Jake Brasch (he/they) is a writer + actor + composer + clown and a first-year playwright in the Juilliard School’s Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program. His play The Reservoir was commissioned by the Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Science & Technology Project and will be presented in the 2023 Colorado New Play Summit at the Denver Center. Their plays have been developed in New York by The Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Farm Theater, ArtHouse Inkubator, Letter of Marque, Eden Theatre Company, and LAByrinth Theatre Company. He is currently under commission from the EST/Sloan Project and The Farm Theater’s College Collaboration Project. They're a proud member of EST/Youngblood, The Farm Theater's Development Workshop, and The LAByrinth Intensive Ensemble. As a composer, Jake has written music and lyrics for several films, plays, and podcasts. He works as a birthday party clown in the tri-state area. They received their BFA from NYU-Tisch (Experimental Theatre Wing/New Studio on Broadway).