Jere Jacob was a founding member of the Jean Cocteau Repertory Company, with which she appeared for a decade. She has an extensive theatre resume as an actor and director in New York City and on the North Fork of Long Island. Jere has appeared in many roles in Jane's plays, including Pat Leonard in A Late Snow, Lacey Lanier in The Quintessential Image and Ginger in Kudzu.
Jere met Jane Chambers in the early 1960s and they instantly became "best buddies" until Jane's untimely death. As Jane's writing endeavors evolved, Jere was a sounding board and was involved in the first readings of virtually all Jane's work.