Jacob graduated from The Australian Ballet School. A former
Western Australia state trampoline champion, he began his career
with Royal New Zealand Ballet in 2006. Jacob has performed in
numerous productions with the company.
In 2008, Dominion Post critic, Jennifer Shennan,
commended his performance in the triple bill RED: "the eye
was continually drawn to young Jacob Chown for his remarkable
combination of control and majesty in solo passages."
In 2009 his performance as John in Peter Pan was
praised by critics. He followed this with lead roles in
Silhouette and A Million Kisses to My Skin in the
2010 TOWER Season of From Here to There. When he is
not dancing, Jacob loves surfing, skate boarding, break-dancing and