Jacob Brooks / by William Smith

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Jacob Brooks is guest company member during the 2016-17 season. He is a Chicago native who received his training at Chicago Academy for the Arts. Mr. Brooks studied intensely under Shell Benjamin, Randy Duncan, Guillermo Leyva, and the late Anna Paskevska.

After graduating, he has worked with companies such as Chicago Festival Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Luna Negra Dance Theatre, Momenta, and the San Diego Opera. He would like to give thanks to Ariel Cisneros and Graca Sales for his training.