Jackob Hofmann has been working professionally in theatre since the early 1990s. During this time he has directed Off-Broadway productions for Abingdon Theatre including the New York premieres of John Morogiello's Engaging Shaw and Blame it on Beckett. Also a playwright, Jackob's play A Persistent Memory was produced Off-Broadway at The Beckett Theatre in 2016 by MBL Productions. For the past 15 years, he has served as the Artistic Director for The Aurora Theatre Ensemble where he has produced, and directed numerous NY Theatre Row productions and staged readings. In 2020 Jackob was appointed to the position of Associate Artistic Director/Dramaturg for Prism Stage Company where he currently continues his theatrical endeavors by bringing compelling original works to the New York stage.
Jackob also works as a theatre professor for Fairfield University, Fairfield CT. Theatre Fairfield directing credits include: Rhinoceros, Avenue Q, Silent Sky, as well as a multitude of original plays for TF’s ongoing series “Theatre In The Raw" (The Lucille Lortel Festival of New Plays).
He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in directing from The University of Hawaii at Manoa and a BFA in Musical Theatre from The New School.