Jacob Woods Drama Writing MA Student

Jacob Woods

Drama Writing MA Student


Jacob is a playwright, director and actor who specialises in devised theatre, new writing and site responsive performance. He is a founder of the performance group Go Happen.

He trained in Contemporary Performance at Falmouth University/Dartington College of Arts and then at Open School East as an associate artist. Alongside developing writing at the Bristol Old Vic he is on the Art of Acting Course through Michael Chekhov Europe.

Current Work:

The Singing Revolution, in R&D at Theatre Royal Plymouth. Director and Writer

Mr Pink and their pet Nero, in development at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Writer

Who Cares? The Nelson Trust. Actor

Photo by Ed Felton

Graduate Sahir Mehta
As soon as I visited the School, I fell in love with the place. Perhaps it sounds a bit irrational, but sometimes you get a vibe - and you just know! BOVTS gave me all the tools I needed to prepare for a career as an actor. Sahir Mehta, MA Professional Acting, 2018