Jacob studied Theatre Studies at Acadia University and began a professional career in the arts in 2007. He has performed in One Light Theatre’s Prismatic Festival, DaPoPo theatres Live in Festival and has spent three seasons with Shakespeare by the Sea. He was part of the Shakespeare by the Sea writing team that was a two time nominee for Best New Show at the Theatre Nova Scotia Robert Merritt Awards for their versions of Alice in Wonderland and Snow White. His latest performances include Settling Africville (San Family Productions), Once Africville Stories (Voices Ensemble) and Les Miserable (Stage Prophets), portraying roles such as Reverend Richard Preston and Jean Val Jean. Mr. Sampson is on sabbatical for the 2018-2019 school year.