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Jacob Rivera-Sanchez

 
Bio:
Jacob Rivera-Sanchez is a DFW-based actor, graphic designer and also has aspirations in directing and theatre journalism. He is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan University, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre. He is currently a freelance graphic designer and is the Theatre Business Manager of ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jacob Rivera-Sanchez is a DFW-based actor, graphic designer and also has aspirations in directing and theatre journalism. He is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan University, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre. He is currently a freelance graphic designer and is the Theatre Business Manager of ... (read complete bio)
 

 

Jacob Rivera-Sanchez Biography

Jacob Rivera-Sanchez is a DFW-based actor, graphic designer and also has aspirations in directing and theatre journalism. He is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan University, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre.

He is currently a freelance graphic designer and is the Theatre Business Manager of Texas Wesleyan University's theatre department. He's also a full-time musical theatre enthusiast.

He made his mainstage directorial debut with Theatre Wesleyan's production of "Fuddy Meers" by David Lindsay-Abaire in fall 2014, after completing two student-directed projects, "How Many To Tango?" by Sandra J. Albert in fall 2013 and "The Passing of an Actor" by Willard Simms in spring 2011.

In 2014, he was named NewYork.com's Ultimate Broadway Fan and received an all-expense paid trip to the 2014 Tony Awards rehearsal in New York City, hosted by Hugh Jackman.

In 2016, Jacob participated in the Kennedy Center ACTF Musical Theatre Initiative and was named National Finalist (1st Runner Up). He was accepted into the Open Jar Institute in New York where he attended in August 2016.

Jacob is an Equity Membership Candidate, appearing in professional productions of "Jesus Christ Superstar", "West Side Story", and more.




Jacob Rivera-Sanchez News

Photos: First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS at The Grand Prairie Arts Council Photo Photos: First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS at The Grand Prairie Arts Council
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

The Grand Prairie Arts Council  will present IN THE HEIGHTS, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by Quira Alegría  Hudes, and co-direction by Lon Barrera and Jacob Rivera-Sanchez. The show runs June 17 - 26, 2022, at the Uptown Theater. Check out photos here!

The Grand Prairie Arts Council Presents IN THE HEIGHTS Photo The Grand Prairie Arts Council Presents IN THE HEIGHTS
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2022

The Grand Prairie Arts Council presents IN THE HEIGHTS, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by Quira AlegrĂ­a Hudes, and co-direction by Lon Barrera and Jacob Rivera-Sanchez.

Monumental Theatre Company's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Streams July 2-31 Photo Monumental Theatre Company's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Streams July 2-31
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 1, 2021

Monumental Theatre Company presents Songs For A New World. Available to stream on a device of your choosing July 2-31.

Theatre Wesleyan Will Present Free Outdoor Rock Musical-inspired Concert Photo Theatre Wesleyan Will Present Free Outdoor Rock Musical-inspired Concert
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 1, 2021

Theatre Wesleyan will present OH, WHAT A NIGHT! – a free outdoor concert featuring students singing songs from popular rock musicals – on the Kay Granger Mall lawn at Texas Wesleyan University (1201 Wesleyan Street, 76105) from April 23-25, 2021. The production will also be available to live stream.

Theatre Wesleyan To Present Original Musical BIBLIOPHILIA Photo Theatre Wesleyan To Present Original Musical BIBLIOPHILIA
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 26, 2021

Theatre Wesleyan will present a Senior BFA Project production of Bibliophilia, or The Orature Festival at the Thad Smotherman Theatre at Texas Wesleyan University (1205 Binkley Street, 76105) from March 12-14. This new original musical will also be available as a live stream.

Theatre Wesleyan to Present Sarah Ruhl's EURYDICE Photo Theatre Wesleyan to Present Sarah Ruhl's EURYDICE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2020

Theatre Wesleyan will continue their 'Six Plays At Six Feet' semester of fall programming with a familiar story of six feet (under) distancing. Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl is directed by theatre department business manager Jacob Rivera-Sanchez and will be presented at the Thad Smotherman Theatre at Texas Wesleyan University (1205 Binkley Street, 76105).

Our Readers Give Shoutouts to Their Favorite Educators for National Arts in Education Photo Our Readers Give Shoutouts to Their Favorite Educators for National Arts in Education Week!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 17, 2020

Read the heartfelt shoutouts and stories shared by our readers about their favorite arts educators below!

BWW Prompts: Who Should Lead the Upcoming FUNNY GIRL Revival? Photo BWW Prompts: Who Should Lead the Upcoming FUNNY GIRL Revival?
by BWW Prompts - Jul 20, 2020

We want to hear from you! Submit your response to our daily #bwwprompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.

Photo Flash: Grand Prairie Arts Council's LEGALLY BLONDE Opens Tonight at Uptown Thea Photo Photo Flash: Grand Prairie Arts Council's LEGALLY BLONDE Opens Tonight at Uptown Theater
by Kyle Christopher West - Oct 4, 2019

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL, presented by the Grand Prairie Arts Council, opens at the historic Uptown Theater on Friday, October 4, 2019, and runs through Sunday, October 13, 2019. The beautifully restored 1950's theater is located at 120 E Main St, Grand Prairie, TX 75050.

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre Wesleyan's AVENUE Q, Playing April 25-28 Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre Wesleyan's AVENUE Q, Playing April 25-28
by Jacob Sanchez - Apr 23, 2019

Theatre Wesleyan's production of the Tony Award-winning musical will be performed for one weekend only, April 25-28. Tickets are now available at www.txwes.edu/theatretickets.