Reza Jacobs

Represented by: Emma Laird

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MUSIC DIRECTING
Fun Home Musical Director The Musical Stage Company/Mirvish Productions
UnCovered: Dylan and Springsteen Musical Director The Musical Stage Company
Life After Musical Director The Musical Stage Company/Canadian Stage
UnCovered: Queen & Bowie Musical Director The Musical Stage Company
The Wizard of Oz Band

Treemonisha

Musical Director

Musical Director

Young People’s Theatre

Volcano Theatre

UnCovered: Billy Joel and Elton John Musical Director Canadian Stage
London Road Music Director/Keyboards Canadian Stage
Falsettos Music Director/Keyboards Acting Up Stage Co
*Assassins Music Director/Keyboards BirdLand Theatre with Talk is Free Theatre
Sanctuary Song Music Director/Piano Theatre Direct and National Arts Centre
Serious Money Music Director Shaw Festival Theatre
**Caroline or Change Music Director/Keyboards Acting Up Stage Co
Star Chamber Music Director Shaw Festival Theatre
The Entertainer Music Director/Piano Shaw Festival Theatre
***A Man of No Importance Music Director/Keyboard Acting Up Stage Co
RESIDENCY
Resident Music Director for Everything Must Go.  Andrea Martin’s One Woman Show Music Director Andrea Martin
ARRANGING
Uncovered: Sting and The Police Arranger/Piano Acting Up Stage Co
Tapestries (songs of Carole King, James Taylor) Arranger/Piano Acting Up Stage Co
The Long and Winding Road (songs of Paul McCartney, John Lennon) Arranger/Piano Acting Up Stage Co
Both Sides Now (songs of Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen) Arranger/Piano Acting Up Stage Co
Man In The Mirror, (songs of Michael Jackson) Arranger/Piano Acting Up Stage Co
Sound of Silence, (songs of Paul Simon) Arranger/Piano Acting Up Stage Co
SOUND DESIGN
Twelfth Night Sound Designer Stratford Festival
R-E-B-E-C-C-A Sound Designer Theatre Passe Muraille
R-E-B-E-C-C-A Sound Designer Blue Balloon Productions
Sia Sound Designer Cahoots Theatre
My Granny the Goldfish Sound Designer Factory Theatre
Serious Money Sound Designer Shaw Festival Theatre
The Madonna Painter Sound Designer Factory Theatre
Oedipus Rex Sound Designer Classical Theatre Project
The Prince Hamlet Sound Designer Why Not Theatre
ACTING
2P4H Actor/Piano Centaur Theatre
Same, Same But Different Actor Nightswimming Theatre
COMPOSITION
Century Song Composer Volcano Theatre
The Cupboard Under The Stairs Composer Young People’s Theatre
Alexandria Composer

(in development, book/lyrics with Andrew Kushnir)

The Belfry Theatre and Acting Up Stage Co
R-E-B-E-C-C-A Composer Blue Balloon Productions
My Granny the Goldfish Composer Factory Theatre
Romeo & Juliet Composer Classical Theatre Project
Candida, Shaw Festival Composer
“Noteworthy” (one of six collaborators selected to participate) Acting Up Stage, 2011

 

Shine Your Eye (The Africa Trilogy) Composer Luminato Festival, 2010; Canadian Stage, 2011
Shakuntala Composer Pleiades Theatre with Harbourfront Centre’s World Stage Festival
The Madonna Painter Composer Factory Theatre
Oedipus Rex Composer Classical Theatre Project
Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Composer Toronto Youth Theatre
Macbeth Composer Classical Theatre Project
The Prince Hamlet

 

Composer Why Not Theatre
AWARDS
**Dora Mavor Moore Award, Best Music Direction (2012, Caroline, or Change)
Runner up, Toronto Mayor’s RBC Emerging Artist Award, Toronto Arts Foundation, 2011
*Dora Mavor Moore Award (2010) for Best Musical Production of ASSASSINS
Daryl Roth Award 2006 (for Plastic!, a musical)
Ontario Arts Council Theatre Creators’ Reserve Grant 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Bound for Broadway VII, 2006 (for Plastic!, a musical)
ASCAP Foundation Frederick Loewe Award 2004
NAMT Festival of New Musicals Songwriter Showcase, 2006
NOMINATIONS
***Dora Mavor Moore Award nomination (2008) for Best Musical Production. A Man of No Importance
EDUCATION
NYU Tisch: MFA in Graduate Musical Theater Writing
Columbia University, NY: BA in History
The Curtis Institute of Music: Certificate in Piano Performance

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