Jere Van Patten

Jere is an ariZoni, Goldy, ANNIE, and Amazon award-winning actor and director represented by the Leighton Agency, in addition to being the theatre teacher at Mountain View High School in Mesa. 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.   

Current Projects


Upcoming Projects

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April 6 - 10, 2021

Jere is directing this fractured fairytale playing at Mountain View High Schoo. in Mesa, Arizona.  All tickets are just $10 and available at or at the door (cash only).  The performance are Tuesday - Saturday, April 6 - 10 at 7:00pm and Saturday, April 10 at 2:00pm.  

Jere is directing his all-time favorite show ever at the Hale Centre Theatre in downtown Gilbert, Arizona this summer.  For tickets call: (480) 497 - 1181 or book online at:

Auditions are Saturday, March 27th.  Click here for more information and to sign-up!  He'd LOVE to have you!!


Directing & Acting Samples