Jacob James

My Hero, Wildly Romantic

Jacob is an actor, director, drama professor and creator of the YouTube channel Theatre Curation Project.




  • He has spent seven seasons with The Stratford Festival
  • Five seasons with Drayton Entertainment
  • Five seasons with Videocabaret (Dora awards)
  • Five seasons with The Thousand Islands Playhouse
  • Theatre Kingston
  • Soulpepper
  • Neptune Theatre
  • Globe Theatre Regina
  • Charlottetown Festival
  • New York Shakespeare Exchange
  • Cincinatti Playhouse in the Park
  • Cleveland Playhouse…and more




  • As a teaching artist, Jacob has taught at arts institutions across North America for over 20 years including:
  • Michigan State University
  • St. Lawrence College
  • and Queen’s University


ET CETERA: Please visit Theatre Curation Project on YouTube and subscribe, follow him on Instagram at @jacoboneilljames. Jacob is a graduate of The National Theatre School, Birmingham Conservatory (Stratford Festival), Second City Conservatory, and York University’s Teaching Artist program.