Jakob Creighton (born May 16, 1995) is a Canadian actor, singer, and writer. He was born and raised in Halifax, NS, and is currently located in Toronto, Ontario.
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. His most memorable role with the company was as The Baker in Into the Woods which was performed in 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).
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.
While preparing for his first operatic lead in Dido and Aeneas, he blogged about his experience for BroadwayWorld.com.
In December 2018, he was cast in a supporting role in an indie feature film that was shot in Halifax, NS. The film is currently set for a 2020 release.
In late March 2020, Jakob participated in Isolate Nights with Villain's Theatre in Halifax. The event was short plays written specifically for theatre artists in isolation at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
In April 2020, Jakob was set to have his début performance at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto with the VOCA Chorus, however the engagement was cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis and is postponed until December 2020.
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. His first full length novel is in the works and set to be released by Fall 2020.
Jakob is currently developing an original drama series.
|2020||Surface Tension||Jay Karen||Upcoming|
|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|
|Next to Normal||Dr. Fine/Dr. Madden|
|A Christmas Carol: The Musical||Bob Cratchit||Also Assistant Musical Director|
|2018||Daphnis et Chloé||Pan|
|Next to Normal||Dr. Fine/Dr. Madden||Remount|
|A Christmas Carol: The Musical||Bob Cratchit||Annual production|
|2020||Frostbite||Arthur||One-person, short play|
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- TWISI Blog Halifax
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- Acadie Nouvelle
- Moniteur acadien
- Guest Blogger profile
- Book Page on Amazon