Jacob has been designing lights and working within the performing arts community since 2000. His works have been seen with Aerial Dance Chicago, BONEdanse, The Dance COLEctive, Khecari Dance Theater, Breakbone Dance Company, Peter Carpenter Performance Project, Same Planet Different World, instruments of movement, Chamber Opera Chicago, Cuba’s Escuela Nacional de Ballet, REIDance, Havana Cuba’s DanzAbierta, Soham Dance, Concert Dance Inc. with whom he traveled to China in 2009, Joel Hall Dancers, Hedwig Dances, the Other Dance Festival, the Ruth Page Foundation, the Space Movement Project, Canada’s lbs/sq”, and NEIU Repertory Dance, Thodos Dance Chicago’s New Dances. He has been technical director at the Ruth Page Theater, Links Hall and Hamlin Park Dance Theater. He has also worked within the Chicago’s off-loop theater scene: memorable productions include Shaw Chicago’s Ghosts in Konya, Turkey, WNEP’s Let There be Light, wise blood and Statuette: A Hollywood Musical, The Neofuturist’s Haymaker, City Lit’s Gidget and their Sherlock Holmes series. This is Jacob's forth season with GDC.