OTP was founded on an artistic vision. We wanted to create a marketplace for people like us who strive to be on the precipice in their chosen craft, living on the edge and pushing the envelope. As innovators and industry professionals working in theatre and media, we understand the importance of how your product is presented to and received by your audience. We get it. We get you.

 

IAN BIVINS

co-founder . actor . teacher . designer . carpenter

Ian's diverse skill set has been formed by spending most of his life somewhere inside of many theatres doing stuff and learning things. For most of these years, he worked under Master Teacher Kari Margolis and the internationally recognized MB ADAPTORS CO. Perseverance and good humor are Ian's favorite tools to be employed in a problem-solving situation. He works with a diverse clientele, striving to bring new collaborative ideas to the creative process.  

 

 

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ANGELA KISER

co-founder . consultant . designer . multi-media artist

As a professional designer and performer, Angela is a firm believer in using the arts and technology to deepen the relationships within our community. For over a decade, she has devoted her time to constructing unique approaches to storytelling and performance. Angela loves to use her skill sets to manifest creative visions. She has extensive training and professional experience in web and graphic design as well as lighting, sound, and audio/visual setup. From more intimate engagements to large productions, she can help make your event efficient, productive, and stress-free. 

 

BRENDAN LABOTZ

sound designer . audio engineer . musical composer

Brendan loves lending his musical talents to different projects. He has written original compositions for theater, film, dance performances and video games. He has collaborated with the Idiom Theater, Northwest Passage Theatre, Make Shift Art Space, the Bellingham Circus Guild, and Bellingham Repertory Dance by doing live scoring, sound design, and musical composition. Brendan’s style of music varies greatly from project to project. From kinetic, electronic dance music to atmospheric background music to an all-out rock opera, Brendan is very versatile. Brendan has been composing electronic music for over ten years. He is also a regular performer around town in various bands as a bassist and keyboardist.

 

JULIETTE MACHADO

filmmaker . photographer . graphic designer

Juliette graduated from WWU with a BFA in Dance and BA in Communication. She was raised on a healthy diet of weekly dance classes, and has followed that regimen ever since. Filmmaking became a part of her life later on, and now she loves finding new ways to combine performance and digital art. Juliette has provided video and design services to many local arts groups including Kuntz & Company, Skagit Opera, WWU's Theatre and Dance Department, Harper&I Dance Center, and Mindport Museum. She spent a summer interning at American Dance Festival in Durham, NC, currently performs with Bellingham Repertory Dance, and organizes the arts enrichment program for Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth.

 

ELLA MAHLER

fundraiser . grant writer . designer . consultant

Have a fundraiser coming up? Grants to write? Don’t know where to start? No problem. Ella Mahler is an experienced fundraiser for individual artists and small to mid-size organizations. As a performing artist herself, she has an authentic eye for aligning your creative vision and fundraising strategies. Ella has worked with organizations such as Bellevue Arts Museum, ACT Theatre, On the Boards, Velocity Dance Center, Yoga Behind Bars, OneWorld Now!, and dance and theatre companies around the region. Passionate and dedicated, Ella will help you build the fundraising goals and plans you need to make your world-changing vision become a reality.

 

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NOLAN ALAN MCNALLY

photographer . filmmaker . content strategist . writer

Nolan may have been born in a horse trough, but many great things have come from humble beginnings. He takes a holistic approach to all of his work, carefully crafting each project seeing that its purpose is fully realized, and its function pure and flawless. As an award winning filmmaker and photographer, his diverse range of interests help keep his work well-rounded. Nolan applies his background in marketing and advertising to his film and photo work which keeps your content on the precipice, grabbing the attention of your target audience. Nolan is an avid believer that everything must "serve the content." This leaves you with beautiful photo and video work which is consistent with your purpose and brand identity. 

 

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