Perry is a Mastery Graduate of the Actor’s Institute in New York City. He earned his M.F.A. in Contemporary Theatre Performance from Naropa University. He also holds a B.F.A. and M.S. from Long Island University. Professor Morgan-Hall is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. New Jersey’s Theatre Awards are named “The Perry Awards” in his honor.
Perry served five seasons as the Resident Musical Director at the Barter Theatre in Virginia and has directed for Playhouse On The Square, Texas Shakespeare Festival, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Clinton Area Showboat Theatre, Summerblue on Lake Superior, and Bigfork Summer Playhouse. Directing credits closer to home include Kernersville Little Theatre, the Greensboro Playwright’s Forum, and Open Space Cafe Theatre. Perry served over twenty years as the Company Composer for Pyramid Productions in Indiana. His ballet scores have premiered in New York, Paris, France and Nyon, Switzerland.
As an actor, Perry played Mark Dolson (twice on tour) in the play “Mass Appeal.” His performance as Emory in “The Boys in the Band” earned him multiple Best Supporting Actor honors for the 1982-83 theatre season. In New York, Perry performed with the First Amendment Improv Company and was a member of the original cast of the musical revue “Smoke Rings.” Perry’s one-man show “Identity” had its world premiere at the Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, Colorado.
Professor Morgan continues to teach and lead workshops at state and national conventions. He regularly directs in the Greensboro College Theatre Department season.