About the Team When you love what you do, it shows.
We acknowledge our Vancouver office is located on the unceded traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Our staff are fortunate to live, travel and conduct work in unceded traditional territories across what is now known as North America.
We're a passionate group of experts who achieve objectives and imagine beyond the possible - always having fun in the process.
Our team has over 30 years of experience; we're industry veterans armed with a boundless supply of fresh ideas. From start to finish, we'll bring your story to life with expertise, innovation, and originality.
President and Creative Director
As the founder of PRP, Patrick is the vital creative force behind PRP and our original entertainment division, Wondersee Entert(...)
As the founder of PRP, Patrick is the vital creative force behind PRP and our original entertainment division, Wondersee Entertainment. His 35-year commitment to creating compelling content that realizes the client’s vision while entertaining people worldwide has resulted in international acclaim and recognition.
Patrick’s favourite projects in recent memory include staging the largest event north of the 60th parallel at the 2007 Whitehorse Canada Games; producing the Ceremonies of the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, the Opening of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup and the 2017 Invictus Games; as well as staging the Official Opening of the Canadian History Hall at the Canadian Museum of History on Canada's 150th Birthday.
Outside of PRP, Patrick is a proud Canadian and family man; he loves being a dad to his two girls. Patrick volunteers his time as Board President for Theatre Under the Stars.
Fun Fact: Patrick made his musical theatre debut as the Artful Dodger in 1977, and he loves frozen chocolate malts!
Nik von Schulmann
Nik lends his expertise in delivering countless complex, large-scale national and international productions to PRP, overseeing (...)
Nik lends his expertise in delivering countless complex, large-scale national and international productions to PRP, overseeing all business and production activities of the company. He applies his sense of humour and quick thinking to all challenges and opportunities that arise.
With over 25 years of experience and having earned acclaim in the arts, culture and event industries, Nik led the production of multiple presentations for the Vancouver Opera and toured extensively with Broadway Musicals across North America. His most memorable projects with PRP include the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2010 Paralympics, over ten years of Grey Cup Halftime Shows and Game Presentation for the HSBC Canada Sevens since its inception.
Nik is passionate about travel, his family, and experiencing life to the fullest.
Fun Fact: Nik was once a zamboni driver!
In PRP's dynamic process of turning creative visions into reality, Jennifer bridges the gap by overseeing anything and everythi(...)
In PRP's dynamic process of turning creative visions into reality, Jennifer bridges the gap by overseeing anything and everything that falls in between creative and production. She prides herself on her ability to bring people together, working as a positive, efficient and supportive team while having fun at the same time.
A 20-year veteran of the event and entertainment industry, Jennifer has held key roles in several large-scale projects across North America. Her career highlights include the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, the 2014 Gay Games in Cleveland and the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto.
Jennifer’s greatest joy is being a mom and spending time with her husband and family. She loves exploring new places and experiences both near and far away.
Fun Fact: Jennifer, better known as JJT, has a 5-year personal plan which includes learning how to knit a sweater, travelling to Spain and Italy and improving her French!
Dan is a creator – in all senses of the word. He creates props, designs graphic visuals, implements installations and brings (...)
Dan is a creator – in all senses of the word. He creates props, designs graphic visuals, implements installations and brings creative concepts to life. Dan’s work seeks to reinvent the everyday, balancing the serious and the whimsical.
Contributing his visionary talents to PRP's productions, Dan’s favourite projects include the design and fabrication of giant puppets used for several PRP events, creating the guitar placards for the 2014 Gay Games Ceremonies and crafting giant mobiles for BC Children’s Hospital.
As an artist and a doer, Dan endeavours to make it through the goal posts of life with a few scrapes and a big smile.
Fun fact: Dan once took a bath in Annie Liebowitz’s bathtub!
As a vital part of PRP’s show development, Heather has a hand in the production process from beginning to end: from the propo(...)
As a vital part of PRP’s show development, Heather has a hand in the production process from beginning to end: from the proposal strategy to the creative planning stage, and ultimately the execution. She’s efficient and armed with a diverse résumé of creative and production experience.
First hired as a dancer at age 17, her role has evolved from Dance Captain and Performance Director to Associate Producer. Heather's most memorable events in her current role include the 2017 Invictus Games Ceremonies, the 2017 Canada Games Ceremonies, the Gift of Love and Gift of Time Galas as well as Game Presentation Director for the 2020 HSBC Canada Sevens.
Outside of work, you can find Heather with family and friends, eating good food – ideally outside.
Fun Fact: Despite enjoying a highly successful professional career as a dancer, Heather has never broken a bone!
Operations and Office Manager
Angela manages the day-to-day running of business operations for PRP. Her attention to detail, quick problem solving and creati(...)
Angela manages the day-to-day running of business operations for PRP. Her attention to detail, quick problem solving and creating process improvements ensure that PRP moves ahead enhancing best practices.
With a background in theatre operations for over 10 years, Angela has worked extensively managing logistics and teams for various large-scale events. From her humble beginnings with PRP as an Entertainment Runner for the PNE, she has quickly moved into vital production roles with PRP, the most memorable being the Production Coordinator for the 106th Grey Cup Halftime Show and Canada Winter Games.
Outside of PRP you can usually find Angela climbing a rockface, boxing and finding the best ice cream in town.
Fun Fact: Angela can solve a Rubik’s Cube!
Production and Digital Media Associate
Emily is responsible for leading the digital content creation and supporting production and marketing initiatives at PRP. From (...)
Emily is responsible for leading the digital content creation and supporting production and marketing initiatives at PRP. From travel logistics to graphic design, Emily is a part of it all. She is digitally savvy and works calmly and decisively under pressure.
Emily started acting in musical theatre productions in Hong Kong before moving to Vancouver to study Theatre Production and Design. After developing new skills and discovering new passions, Emily quickly moved into various production roles with PRP, her most memorable being the Production Coordinator for the 107th Grey Cup Halftime Show and Project Manager for the 2021 HSBC Canada Rugby Sevens in Vancouver and Edmonton.
Outside of the office you can find her with either her camera or spatula in hand.
Fun Fact: Emily lived in Hong Kong for 17 years and has been to 43 countries!
Costume and Production Coordinator
An essential ingredient to any PRP show is the costumes - and behind every sequin, sneaker and sparkle is Breanne. In addition (...)
An essential ingredient to any PRP show is the costumes - and behind every sequin, sneaker and sparkle is Breanne. In addition to coordinating the costumes for all performers, Breanne also supports PRP’s choreography and production development. She excels at staying organized, writing amazing labels and washing & folding hundreds of outfits!
Breanne’s favourite projects include the Western Canada Summer Games, the PNE, Tokyo Disney and Royal Caribbean Cruises.
In her downtime, she loves spending time with her family, baking, and teaching dance.
Fun Fact: Breanne loves Disney!
What makes our solution unique?
- Having fun is important to us.
- We imagine beyond the possible.
- Our pet-friendly, family-friendly office welcomes all team members – no matter how young or how furry.
- Our small and nimble team specializes in speed and flexibility.
- We’re passionate about community sustainability and look for opportunities to improve the communities we serve.