Jeremy Webb

Artistic Director, Actor, Host and Emcee
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Why You Need Jeremy

Jeremy Webb (he/him) is the twelfth Artistic Director in Neptune Theatre’s history.  Jeremy moved to Canada, from his native UK, in 1998, making Halifax home. He grew up in Cambridge and trained at The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Jeremy has been working at Neptune ever since 1998, in so many capacities.

Jeremy has hosted hundreds of events and shows over a twenty year career and is well known to the Nova Scotian community.

He can take your fundraiser, showcase or dinner event and emcee it to within an inch of its life! He will work with you and your team directly to create the perfect tone for your guests: formal, fun or frivolous; he’s done it all. He works well from a script and can riff with a crowd for hours! He is widely experienced with crowd of 800+ and equally at home with much smaller events too.

For Neptune he has directed The Play That Goes Wrong, Murder For TwoBilly Elliot, Elf: The Musical, Alice, Fully Committed, Woman In Black, The Rocky Horror Show, Peter Pan, Mamma Mia!, Shakespeare In Love, Cinderella, Noises Off, Little Thing Big Thing  and Calendar Girls. Up next he’s directing Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (at Neptune and Mirvish in Toronto) starring Billy Boyd & Dominic Monaghan (from The Lord of The Rings movies.)

Jeremy received the 2010 Mayor’s Award for Achievement in Theatre. In 2013, he won the Creative Arts Nova Scotia Established Artist Award. In 2014, Off The Leash/Jeremy Webb won the 2014 Touring Performers Award, presented by The Atlantic Presenters Association. In 2017, he was awarded The ACTRA David Renton Award of Excellence (for service to the film & TV union)  In 2022, he was awarded the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal for service to the arts.

If you ask him, he’ll tell you he is most proud of two ‘productions’ Dylan (8 years) and Samuel (11 years.)

Clients/events have included:
 Bust A Move, Special Olympics, Nutcracker Luncheon, The Festival of Trees, Contact Centre Nova Scotia, The Busker’s Festival, The Halifax Comedy Festival, reMax, Nova Scotia Nature Trust, Mental Health Foundation, Ergoworks, Delta Airlines, The Merritt Awards, The Daily News, Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia, Phoenix Youth Programs, Millar Productions, Wow Productions, Zed Events, The Ice Awards, Shakespeare By The Sea, Neptune Theatre, Live Bait Theatre, The Coast Best of Halifax Awards, Ladies in Red Bachelorette Auction, Live Art, Atlantic Superstore, NSLC, Arthritis Society, Office Interiors, Sport Nova Scotia, The Nature Trust, StFX University, Ecology Action centre and more…

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Why You Will Love Jeremy

“Just wanted to reach out and say thank you for doing a superb job of emceeing our Awards of Excellence Dinner last night. I have heard great feedback from guests on how much fun they had and how enjoyable the evening was. So kudos to you for making it a fantastic time and keeping us on track!”

Janet Hawley
Executive Director, Contact Centre Nova Scotia

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