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Jacob S. Porter

Jacob S. Porter will be graduating from Emerson College in May of 2013 with a B.S. in Marketing Communications. In 2011 Jacob combined his passion for management and theater to create Retrop Productions, an organization dedicated to providing college theater programs with the opportunity to develop new musicals with rising composers, book writers, and industry professionals. Productions include Darling and the upcoming Clubland at The A.R.T. In the past two years Jacob has worked for leading Broadway ad agency SpotCo, producers Kurt Deutsch, David Stone, and the legendary Hal Prince. He has dedicated his life to finding the Blue Oceans in theater.

Creative team of Darling.
Volunteer for Hire
Essay

Volunteer for Hire

30 November 2012

Jacob S. Porter writes about his experience directing Darling at Emerson College, and how the idea of treating every employee like a volunteer changed his perceiption of what it is to be a producer.