Jakob was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia on May 16th 1995. He has mostly theatre credits, but also dabbled in local background acting. His background credits include: Student on Mr. D (TV Series), and Wedding Guest in Christmas With Holly (Hallmark Movie). Most recent stage credits include: Aeneas in "Dido and Aeneas" (2017), Chairman/Ensemble in "Oliver!" (2017), Dr Fine/Dr. Madden in "Next to Normal" (2017), Bob Cratchit/Ensemble in "A Christmas Carol: The Musical" (2017), Pan in "Daphnis et Chloé" (2018).
Upcoming: Valentine/Ensemble in "Mary Poppins" (February-March 2018)
Jakob is studying a Bachelor of Music at Université de Moncton, and is fully bilingual (French and English).
Jakob trained at the Neptune Theatre School in Halifax, Nova Scotia in their Youth Performance Company from 2008 until 2012 (excluding 2009). He performed in their winter productions from 2010-2012.
HOMETOWN: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada