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Hometown: Kankakee, IL

Education: Columbia College

Years With GDC: 8


Jacob has been designing lights and working within the performing arts community since 2000, working both domestically and abroad.  Some of the artists he has worked with are Aerial Dance Chicago, BONEdanse, The Dance COLEctive, Khecari Dance Theater, Breakbone Dance Company,  Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Peter Carpenter Performance Project, instruments of movement, Same Planet Different World, james morrow/the movement, Chamber Opera Chicago, Cuba's Escuela Nacional de Ballet, REIDance, Havana Cuba's DanzAbierta, Soham Dance, Cerqua Rivera Dance Theater, Concert Dance Inc./CDi, Joel Hall Dancers, Hedwig Dances, the Other Dance Festival, the Ruth Page Foundation, the Space Movement Project, Canada's lbs/sq", NEIU Repertory Dance, Thodos Dance Chicago's New Dances, Shaw Chicago, WNEP Theater, 16th Street Theater, The Neofuturists, City Lit Theater, and Free Street Theater. He has been technical director at the Ruth Page Theater, Links Hall and Hamlin Park Dance Theater, and has recently taken the position of Lighting Director at the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago.  This is Jacob's eighth season with GDC.

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