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2023 workshop SPEAKERS

Chris Lisle


Originally from Nashville, TN, Chris Lisle has over 31 years experience in the entertainment industry.  He has worked in a variety of roles including Production Designer, Lighting Designer, Production Manager, and Show Producer. 


Some of Chris’ present and past clients include: Alice Cooper, Robert Plant, Jason Aldean, Jake Owen, Parker McCollum, Judah and the Lion, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, The NFL Draft, Miranda Lambert, One Republic, Dave Koz, Danny Gokey, Sugarland, Billy Currington, Peter Frampton, Nick Carter, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Chris Young, Jennifer Nettles, Lee Brice, Kip Moore, Chase Rice, Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau, IEBA, Sara Evans, Keith Urban, LeAnn Rimes, Lee Ann Womack, Phil Vassar, The Recording Academy (Grammy’s), and many others.


Chris is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Touring Career Workshop, a non-profit that serves as “Human Resources for Touring Production Professionals”.


Chris is a former adjunct instructor at Belmont University, teaching classes on Production Design and Tour/Production Management.


Chris is a 2016 graduate of Leadership Music, and is a member of the CMA, ACM, and the ESA (Event Safety Alliance). Chris currently serves as a Board Member for the CMA's and ACM’s.


In his spare time, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and children relaxing on the water at Tims Ford Lake in TN.

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