OTL Event Production
Off The Leash Creative brings theatrical flare to any event, corporate or otherwise.
OTL has twenty years experience of producing shows, plays, tours and events. Our team handles every element from script creation, production, music, hosting, technical, catering and hospitality and decor.
Of course, we are also comfy handling a wide selection of production elements: lighting, AV, sound, and script creation.
We have produced events in Saint John, New Brunswick, Ottawa and, of course, Nova Scotia. For event management, Webb uses his theatrical skill and eye as a theatre director to enhance all he does.
Webb works with an AV team closely to ensure maximum dramatic, visual and audio accuracy. Decades directing theatre has given him a strong understanding of audio-visual possibilities.
For many events we create video segments and work closely with our broadcast-quality camera crew and video production company to ensure maximum impact.
BellAliant; Theatre Nova Scotia (Merritt Awards Gala); Zed Events; Parkhill Events; Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia; Neptune Theatre; St. FX University; Town of Wolfville and Wolfville Business Commission; Ergoworks
Jeremy Webb – Director/Producer
Jeremy has twenty years experience as a theatre director and producer. When producing and directing events his philosophy is to take things to the max. and to push the boundaries of expectation to create a memorable experience. Jeremy believes that the client deserves to be dazzled, needs to see their event soar and that OTL will put together a team prepared to do just that.
Jeremy has substantial experience coordinating/producing large-scale events, from the opening of grand buildings (The Millenium Centre, St. FX University), the re-branding of towns (Wolfville) to charity fundraisers (Festival of Trees, Different Stage Of Mind, etc.)
Jeremy’s theatrical eye and technical knowledge will enhance and add heart to your event.
Francine Deschepper – Event Coordinator
Francine’s passion for food, wine, and hospitality, combined with her exceptional organizational skills, make her a natural in the event planning industry. She brings a wealth of professional service knowledge and expertise to the Off The Leash team. Francine has spent almost 20 years honing her taste and talents working at some of Halifax’s top-tier restaurants. She is also ACTRA Maritimes’ Special Events Committee Chair. Francine has collaborated in the planning of numerous culinary functions from conception to completion with flawless precision, attention to detail, and most importantly, customer satisfaction.
Francine holds a degree in theatre studies from Acadia University, adding to her top-notch communication skills and creative flair. She feels most in her element while juggling multiple tasks, and she takes pride in her ability to pull together an event in a timely and fun fashion.
Sylvia Bell – Stage Manager
Sylvia Bell received her technical training at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College and is now based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
She was recognized in 2010 with the Robert E Merritt award for Outstanding Stage Management.
Recent credits include: Jeremy Webb’s Fishing, Shakespeare On Trail and A Christmas Carol (Off The Leash Creative),Colleen Wagner’s The Monument and Mary-Colin Chisholm’s To Capture Light (LunaSea Theatre), Graham Percy’s Brightest Red To Blue and Bev Brett’s Out the Meadow (Forerunner Playwrights Theatre), Colleen Wagner’s Home (Home First Productions) and Daniel McIvor’sConfession (Mulgrave Road Theatre).
“Jeremy has become a valuable member of our One Nite Wonders production team filling the role of both emcee and stage director with humour and finesse. Both performers and audiences respond to his direction and his belly-ache humour leaves everyone wanting more. He is a true professional with a passion for his craft!”
Leanne Andrecyk , ZedEvents
“Off The Leash are phenomenal to work with; they take imagination and make it reality! You feel like you have stepped into a book and are living it.”
Jennifer Parkhill, Owner- Parkhill Events
“Having Jeremy Webb as part of the event team on-site is a true pleasure. As a Stage Manager, the script runs very smoothly under his careful attention to detail. Best all of, Jeremy’s management style puts speakers, technicians and event planners completely at ease. I highly recommend hiring Jeremy to become part of your event team!”
Jennifer Davies, ZedEvents
“This very important event was a huge success thanks to Francine’s experience, impeccable planning, and supervision. Her work ethic and enthusiasm are hard to match and her knowledge of the hospitality industry is deep and insightful. Francine understands what raises an event from the mundane to special”
Richard Hadley, Branch Representative ACTRA Maritimes.