Jacob Dunham

Musical Theatre and Dance Teacher

Originally from the woodlands of Maine, Jacob is an award-winning Theatre Director and two-time Josephine New York Theatre Award Nominee. His career has spanned from productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Regional Theatre, Opera, and TV/Film. Highlighted credits include: The Great Look (Manhattan Repertory Theatre), Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 (Broadway), Chicago (Broadway), Bullets Over Broadway (Broadway Tour), On The Town (Broadway), and Hello Again (Off-Broadway). Jacob has had the privilege of working and studying along-side legendary director/choreographer mentors Susan Stroman and Ann Reinking, has trained with The University of The Arts, The Society of American Fight Directors, and is a proud graduate of the Temple University School of Drama, where he earned degrees in Theatrical Directing, and Business Studies. Jacob currently serves as the Founding Artistic Director of The National Broadway Theatre in Grand Rapids, MI. (www.NationalBroadwayTheatre.org) as well as a Faculty Member at The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre. For more information, please visit: www.Jacob-Dunham.com

What inspires you?
Seeing the tenacity in hard-working people!

Who is your favorite fictional character?
Sherlock Holmes

What was your favorite after school snack growing up?
Peanut Butter On Toast!