Chris Grady

CG at Apex 2012
Chris Grady
 is a creative life support coach working with sole traders and small businesses, across the creative arts and the wellness industry, nationally and internationally.

Alongside this he works with associates in China, Saudi Arabia, Japan and Korea on the development of new training and development paths for theatre producers and theatremakers

He has previously run, built, marketed, and created theatres and festivals over 30 years. He has worked in senior marketing and management for businesses in Bristol, Plymouth, Edinburgh, Buxton, London, Stoke, Cardiff, Keswick, Bury St Edmunds, and internationally as Head of Licensing for Cameron Mackintosh.

Chris created, and ran until Aug 2018, an MA in Creative Producing for Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London with expert lecturers for a small cohort of emerging theatre and event producers.  He is now consulting with the University of the West of Scotland and developing training programmes from his new base in Blackness.

Based in Edinburgh and London.  He is on the Board of  The Production Exchange, the Authentic Artist Collective and Stagescripts Ltd. Chris has published Your Life in the Theatre – a self-help career guide or the arts.  He was commissioned to write an e-book The Anatomy of Your Creativity targetted at the business manager and leader in need of some creative support and inspiration.