Jacob Wren

Jacob Wren is a writer and maker of eccentric performances. Having been the principal artist in Montreal theatre company PME since1998, Jacob Wren moved from Toronto to Montreal to become PME’s co-artistic director in 2002. Within PME, he has created En français comme en anglais, it's easy to criticize (1998) and Unrehearsed Beauty / Le génie des autres (2002). These theatrical productions defy convention and have toured in diverse theatres and festivals in Quebec, Canada, Europe and Asia long after their creation.

Jacob Wren has also visited Norway with several solo-performances and the performance An Anthology of Optimism made in collaboration with the Belgium writer and theatre maker Pieter De Buysser from the group CAMPO.

Source: BIT Teatergarasjen, autumn program 2005 and 2009. 28.09.2010: www.bit-teatergarasjen.no -archive


(Objekt ID 2991)
Object type Person
Functions Director, Actor, Writer, Stage Artist
Nationality Canadian
Gender Male
Adresse Montreal, Canada
Involved in productions
Title Premiere Role
Voicing Pieces () March 13, 2019 Text
Every Song I’ve Ever Written () October 19, 2017 Performer, Concept/Idea, Main producer, Composition
Hospitality 3 (PME-ART) September 11, 2011 Performer, Co-creator
Hospitality 5 (PME-ART) September 10, 2011 Producer, Performer, Co-creator
Twenty Quotations (Jacob Wren) Concept/Idea, Text, Performer
Families Are Formed Through Copulation (PME-ART) Direction, Text
An Anthology of Optimism (Campo) Text, Performer
En français comme en anglais, it's easy to criticize (Jacob WrenPME-ART) Direction
Unrehearsed Beauty/Le Génie des autres (PME-ART) Actor, Text