Actor | Singer

A Wisconsin native, Jacob attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from which he holds a B.F.A. in Drama with Honors. While at Tisch, he studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Stonestreet Studios, and the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music. In New York, Jacob appeared in numerous productions.

Jacob is no stranger to some of the country's greatest regional theaters, especially in the Chicago area. He was a cast member of the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Billy Elliot in its return to Chicago with Porchlight Music Theatre. 

In addition to performing and demonstrating his strong singing and acting abilities, Jacob often finds himself volunteering for various charities and traveling. He is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association. 


THEATRE (selected)

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown .         Linus                                                                   The Market Theatre / dir. Jennie Ortega

Memphis                                                       Mr. Simmons                                                      Porchlight Music Theatre / dir. Daryl Brooks

Billy Elliot                                                      Ensemble + U/S George and Big Davey         Porchlight Music Theatre / dir. Brenda Didier

Our Mutual Friend                                       Bradley Headstone                                            The Gallery Players / dir. Mark Harborth

Hairspray                                                      Edna Turnblad                                                    Skirball Center for the Arts / dir. Marc Ferre

Romeo and Juliet                                        Lord Capulet                                                      Shakespeare Downtown / dir. Geoffrey Horne

Ragtime                                                       J.P. Morgan/Ensemble                                       Abe Burrows Theater / dir. Erin Ortman

Our Lady of 121st Street                            Victor                                                                   Abe Burrows Theater / dir. Laurie Carlos Smith

Wayward                                                      Travis                                                                   Marilyn Monroe Theatre/ dir. David Mendizabal

City, Town and Country                              Adam                                                                  Marilyn Monroe Theatre / dir. Lorca Peress


Saturday Night Live                                   Pickup Artist                                                       NBC Universal / dir. Chris Kelly

Saturday Night Live                                   FBI Cadet                                                           NBC Universal / dir. Chris Kelly

Bromance Boys                                          Various Principals                                              Art City Productions /dir. Greg Contaldi

NYXPD                                                       John Heartstone                                                Tisch Film & TV /dir. Jinshuo Zhang


- American Honors Performance Series – Vocal performer at Carnegie Hall

- Festa Italiana – Vocal performer at the Summerfest Grounds in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Broadway Wishes – Cabaret with Chad Kimball, Corey Cott, Anthony Rapp and Kaitlyn Davidson
- Ragtime Suite – J.P. Morgan/Ensemble at Radio City Music Hall

- Under the Surface – Concert at Rockwood Music Hall Directed by Jamie Lawrence and Nora York


B.F.A. in Drama with Honors from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts

- The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute; Stonestreet Studios; Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music


Acting:                   Geoffrey Horne, Lila Neugebauer, Daniel Talbott, Ted Sluberski, Mauricio Bustamante

Voice:                     Alexander Gemignani, Jenn Colella, Nora York, Jack Lee, Christopher Roselli, Duncan Sheik

Dance:                   Madeline Jaye (Ballet/Jazz), Jeffrey Ferguson (Tap), Gail Schroeder (Ballet/Tap)

Masterclasses:      Rebekah Bruce Parker, Ted Arthur, The Second City


Dialects (Cockney, British RP, Geordie, American Southern, Texas), Tai Chi, Piano, Percussion, Marching Band, Fishing, Hunting,

Driver’s License, US Passport, Stage Combat (J. Allen Suddeth)



I am fortunate to have an incredible job that I love which both challenges and fulfills me. Yet, none of what I do would be as meaningful to me without an audience to share it with. Stay up to date on all the latest news about the productions, events, and community work I’m involved with by having a look at the highlights below.


Jacob celebrated Labor Day by marching and joining other AEA members in NYC's Labor Day Parade! #EquityWorks


Jacob guest stars and serves as AD in season 3 of Art City's "BROMANCE BOYS"

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Jacob worked on sides with Rebekah Bruce Parker and Ted Arthur from Broadway's
Mean Girls! 




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