Colin Ingram

Colin Ingram

Colin Ingram has worked with some of the world's leading theatre directors, producers and designers. He received a formal education in Law, International Banking and Finance and then qualifying as a Chartered Accountant at PWC in Edinburgh. During his university, he produced and directed musicals and plays at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe founding the Edinburgh University Footlights which is now in its 24th year. He was given his break aged 25 to work for Cameron Mackintosh as the Production Administrator of Les Miserables in London, leading the organisation of the 10th Anniversary Concert at the Royal Albert Hall which become one of the best selling music videos. He then worked for six years general managing the UK Tours of Les Miserables and Phantom Of The Opera along with the West End transfer of the RNT's Oklahoma! starring Hugh Jackman and Witches of Eastwick starring Ian McShane. At 31, he was offered to become General Manager and Managing Director of Disney Theatrical in London overseeing Lion King in the West End and the UK Tour of Beauty And The Beast. After hearing that Billy Elliot was to become a musical and that Kevin Spacey was to run the Old Vic, Colin pursued and became Executive Producer for Old Vic Theatre Company (OVTC) and Old Vic Productions (OVP). During his tenure, he was EP for Kevin Spacey on the first and second seasons with included Cloaca, Aladdin with Ian McKellan, National Anthems, Philadelphia Story, and Richard II (which went to Germany). He was Executive Producer on Billy Elliot in London with David Furnish and Working Title's Angela Morrison and reported to Sally Greene in addition to being Executive Producer on Trevor Nunn's Hamlet starring Ben Wishaw, Vagina Monologues and the administrative, staffing and running of OVP and the OVTC.

In 2005, Colin formed Colin Ingram Limited and left the Old Vic but remained a consultant on Billy Elliot for them in Australia and New York. He produced Movin' Out in London with IP Live PLC, an AIM listed company. He then lead produced and general managed Gone With The Wind directed by Trevor Nunn in London, Breakfast At Tiffany's in London starring Anna Friel and on Broadway starring Emilia Clarke, which went on to win Best New Play at the Broadway.com awards. From 2006 onwards, Colin developed and lead produced Ghost - The Musical directed by Matthew Warchus with Music & Lyrics by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard. The production opened in Manchester then London in 2011, on Broadway in 2012 with two touring productions opened in the UK and North America and a production in South Korea all in 2013 and later in China & Taiwan in 2015. Colin Ingram Limited also general managed the West End production and is the Global General Managers for Ghost The Musical with licensed productions opening in Budapest and Milan in 2013, Germany and Czech Republic in 2014 and forthcoming productions in Japan, Sweden and Brazil. Ghost has been nominated for five Olivier Awards including Best Musical and three Tony Awards and was recently voted the ninth best musical of all time in a radio survey. It has now sold over million tickets world-wide. Hundreds of professional and amateur productions are licensed through Theatrical Rights Worldwide with the first in the Philippines in 2014. Colin Ingram Limited also co-produced the Ghost - The Musical Cast Album with Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard setting up the record label and contracting UK and US distributors and working with Universal Music in Asia.

Colin was appointed by the Board of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo as a Non-Executive Director in 2015.