Welcome! Jake Snell (he/him/his) is a stage manager and production manager based in Chicago, IL. Jake is currently serving as the Production Management Coordinator for Loyola University Chicago's Department of Fine and Performing Arts. as well as the stage manager for Trap Door Theatre's production of The Ugly One

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All photos on this page credited to Joe Mazza @BraveLux


Jake is a recent graduate from Loyola University Chicago with a BA in Theatre and a minor in Psychology. While at Loyola, Jake explored production management and stage management across theatre, dance, music, and fine arts events, and worked multiple projects including original works, concerts, plays, and musicals. 

Jake is interested in events coordination, production management, stage management, and other interdisciplinary performance art. Jake is especially interested in how performance intertwines with mental health, social justice, LGBTQ+ experiences, and how we can make the theatre/performance arts industry more sustainable and environmentally conscious. Jake likes to remind everyone to lead with bravery and kindness and loves any chance he can to work with and meet new artists!

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