Jacob Ettkin is a queer, upstate New York-based theater director and arts administrator currently studying drama and psychology at Vassar College. While at Vassar, he works as President of Future Waitstaff of America, the musical theater producing organization on campus, and heads a series of cabaret fundraisers benefiting the National Center for Transgender Equality. He also serves on a working group centering around inclusion, belonging, and community building through the arts, and aspires to tell stories centering queer communities and experiences. In his free time, Jacob is an avid cook and baker, architecture fanatic, singer, and autoharp player.