Dance Hall Professor
Orville Hall has always had a passion for dance. Gifted with immense creative talent, he has received a number of awards between 2010-2012 and is considered a reference in dance-hall.
Artistic Director of the Xpressionz theater, Orville was also the president of the jury for the number one televised dance program in Jamaica « Dancing Dynamite » for 7 seasons.
Orville is one of the most sought after choreographers for music videos in Jamaica. He has collaborated with several well known singers such as: Shaggy, Sean Paul, Beenie Man, Sean Kingston, Jimmy Cliff, Ric Rok and Mr Vegas, to name a few…
In conjunction with this, Mr. Xpressionz, Villa X, Mr. Orville or Professor, as he is affectionately, has also appeared in a number of commercials…
He also writes poetry and video scripts and has found despite his tight schedule time to teach and participate in a number of conferences about Dance HaIl worldwide.
He received his diploma in performing arts with a double major in dance and theater. Orville is equally a dance professor. A true pioneer, he has made his mark in dance history in being the first person to have ever created a university curriculum in the Caribbean based on dance hall with the help of Patsy Ricketts and Kenny Salmon. He is also one of the permanent professors in the Big Up Kemp and the Dance hall International, two of the largest dance hall events organized by Big Up Production.
His motto is « Discover your purpose and your life will be successful ».