Jeremy Webb
Jeremy Webb
Artistic Director

Jeremy Webb

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Jeremy Webb (he/him) is the twelfth Artistic Director in Neptune Theatre’s history. Prior to Neptune, Jeremy was the Artistic Producer of Eastern Front Theatre. 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.

For Neptune he has directed 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 Billy Elliot. He has directed for Festival Antigonish, Eastern Front, Alive Theatre. Jeremy directed Noises Off for The Mayfield Theatre in Edmonton in February 2020.

On stage appearances include 'Gandalf' in The Hobbit, 'Dr.Watson' in The Hound of The Baskervilles (Festival Antigonish,) ‘Cogsworth’ in Neptune Theatre’s Beauty and The Beast (twice), ‘Jaggers’ in Great Expectations (Neptune Theatre),  ‘Jack’ in Broadway on Argyle St. (WillPower/OTL), ‘George’ in I’ll Be Back Before Midnight (Valley Summer Theatre), ‘Macbeth’ in Macbeth (WillPower Theatre),  ‘Max Bialystock’ in The Producers (Rainbow Stage, Winnipeg), ‘Riverdale/Churchill’ in Rexy (Neptune), Under Milk Wood (touring since 2013,) ‘Paul Fisher’ in his own play Fishing (touring since 2012,) ‘Beowulf’ in Beowulf (Two Planks & A Passion), The Comedy of Errors, The Wizard of Oz and Romeo & Juliet (Neptune Theatre), 'Porter/Duncan' in MacBeth, ‘Iago’ in Othello (Shakespeare By The Sea),  Beauty & The Beast (Niagara Falls).

His one-man version of A Christmas Carol has been a great success since 2003, touring Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the USA, in schools and theatres since then. His other plays,  Shakespeare On Trial and Fishing, have also both toured for years. For Neptune Theatre he has written Cinderella (2018,) Peter Pan (2019,) and Alice (2021.)

He won the 2010 Mayor’s Award for Achievement in Theatre. In 2013, Jeremy 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 (7 years) and Samuel (10 years.)




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We are in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq, and we acknowledge them as the past, present, and future caretakers of this land.