Jake owned his own theatre school between the ages of 18-21 for underprivileged youths in the outer Western Sydney suburbs. Through this school he aimed to bring theatre and film to students who had no access otherwise becoming the largest theatre school for children in the Hawkesbury area. Running 9 showcases in his three years. In recent years while finishing his double degree at university he directed three sold seasons for the shows, HAIRSPRAY!, The Children's Hour and The Crucible to expand his place in the Theatre Industry. Furthermore a Short Film Directed and Written by Jake is about to make its way on the festival circuit internationally.