Profile

Jeff Hall

EdTA Board Member; Former Oregon Chapter Director; Disney Live Entertainment

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EdTA Board Member; Former Oregon Chapter Director; Disney Live Entertainment
Silver Member

Bio

After 32 years as co-director of Troupe 5575 at Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon, JEFF HALL and his wife Koleen recently relocated to Anaheim, CA, where Jeff now works as a Project Manager for Disney Live Entertainment.  While in Oregon, he served on the Oregon Thespians State Board for 12 years, 8 as Chapter Director.

He is currently a member of EdTA's National Board of Directors, and in 2016 was inducted into the EdTA Hall of Fame.

Additionally, he's served as President of the Oregon Theatre Educators Association, and was named Performing Arts Educator of the Year in 2007 by the Beaverton (OR) Arts Commission. 

With productions showcased at both State and International Thespian Festivals, he has been inducted into Oregon’s Theatre Educators Hall of Fame with the Melba Day Sparks Henning Award, and received the 2006 Rae Mona Reynolds Humanitarian Award as founding director of The Young People’s Theatre Project.

Jeff's career as a theatre educator began as a Teaching Artist, directing theatre residencies in schools and communities throughout the United States and Canada, as well as in Guam and Singapore. 

Education

Northwestern University
BSS
1980 To 1984

Wheeling HS, Wheeling IL

Job History

Disney Live Entertainment
Project Manager
Anaheim, CA, United States
March 2023 - present

The Young People's Theatre Project
Founding Director
September 1986 - present

Jesuit High School Portland
Theatre Faculty / Fine Arts Dept Chair
Portland, OR, United States
August 1991 - June 2023

Missoula Children's Theatre
Associate Director / Tour Director
August 1987 - May 1991

Stage Eleven
Faculty
August 1986 - August 1987

Missoula Children's Theatre
Tour Actor/Director
January 1985 - August 1986

Great America Theme Park
Ride Ops / Supervisor
January 1979 - January 1984