbourne Now Dance Program, curated by Antony Hamilton.
Between 2006 and 2012, Michaela was the Executive Producer of Lucy Guerin Inc, where, hand-in-hand with the Artistic Director, she oversaw the expansion of the company and touring of its work across Asia, Europe and North America.
Other career highlights include producing roles with independent companies such as Marrugeku and Stalker where she oversaw the development of new works and the touring of these works to Europe and Latin America; venues such as Sydney’s Performance Space which included co-curating the Antistatic Dance Festival in 2001; and working with individual artists and independent organisations, such as Gail Priest, The Fondue Set, Julie-Anne Long, Yumi Umiumare. Between 2003 and 2005, Michaela was a guest artist for Art Harbour at Future University Hakodate Japan.
Michaela is highly regarded as a board member and member of funding selection panels. Work in this area includes: City of Yarra Room to Move Panel, M.E.S.S Advisory Panel, New Music Network Board, Creative Victoria Advisory panels and Australia Council funding panels for International touring including Going Global, APAM, Dance Fund and Playing Australia.