05-09 September 2018

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Jason Jacobs

jason jacobs
Jason Jacobs was honoured in 2017 by Kunste Onbeperk, Klein Karoo National Arts Festival for his contribution to South African Theatre and Performing Arts. He is a recipient of the Theatre Arts Admin Collective Emerging Theatre Director’s Bursary. Jacobs is a playwright and theatre-maker with highly successful productions under his belt. He further specialises in theatre for young imaginations (0-7 years old). As a published writer and performer of poetry, Jacobs headlined twice at the Naked Word Festival, founded by Lingua Franca. After being nominated for a Fleur du Cap in the best new director category, Jacobs co-directed the annual award ceremony in 2017. He recently wrote and directed his first film, Nama Swaan, a PaperJet Production for the 2018 Silwerskermfees.