Jed Hopkins named Production Supervisor of Willy Bietak’s Ice Shows and Ice Rinks


Santa Monica, CA 10/10/16 – Willy Bietak Productions announced today that Jed Hopkins has been named Production Supervisor of WBP’s Current and Future Ice Show Productions and Ice Rink venues.  As Production Supervisor, Hopkins will report to company President & Founder Willy Bietak and will be responsible for both the company’s Domestic and International Touring Ice shows and Ice Rink installations. Recent WBP International Ice Shows include, Broadway on Ice headlining at the Royal Oprah House in Oman, Kaleidoscope on Ice a co-production with the Chinese Government which played a 47 day Holiday run at the Water Park Amusement Center in Honk Kong in celebration of the Chinese New Year. WBP currently has 11 major Ice Shows appearing on a fleet of Royal Caribbean Cruise ships. 

Hopkins, a performer in WBP’s famed Broadway on Ice from 2004 -2015, began his administrative career as a WBP Production Assistant in 2011. For the past five years Jed has assisted in various Bietak touring Productions and has helped to manage its ice rinks in Thousand Oaks, Beverly Hills, Pershing Square DTLA and The Chill Event at the Queen Mary liner moored in Long Beach, CA.  Hopkins has continued to act as office Director for a number of Bietak Produced ice shows aboard many of Royal Caribbean’s International cruise ships.

Hopkins was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah and began ice skating at the age of 10.  Through Natural talent and quick progression Jed became a National Competitor in the USA. Once Hopkins made the decision to move on from his highly successful competitive career, he joined WBP’s Holiday on Ice Tour of Diamonds as a featured performer. 

Willy Bietak Productions was founded by nine-time Austrian pair champion and two-time Olympian Willy Bietak, WBP a full-service worldwide company specializing in high quality live entertainment, ice skating shows, state-of-the-art portable ice skating rinks, industrial shows, specialty acts and costumed characters.  WBP has produced Domestic and International Ice skating spectaculars such as The Ice Capades®, Le Ice Show®, Broadway on Ice®, Holiday on Ice®, Festival on Ice® and currently a number of different Ice Show Productions aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise ships.

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