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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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Jere will be understudying TWO roles this summer at the Hale Centre Theatre: "Maurice," and "Cogsworth."  There are no set performance dates for him yet, but as dates are added they will appear here!

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Jere will be directing his favorite show this summer over at the Hale Centre Theatre!  Auditions are June 10th.  Click here for more information and to sign up!

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