16 Nov, 2017
by Jake
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JWP – Jake West Productions

I have begun to do a little re-brand.  While I have been hustling for gigs, I thought, I might as well be hustling for productions too.  I know many top level performers and I have already produced numerous shows (I … Continue reading

25 Oct, 2016
by Jake
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Writing on Medium

I have decided that I must write more frequently about my experiences in education, entrepreneurship, and the performing arts. I have begun to make it happen on Medium.  It is a fabulous platform for writing that I highly recommend (whereas this … Continue reading

31 Aug, 2016
by Jake
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Island Circus Space: “The Things We Do”

“The Things We Do” We performed 5 sold out shows in the very small and funky Intrepid Theater. “5 people with different backgrounds and experiences have come together because of the things we do. We are not lion tamers, or sporting sequin … Continue reading

24 Apr, 2016
by Jake
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Teaching Improv

It has been quite the journey coaching improv at the Pacific School of Innovation and Inquiry.  This year, we decided to compete in the Canadian Improv Games (CIG). My experience and ideas of improv differed from CIG expectations.  From my … Continue reading

3 Sep, 2014
by Jake
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Inner Harbor, Victoria BC, Summer Season 2014

I did about 40 shows in the Inner Harbor this summer.  It definitely made me tougher.  I was hoping to do 80 shows, but I had an old flare up of a hernia injury that took me out for a … Continue reading