Jacob has been designing lights and working within the performing arts community since 2000. His works have been seen with BONEdanse, The Dance COLEctive, Khecari Dance Theater, Thodos Dance Chicago, Breakbone Dance Company, Peter Carpenter Performance Project, Aerial Dance Chicago, Instruments of movement, Chamber Opera Chicago, REIDance, 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 ibs/sq, and NEIU Repertory Dance. He has been technical director at the Ruth Page Theater and Hamlin Park Dance Theater. He has also worked within the Chicago’s off-loop theater scene: memorable productions include Shaw Chicago’s Ghost in Konya, Turkey, WNEP’s Let There Be Light, Wiseblood, and Statuette: a Hollywood Musical, City Lit’s Gidget and their Sherlock Holmes series. Jacob is a 2003 graduate of Columbia College Chicago and this is his first season with GDC.