JACOB WILLIAMS

SAG-AFTRA

2jacobwilliams@gmail.com

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FILM/TELEVISION

M.F.A (Ben) – Principal – Tyler Newhouse & Langston Antosek
DELIVERY MAN (Jacob) – Featured – 533 Kids Prod., LLC / Dir. Ken Scott
SUSIE (Derrick) – Principal – Susie’s Hope Movie, LLC / Dir. Jerry Rees
A STORY ABOUT THE END OF THE WORLD (MAYBE) (James) – Lead – Gramley Productions
ABOVE THE FOLD (Wilson Montgomery) – Recurring Principal – C.K. Sopher Productions
THIS WORLD OF MIME (Spectator) – Supporting – Carolina Production Guild
MAX JAMES (Pirate/Campaign Assistant) – Supporting – Gongora Bros. Productions
LOVE POT (Jim) – Lead – Carolina Production Guild

NEW YORK THEATRE

BREATHING CORPSES – Ray – Christine Zagrobelny
THE COLLECTIVE – Ensemble – Jaki Bradley
KP Playlist (reading) – Danny – October Challenge Reading Series
ALMOST, MAINE – Pete/Phil – Ground UP Productions

THEATRE

THE MILFORD PROJECT – Dr. Bern VanLandingham – LAB! Theatre
THE SHAPE OF THINGS – Adam Sorenson – Carolina Theatre
GLITTER –  Eric – LAB! Theatre
TUNNEL OF OPPRESSION – Police Officer – LAB! Theatre
EVERYTHING I NEEDED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN – Ed – Carolina Theatre

IMPROV/SKETCH/WRITING

NYC Improv (link to teams, shows)
Improv Comedy Studied and Performed at both Upright Citizens Brigade (NYC) and DSI Comedy Theater – 6 years
DSI Comedy Theater (Company Member) – Shows include Improv SLAM, HOUSE PARTY
Writer/Performer for HOUSE PARTY – Sketch Comedy Revue at DSI Comedy Theater (June 2012)
Chapel Hill Players (CHiPs) Company Member (2011 “INNY Award” for “Best College Improv”)
Staff Writer for BoUNCe Magazine, UNC-Chapel Hill’s Comedy Magazine
Writer’s Research Intern, Saturday Night Live at NBC Universal

EDUCATION

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. Drama/B.A. Communication Studies

TRAINING

Acting: Julie Fishell, Scott Ripley, Ray Dooley (Film/TV), Jeff Cornell (Shakespeare)
Voice/Movement: Thom Jones
Improv: Upright Citizen’s Brigade NY (Currently in Advanced Study) (Anthony Atamanuik, Chelsea Clarke, Tim Martin, Gavin Speiler, Kevin Hines, Jon Gabrus), DSI Comedy Theater (Zach Ward, Paula Pazderka), Chapel Hill Players (“CHiPs”) Incubator Training Program
On Camera Commercial: David Cady (Donna DeSeta Casting)
Voice Over (Commercial): “Shut Up and Talk” with Ed Lewis

SPECIAL SKILLS

Improvisation; soccer; juggling; marksman (shotgun); NC driver’s license; bicycle; film production and post-editing (Final Cut Pro and Adobe After Effects) and screenwriting; ATV operation (four wheeler)

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