Founder and Artistic Director

DERRYL YEAGER

Founder and Artistic Director of Odyssey Dance Theatre

To get to know Derryl, check out this interview Derryl Yeager had with Shauna Lake from KUTV Channel 2!

Training:

BFA (Magna Cum Laude), MFA (Summa Cum Laude)- University of Utah, American Conservatory Theatre – San Francisco, ABC Television Actor’s Workshop & Harvey Lembeck Comedy Workshop – LA, Voice – Seth Riggs, Ballet West Principal Dancer – 6 yrs, 25 years as professional Singer/Dancer/Actor

Performer:

Film – A More Perfect Union, She’s Having A Baby, Staying Alive, When the Heat Hits the Street, How Rare a Possession, The Lamb of God, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, Limit Up.

Television – Touched by An Angel, Crossroads, Boys of Twilight, Fame, Days of Our Lives, Tracy Ullman Show, Coach, Moonlighting, For the Love of My Daughter, The Young and the Restless, The Stand, Hardcastle & McCormick, General Hospital, A Whole Lot Of Fun, Soup to Nuts, The Music of Your Life, Rodney Dangerfield Special, Country Jamboree, Steppin’ Out, Universal Studios Grand Opening Celebration, The Rose Parade.

Broadway Theatre – A Chorus Line, Dreamgirls, Cats, Shenandoah, Oklahoma!, Cinderella.

Nightclub – Mary Hart, Carol Lawrence, The Horn, Gardenia, Carlos and Charlies, The Sahara, The Mint, The Golden Nugget, The Desert Inn.

Industrial – LA Gear World Tour with Jennifer Love Hewitt, Dominos Pizza, Ford, Dihatsu, Reebok, Kohler, Fila, Levis, Novell Commercials – Broadway, Rogaine

Director/Choreographer:

Hairspray, Footloose, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (2x), Oklahoma!, CATS (2x), Les Miserables – Tuacahn Amphitheatre, Coca-Cola- 2002 Olympics, The Dance, Tahitian Noni Industrial, Usana Convention

Choreographer:

Television – The Stand, Young and the Restless, The Bold and The Beautiful, Steppin’ Out, Country Jamboree, Touched by An Angel.

Film – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, The Great American West, When the Heat Hits the Street.

Music Video – Stevie Nicks, Julio Iglesias, Paul Anka, I Don’t Like Peanuts

Ballet – Promenades, Punch & Judy, Enya Variations, Saxon Suite, Flight of Icarus, Fresh Aire, Catfish Row, Windchimes, Jelly Roll Blues, Reebach Revival, Dreamtime USA, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Alice in Wonderland, Carnival of the Animals, Sarah’s Letter, Prayer of the Children, Three Preludes, Motif, Solimbula, Andante.

Contemporary – Heap, Joplin Variations, Vision of Love, Move-Dance-Be Born, Thriller, It’s A Wonderful Life, Joy to the World, Let It Be, Sledgehammer, Deep Forest, Staying Alive, Meandres, Haun’s Mill, Degrees of Separation, Giselle, ReduxNut-Cracker, Carmen.

Equity Theatre – Grease, The Little Mermaid, Utah! (4x), Pippin, South Pacific, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Damn Yankees, Pirates of Penzance, Annie Get Your Gun, The King and I, The Wizard of Oz, My Fair Lady, Sound of Music.