Neil Ryan
NRG Productions
Montclair, NJ
tel: 973-220-7869
email: neil@neilryangroup.com

With over 20 years of experience in live music and special event production, Neil Ryan has a wealth of knowledge producing live shows and tours in venues across the country – from national football and baseball stadiums, festival grounds and world-class arenas to intimate theaters and unique private spaces. Neil also has extensive experience producing live TV, Internet and Satellite radio simulcasts and taped specials for HBO, Showtime and other clients.

Prior to opening NRG Productions in 2012, Neil was Director of Production Northeast for AEG Live, NY for over ten years. In this role  he was responsible for the production and management of all AEG Live shows throughout the Northeast. In addition he was responsible for the successful launch of touring shows and consulting on events with AEG Live’s LA headquarters and other regional offices. He was responsible for overseeing the final construction and opening of numerous performance and event venues including selection of sound, lighting and staging systems and vendor and labor negotiations.

Prior to his position at AEG Live, Neil was Production Manager and Promoter Representative at Metropolitan Entertainment Group, Director of Operations at the Meadows Music Theater in Hartford, CT and began his career in the music industry as Production Assistant for the Don Law Company and Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, Boston MA.

Neil has a B.A. in Communications from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Neil lives with his family in Northern NJ.