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Jere Van Patten

Jere is an ariZoni, Goldy, ANNIE, and Amazon award-winning actor and director represented by the Leighton Agency, and is the Fine Arts Director for American Leadership Academy's Queen Creek High School. Favorite roles include: The Nerd39 Steps, Guys & Dolls, and Forever Plaid (Hale Centre Theatre), Little Shop of Horrors (Phoenix Theatre), A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Comedy of Errors (Southwest Shakespeare Company), Hairspray, The Drowsy Chaperone, and The Producers (MCC).  Jere has also directed productions for Hale Centre Theatre, East Valley Children's Theatre, Scottsdale's Desert Stages Theatre, Desert Foothills Theatre, and others.   

Upcoming Projects

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February, 2023

Jere is directing this heavenly musical hit just in time for Valentine's Day with Inspire Entertainment.  More details to come about where and how to sign up for an audition time, but mark your calendars NOW!  You will not want to miss this quirky comedy with music from the 50's and 60's!

  

Upcoming Projects

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March, 2023

Jere is directing his all-time favorite Rodgers & Hammerstein musical this winter with Inspire Entertainment.  More details to come about where and how to sign up for an audition time, but mark your calendars NOW!  You will not want to miss this beautiful production musically directed by Cathy Hauan and choreographed by Christopher Gallacher.  

Directing & Acting Samples

Resumes