“An Interview with Music Producer, Clay Hutson (UPDATED)” featured on blogwebpedia.com is an ode to the amazing level of craftsmanship that Clay Hutson has brought to the field of live production in concert venues and stage management. Stage management is not an easy job. Clay Hutson knows this reality all too well. He started his production company with the hope that he could make the process easier for everyone involved and empower artists. Often, these artists can feel hampered by the restrictions of space or process. Clay Hutson has been dedicating himself to creative solutions to make the show that they want to put on.
While the industry is typically associated with glitz and glamour, Clay Hutson explains that the pressures associated with putting on a good show can be quite sobering. He has a very detailed routine that he likes to adhere to every time he is charged with putting on a show, especially one of this magnitude. There is a lot that goes into the creation of a vision. The artist might have something in their head that requires the production team to get very creative. Not only does the performance need to look good but it needs to sound good as well. Clay Hutson has a lot of experience as a sound engineer and he understands how important this is to the process.
Clay Hutson has a degree in both theaters design and technical production from the University of Central Michigan. He also has an advanced degree in business administration. These pale in comparison to the additional credits that he’s earned in industry through his position with GetaGrip touring. Since 1999 he has been working in some capacity or another for the company. At this current time, he is a production manager for the company. He has also served as the vice president of production for another company, Ronin Event Creative. All these positions have been instrumental in his development and helped develop his empathy for artists who want to do the best they can to entertain their fans. Helping them realize their vison remains a number one priority for Clay Hutson as he works alongside them through event development.