Jacob Thoman, a native of Cincinnati, Ohio attended The School for Creative and Performing arts his freshman and sophomore year of high school. He trained and performed with Exhale Dance Tribe under Missy Lay Zimmer and Andrew Hubbard with additional training at Cincinnati Ballet. Jacob graduated from The Juilliard School (Class of 2019), under the direction of Larry Rhodes and Alicia Graf Mack. He has had the pleasure of working with Benoit Swan Pouffer, Eric Beauchesne, and Ami Schulman at Cedar Lake 360 Intensive as well as Springboard Danse Montreal under Alexandra Wells. He has performed works by Crystal Pite, Mark Morris, Alejandro Cerrudo, and Roy Assaf among many others. Jacob is currently working with Akram Khan at The Shed on the production of Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise. This is Jacob’s first season with Gibney Dance Company.