Jake Mendes

Jake is a Lakewood native, and has spent time in New York as an actor, choreographer, and director. Since moving back to Colorado full-time, he has worked as Assistant Director and choreographer at Green Mountain High School and The Arvada Center, and has been an invited teaching artist for DCPA, The Arvada Center, and numerous high schools. He was last seen on stage at The Arvada Center as a part of the Black Box Repertory Company in Murder On The Orient Express, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Small Mouth Sounds. Other shows at The Arvada Center include, Bright StarJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, A Chorus Line and I’ll Be Home For Christmas. DCPA: CorduroyThis Is Modern Art, The Aurora Fox: Hedwig and The Angry Inch (Henry Award Winner for Best Leading Actor, True West Award Winner), Off-Broadway: BunniculaPinkalicious: The Musical. NY Theatre: Xanadu, A Man Of No Importance, The Little Dog Laughed, The Normal Heart, The Drowsy Chaperone. Regional Theatre/ Workshops: Flame Broiled, or The Ugly PlayThe Rocky Horror ShowLittle Shop of HorrorsSpring Awakening, AssassinsRENT.