Jacob Whitehorn MA Drama Directing

Jacob Whitehorn

MA Drama Directing


Jacob is a Director who creates bold, visually dynamic and ensemble led work that places interpersonal connections at its core. He aims to make theatre that feels like a spectacle, using his physical theatre background to craft and stage stories in an expressive and vibrant style. He is the Artistic Director of Dauntless Evolution, a theatre company he founded whilst in training on the BA Physical Theatre course at East 15 Acting school.

Credits include: Hymns (The Wardrobe Theatre); Tiger Country (The Tobacco Factory – Assistant Director / Movement Director); Here and Now (Dauntless Evolution); ALTER (Dauntless Evolution); My Problems Make Me… (Dauntless Evolution).

Students developing and growing in confidence during their time here, seeing their work reaching professional standards in approach and execution; a student who intends to be a stage manager producing a wonderful sound design; a first year student making a lovely recording of a song for their recording project; tracking the careers of former students and seeing them be successful; being able to find a job opportunity for a recent graduate. Frank Bradley, Sound Tutor