From the UK, Jake is a newcomer to the Bay Area Theatre scene. Previously studying at the University of Sussex Jake discovered Musical Theatre at the Sussex Musical Theatre Society (SMuTS), where he performed in his first show, RENT, as Benny, and later acted as its President. Ever since he has taken to the stage in a number of different roles and responsibilities, most notably Sky in Mamma Mia (Mountain Play Association), The Ghost of Christmas Past in A Christmas Carol (Stapleton Theatre Co.), and Pirelli in Sweeney Todd (SMuTS).
Jake is also an avid musician and Musical Director, having played in Big Bands, orchestras, and pit bands for the last few years. He found his way into the Marin scene originally by playing clarinet for Stapleton Theatre Company’s The Music Man. Jake has musically directed and orchestrated shows including Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Once More with Feeling, School Of Rock, and the MMTC Productions of Guys and Dolls and Spring Awakening.
Jake is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Marin Musical Theatre Company.