Jacob is a writer and performer from South Carolina.  His plays include a triptych of texts titled HOME CHURCH PLAY (comprised of HOME CHUCH PLAY, WHERE HAVE YOU GONE, and DAD), RESTAURANT IN D MAJOR, and THE THIRD RAIL.  His work has been produced and developed by Williamstown Theater Festival, Page 73/Yale, Soho Rep., Ars Nova, Studio Tisch/NYU, Gibney Dance Center, and Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, among others.  He won the inaugural DVRF/O’Henry Emerging Playwrights Award, has been both a Finalist and Semifinalist for the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Playwrights Realm Writing Fellowship, and received an Honorable Mention for the American Playwriting Foundation’s Relentless Award.  He is a current member of Ars Nova’s Play Group and an alumnus of Soho Rep’s Writer/Director Lab and Project Y Playwrights Group.  As an actor, he will appear this spring in Alex Borinsky’s DING DONG IT’S THE OCEAN at JACK, and he’s appeared in new work by Dan Giles, Amy Herzog, Samuel D. Hunter, Lindsay Joy, Boo Killebrew, Matthew Lopez, and many others. www.jacobdperkins.com

Jacob is the Literary Manager of New Light Theater Project.

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