Guest Teachers Faculty Bio | Jacob Brent | Steps on Broadway

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Jacob Brent
Jacob is best known for his portrayal of Mr. Mistoffelees in the Broadway, London and Video productions of CATS. He is the only performer to have appeared in all three and the only actor to have performed in both of the record breaking performances of the longest running Broadway and West End show. He also got the privilege of working with Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber when he opened the original cast of Starlight Express in Las Vegas. As a Director and Choreographer some of his credits include Hello Dolly! (Indianapolis Symphony), The Producers (West Coast Debut), Ave Q (Weston Playhouse and premiere school edition), A Funny Thing...Forum (Weston Playhouse), Rent (premiere school edition), Guys and Dolls in Concert, Matthew Passion (Off-Broadway), Frankly Ben (National Tour), Candide, Peter Pan, Sweet Charity, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Mack and Mabel, Starting Here Starting Now (working with the original writers Richard Maltby and David Shire), Damn Yankees, Seussical, Children of Eden, Cinderella, Big River, and Jesus Christ Superstar. He has also choreographed ballets for the North Carolina School of the Arts where he is a graduate and serves as guest artist.