My name is Jake. I direct plays about where we are and who we are, and what they have to do with each other.

I direct things that are fun, and weird, and about the irreconcilabilities of being alive, but they're often fun. I think they have to be in order to sneak up on you.

Selected awards include:

2020 AIRS Resident at the Hangar Theatre

2019 Flea Resident Director

2018 Drama League Fellow,

2017 Drama League Resident Artist

2017 Williamstown Theater Festival Directing Corps

2016 Westport Country Playhouse Directing Fellow under Mark Lamos + David Kennedy

2012-2013 SDC Observership Class

 

Led resident companies & student actors at:

Atlantic Acting School

Williamstown Theatre Festival

The Flea Theater

Hangar Theatre Company

Associated Artist at The New Group.

One of three Founding Artistic Directors of PLAYxPLAY