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Jake Emmerling

MFA Acting

​Jake is originally from the Pittsburgh area and received his BFA in musical theatre and minor in dance from Shenandoah Conservatory (Magna Cum Laude/ Excellence in Theatre Award). He was an original company member with the Chicago/Jumamosi tour of The Book of Mormon and toured North America for six years and 2,197 shows. Other select regional credits include West Side Story (Snowboy), South Pacific (Lt. Cable), Much Ado About Nothing (Claudio), Christmas at DePaul on PBS (Narrator), as well as performing in the U.S. premiere of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring at Wolf Trap. Jake is a proud member of Actors' Equity. Instagram: @jakiejake88​