Jakob Creighton

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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.

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. His most memorable role with the company was as The Baker in Into the Woods which was performed in 2012.[1] 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.[2][3] [4] 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.[5]

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.[6] 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.

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
2020 Frostbite Arthur One-person, short play

External Links

References

  1. TWISI Blog Halifax
  2. Casting and Program
  3. Acadie Nouvelle
  4. Moniteur acadien
  5. Guest Blogger profile
  6. Book Page on Amazon

Name:Jakob Creighton
Location:Toronto
Category:Artists