Brad Shelton

Brad Shelton

Creative Director, Project Development


Speaker Bio

Brad Shelton is a creative leader who transforms the aspirations of clients into exceptional projects. As an expert at practical, hands-on project development, Brad has overseen the project development of entire theme parks, entertainment resorts, attractions, media and sports experiences, and urban retail/entertainment/dining districts, while, at the same time, serving as a writer and Creative Director on projects in the United States, China, Dubai, South Korea, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.

Brad has created work for the Milwaukee Brewers including The Selig Experience at Miller Park, Madison Square Garden, The Music Box for the Ravinia Festival in Chicago, The World Food Center in the Netherlands, The Ryman Auditorium, the Dreamworks Animation Park, Hainan Space Park, Royal Caribbean Cruise Airlines, Magic Planet, The Grand Ole Opry and more.

Brad’s experience comes in many different entertainment forms from story structure and screenwriting to live production and theater to management and fundraising. In the theater, Brad worked as a producer and director around the world for over a decade, including productions in Arezzo, Italy and Cairo, Egypt, with the Lincoln Center Directors Lab in New York City, and award-winning productions in Chicago, New York City, North Carolina and Los Angeles.

A native of East Tennessee, Brad is a graduate of Rhodes College and the American Repertory Theater’s Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University.

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