Jacob is a New York-based theatre-maker and musician. As an actor, he has performed regionally at Weston Playhouse, Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Huntington, Company One, New Repertory Theatre, Speakeasy Stage Company, and Wheelock Family Theatre. He has been a featured composer at New York Musical Festival, and his work as a composer/performer has been developed at Ars Nova’s ANTFest, Chinatown Soup, Fresh Ground Pepper, the Exponential Festival, The Tank, and the Motor Company. He is a current member of The Civilians R&D Group, where he is developing a new musical about the history of the subway. In 2018, his actor-musician theatre show 1969: The Second Man premiered to critical acclaim at New York Theatre Workshop as part of their Next Door Series. As a director, he has developed and presented work at Jack, Frigid Festival, Dixon Place, JACK, The Flea, and TinyRhino with playwrights Dan Giles, Will Arbery, Sofya Weitz, Cary Gitter, Phoebe Kreutz, and others. He is a graduate of Harvard College, where he studied acting and playwriting.