|2009, 3 yr. Acting/Musical Theatre|
West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)
|Jacob Cook Biography |
Jacob graduated from WAAPA, with Bachelor of Musical Theatre, in 2009 achieving the Leslie Anderson Showcase Award for Most Outstanding Showcase.
Since graduation Jacob has performed in the following productions in Melbourne; THE LAST TEN YEARS (Oz Made Musicals 2012), THE HATPIN * Best Limited Run Concert Musical (nomination) – Theatre peoples Pro Choice Awards 2011* and MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG as part of A SONDHEIM TRIPTYCH at the Melbourne Recital Centre in 2010, all for Magnormos Theatre Company.
2010 also saw Jacob film a Television series pilot, ‘The Caterer’ in Melbourne for the 7 network.
Nurturing the Australian scene of new works is of great importance to Jacob. He has been pleased to be a part of this process of development through the readings and vocal work shopping of three new Australian musicals, FAMILY SPIRIT by Shaun Murphy and Robert Dale, NORMIE the musical launch and, more recently, in Hobart with the musical ANTARCTICAS vocal arrangement workshop.
2011 saw Jacob take up the position of Lead Male vocalist with the Royal Caribbean Production Company on board ‘The Legend of The Seas’ in Swing City, Absolutely Fab and Invitation to Dance.
Returning to Melbourne in 2012, Jacob has continued to perform at a variety of corporate engagements as well as working as an actor for Ready to Roll production company filming workplace corporate coaching videos.
Recently Jacob appeared at the Theatre Royal Backspace, in the TTC and Bijou Creative co-produced Tasmanian Premiere of ORDINARY DAYS, playing Warren.
Jacob was also featured in the July 2013 Festival of Voices program. This included the evening of ‘Voices of Vice’ at The Voice Box along with appearances at The Singers Lounge.
August has see Jacob relocated to London to pursue further opportunities within the entertainment industry. Jacob has recently been seen at ‘Spotlight showcase’ in August and is looking forward to other performances there in the future.
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|Jacob Cook |
135 Leighton road,
West Eailing, London W13 9DR
DATE OF BIRTH: 23/04/1988
HEIGHT: 6ft'1 WEIGHT: 75kg
EYES: Hazel Green HAIR: Brown
SKIN: White SHOE: 42
VOCAL RANGE: Low F# - Bflat
Aran Michael Management
PO Box 211, South Melbourne VIC 3205
P +61 3 9866 5800
Bachelor Degree of Performing Arts -Musical Theatre
at WAAPA (The West Australian Academy of Performing Arts)
August 13 Musical theatre set at Spotlight Showcase
Festival of voices – Featured artist in ‘Voices of Vice’ at The Voice box, City Hall. Hobart, Tasmania Australia
Speakeasy Soiree- Featured Male singer for the annual T.R.E.D (Tasmanian recovery from eating disorders) fundraiser at The old savings building, Hobart – Tasmania Australia
April 18-28 ‘Ordinary Days', a musical by Adam Gwon
Theatre Royal Backspace, for Tasmanian Theatre Company.
Role – Warren, Directed by Kris Stewart with Musical Direction by Ben Van Tienen
‘Antarctica The Musical’, Vocal Workshop: Baritone.
Music & Lyrics by Dugald McLaren, Book and Executive Producer Dr Dana Michelle Bergstrom. Hobart, Tasmania
Oz Made Musicals, Ensemble company member
Playing at The Comedy Theatre.
Magnormos Company, Melbourne, Victoria
02/2012 Featured Male Singer
Royal Caribbean Production Company.
'The Legend of The Seas' in Swing City, Absolutely Fab and Invitation to Dance.
May THE HATPIN
Role - Edward Cleary by Magnormos Theatre Company, Theatre Works, St Kilda. Melbourne, Victoria Australia. * Nominated for 'Best Limited Run/Concert Musical' by Theatre People Pro Choice Awards for 2011*
2010 FAMILY SPIRIT– Australian Musical
Peter (Son), By Shaun Murphy and Robert Dale
‘NORMIE’ The workshop; Musical launch
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
The Melbourne Recital Center
Role Tyler/Ensemble, Magnormos Theatre Company
2006 MICHAEL CRAWFORD AUSTRALIAN TOUR
Derwent Entertainment Center, Hobart - Tasmania
2005 MAVIS GOES TO TIMOR
Hobart Theatre Royal
Ensemble Currency Theatre, Ten Days on the Island .
TASMANIAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
2012 Kmart Coaching Video (Actor) Ready To Roll
2010 Pilot - The Caterer Chanel 7 Network
2009 Leslie Anderson Showcase Award for:
‘Most Outstanding Showcase‘, WAAPA
2009 Top 30 semi finalist:
Rob Guest ANZ Endowment Award.
2006 State winner/National finalist:
Storm the Stage - Musical theatre competition
West Australian Academy of Performing Arts - PRODUCTIONS
Parade, 42nd Street, R.E.N.T, Loving Repeating -Australian Premier, Oklahoma, Jane Eyre - Australian Premier.
The Laramie Project and Tales From Ovid.
A Girl Named Vincent - Music by Carmel Dean.
Benjamin Britton’s, A Mid Summer Nights Dream
|Hair Length|| Short|
|Accents (UK)||Belfast, Cockney, Cornish, Devon, Essex, London, RP, Scottish, Central, Scottish, Standard, South London, Yorkshire|
|Accents (North American)||Californian, Canadian, General American, Midwest Farm & Ranch, New York City, Texas|
|Accents (International)||Australian, German, Irish, New Zealand|
|Interested in||Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Online, Panto, Presenting, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV|
|Experienced in||Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Presenting, Rehearsed Readings, Theatre (Professional), TV|
|General Singing Skills||Advanced|
|Specific Singing Skills||Baritone, Tenor|
|General Dance Skills||Jazz, Tap|
|Stage Combat Skills||Yes|
|Driving Licences|| Standard|
|Perform nude?||Only Professionally|