Jacob Jackson (he/him)

Music Director

Jacob Jackson is a Sophomore pursuing a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre. He most recently was seen virtually in the cast of Closer Than Ever with IU Summer Theatre. Music Direction Credits: Footloose (Music Director), Murder Ballad (Assistant MD). Performing for University Players: Bright Star: Concert Version (Billy Cane), Metamorphosis (Multiple Roles). Other notable shows: Forever Plaid (Sparky), Something Rotten! (Tom/Dance Captain), Zombie Prom (Jonny Warner), Wizard of Oz (Tinman), Grease (Kenickie). Jacob is excited to be entering his first year as the resident Music Director on the University Players Board of Directors. Jacob has a passion for all sports but specially soccer which he has played his whole life. He has loved his time at Indiana University so far and is very excited for what’s ahead in his upcoming years. Jacob is from Overland Park, Kansas.