Jacob Woods Drama Writing MA Student
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Jacob Woods

Drama Writing MA Student


Biography

Jacob is a writer, director and actor. He is co- founder of the performance group Go Happen and a previous associate artist at Open School East. He trained in Theatre Making at Falmouth University with Dartington College of Arts and in acting technique through Michael Chekhov Europe. Previous work has included Ubuntu Spirit, a devised story across three generations in Sophiatown, South Africa. Wachturm, a site responsive performance in a former Berlin watchtower and A Rule of Thumb, developed with the Belarus Free Theatre. Jacob is currently writing Pinks Furniture Store, alongside the play The Singing Revolution, for which he cycled along the protest route of the Baltic Way as research, the audio series Revelations and the screenplay ‘Gucci’, which explores the impacts of a gambling addiction on a young footballer and his family.

 

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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