performer. storyteller. agent of change.
Jack Angel (He/Him/They/Them)
Jack is an interdisciplinary creative with a deep love for story-telling. Jack is originally from Baltimore, Maryland and moved to Los Angeles to study Musical Theater at UCLA in the Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program. At UCLA, Jack is the artistic Director for Act III Theater Ensemble, a student theater company that focuses on telling marginalized queer stories. Jack is passionate about challenging conventions of gender in performance spaces which can be reflected in all of their work. Outside of performing, Jack is passionate about being in nature, discovering new recipes, and above all, their two dogs Champ and Duke.
September 2018-June 2022
BA in Theater- University of California Los Angeles
Training: Jeremy Mann, Natsuo Tomita,
Peggy Hickey, Lee Martino, Judith Moreland, Paul Wagar, Jean-Louis Rodrigue
Recipient of: Joel Siegel Fellowship (2020), Raitt Scholarship in Musical Theater (2021).
July 2020-June 2022
Artistic Director, Act III Theater Ensemble
Artistic Director for one of the largest student- run production companies on campus. The company focuses on telling marginalized queer stories and some highlights include: Rocky Horror in Concert (2019 & 2020) Producer/ Dr. Frank-N-Furter, Bruins Care (2019, 2020, 2021), Producer ('20), Choreographer, Cast Member, Fun Home (Spring 2022) Producer and Casting Director
June 2021-September 2021
Outdoor Activities Director/ Summer Show Writer, Director, Choreographer, UCLA Bruin Woods
Collaborated with other camp counselors to design fun and enriching learning activities for campers and their parents
Collaborated with management to write, direct, produce and perform three shows that were performed weekly
Delivered first aid for accidents and injuries in compliance with established procedures to promote campers' well-being and health.
Led guests of the resort and their children on outdoor adventures including hiking, community service outings, and swimming lessons
Recipient of the "Most Outstanding Student Staff Member" Award
Writers Assistant/ Actor- The Court of Iconic Justice, AppleTV+
Brainstormed with writing team on how to compile a story line
Produced and organized source material
Executed proposed story line on screen
June 2021- September 2021
Content Creator, UCLA Bruin Woods
Oversaw Summer Camp's Transition to an online format
Produced and acted in virtual content for UCLA Alumni and their families
Applied current editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
Produced a 5 part series "Lake Life" Documenting the activities available at camp
Collaborated with Management in development of family friendly content, maintaining consistency with brand marketing and message strategies.
March 2018-June 2018
Actor/ Waiter- Toby's Dinner Theater's Newsies
Performed in Disney's "Newsies" eight times a week for three months
Waited on patrons before show and during intermission
Attended High School During the day and kept up with a Broadway-caliber performance schedule at night