Jakob Creighton

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Jakob Creighton is a Canadian actor, singer, and writer. He is originally from Halifax, NS, and is currently located in Toronto, Ontario.

Training

While in high school, Jakob trained with Neptune Theatre's Youth Performance Company, and was in three of their fall productions between 2010 and 2012. Jakob holds a Bachelor of Music in Classical Voice from Université de Moncton (class of 2018). He is currently a student at Randolph College for the Performing Arts (class of 2021).

Career

Creighton made his professional début in October 2015 in the second iteration of the oratorio La Vallée des Possibles for the Société de la Vallée de Memramcook. He has since performed in numerous stage productions.

In December 2018, he was cast in an indie feature film set to be filmed in Halifax, NS. The film is currently set for a 2020 release.

In April 2020, Jakob will have his début performance at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto with the VOCA Chorus.

As a writer, his début teleplay Leaving the Nest received various accolades in 2015 and early 2016. His début novella was released via Amazon in December 2019.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2020 Surface Tension Jay Karen Upcoming

Stage

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Street Scene Henry Davis/Daniel Buchanan Canadian East Coast Premiere
La Vallée des Possibles Monsieur Des Barres
2016 Le Nozze di Figaro Bartolo
2017 Dido and Aeneas Aeneas
Oliver! Chairman/Ensemble
Next to Normal Dr. Fine/Dr. Madden
A Christmas Carol: The Musical Bob Cratchit Also Assistant Musical Director
2018 Daphnis et Chloé Pan
Mary Poppins Valentine/Ensemble
Next to Normal Dr. Fine/Dr. Madden Remount
A Christmas Carol: The Musical Bob Cratchit Annual production
2019 The Gondoliers Giorgio/Ensemble
Assassins David Herold/Ensemble