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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, 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

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January 13 - 22, 2022

Jere is directing this fun cartoon musical starring Charlie Brown and his friends playing at Poston Jr. High School in Mesa, Arizona.  All tickets are just $10 and available at www.torodrama.com or at the door.  The performance are Thursday - Saturday, April 13 - 22 at 7:00pm.

Recent Projects

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Jere directed his all-time favorite show ever at the Hale Centre Theatre in downtown Gilbert, Arizona this summer and had a brilliant cast which included Amy Jo Halliday, BethAnne Johnson, Kamie Tierce, Linsey Maxson, Meg Farnsworth, and Kandyce Hughes.  


Directing & Acting Samples