Reza Jacobs, Director of Music
Reza Jacobs is an award winning music director, arranger, composer, and sound designer, known for his versatility in style and genre. His credits include sound design and composition for The Shaw Festival, Stratford Festival, Factory Theatre, Tarragon, Theatre Passe Muraille, Volcano, Cahoots, The Luminato Festival, & Harbourfront’s World Stage Festival. As Music Director he has won Dora Awards for London Road (Best Music Direction & Best Musical, Canadian Stage); Caroline, or Change (Best Music Direction & Best Musical 2012, The Musical Stage Company) and Assassins (Best Musical 2010, TIFT/Birdland Theatre). He has played Ted in 2 Pianos 4 Hands (Globe, Centaur) and he has also been the resident Canadian Music Director for Andrea Martin’s one-woman show, Everything Must Go. Most recently, he was Music Director for Life After (The Musical Stage Company / Canadian Stage / Yonge Street Theatricals) and he composed the music for the main stage production of Twelfth Night at the Stratford Festival. He is the inaugural Fine Furneaux Director of Music for The Musical Stage Company, and will music direct the Toronto premiere of Fun Home this year.