Colin Ingram is executive vice president of MSG Productions. In this role, Mr. Ingram is responsible for directing all aspects of MSG's original productions and entertainment franchises, as well as for identifying and developing new franchises. This includes daily oversight of the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular, both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and creating and implementing new proprietary productions and events for MSG venues. He is also responsible for evaluating opportunities for the presentation of MSG's productions and events in other markets and exploring new ways to expand the legendary Rockettes brand.
Mr. Ingram has more than two decades of experience in developing and managing theatrical productions. Before joining MSG in 2015, he was CEO of Colin Ingram Limited, a leading independent theatre production company, which he founded in 2005. During the company's ten years, Mr. Ingram consulted on the Australia and Broadway productions of "Billy Elliot" for the Old Vic Theatre Company. He also produced "Movin' Out" in London with IP Live PLC, before serving as lead producer and general manager of the London production of "Gone With The Wind" directed by Trevor Nunn, as well as the London and Broadway productions of "Breakfast At Tiffany's." Mr. Ingram developed and served as lead producer for "Ghost - The Musical" directed by Matthew Warchus, which opened in London in 2011 and then on Broadway in 2012, before going on to play in more than ten countries. "Ghost" was nominated for five Olivier Awards, including Best Musical, and was nominated for three Tony Awards. Mr. Ingram and his company also co-produced the "Ghost - The Musical" cast album with Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard.
Prior to starting his own company, Mr. Ingram served as executive producer of the Old Vic Theatre Company (OVTC) and Old Vic Productions (OVP). In addition to managing the day-to-day operations of OVP and OVTC, Mr. Ingram worked as executive producer for Kevin Spacey, who was the Theatre's first Artistic Director. Before joining the Old Vic, Mr. Ingram was general manager and managing director of Disney Theatrical in London, overseeing "The Lion King" in the West End and the UK Tour of "Beauty And The Beast." He started his theatre career at Cameron Mackintosh Limited, where as the production administrator of "Les Miserables" in London, he led the organization of the 10th Anniversary Concert at the Royal Albert Hall. He then worked for six years as general manager of the UK Tours of "Les Miserables" and "Phantom Of The Opera," as well as the West End transfer of the Royal National Theatre's "Oklahoma!," starring Hugh Jackman, and "The Witches of Eastwick," starring Ian McShane.
Mr. Ingram received a Bachelor of Laws degree from Edinburgh University, and a Master of Science in International Banking and Financial Studies from Heriot-Watt University, before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant at PWC in Edinburgh. During his time at Edinburgh, he produced and directed musicals and plays at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and also founded the Edinburgh University Footlights, the university's musical theatre society.
Mr. Ingram is also Non-Executive Director of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.