Jacques, David Martin was born on July 14, 1955 in Elmont, New York, United States. Son of Martin and Edythe Jacques.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Miami, 1977. Master of Fine Arts, Southern Methodist University, 1980.
Lighting designer Miami (Florida) Opera Association, 1980-1986, Burt Reynolds Jupiter (Florida) Theatre, 1983-1987. Staff lighting designer Chautauqua (New York ) Opera, since 1982, Mobile (Alabama) Opera Company, since 1983. Lighting designer Orlando (Florida) Opera Company, since 1983, Shakespeare Festival of Dallas, since 1987, Missouri Repertory Theater, since 1988.
Professor lighting design University Missouri, Kansas City, since 1988. Assistant business representative United Scenic Artists, New York City, since 1987. Lighting consultant Walt Disney Creative Entertainment, since 1988.