William Hall

Company Member since 1986
Coach since 1986

William Hall has been a professional actor since graduating from Boston University. He has appeared in a few features films, including Hemmingway and Gellhorn with Nicole Kidman and Twisted with Ashley Judd. And, yes, if you look closely you can see him get blown up at the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark.

In 1986 William co-founded the Bay Area Theatresports organization, now BATS Improv, and the BATS School of Improv. He was driven by the desire to put the power in the actors’ hands — BATS continues to empower actors to be the writers, directors, and producers of what happens on our stage.

He is also a founding member of Fratelli Bologna, a business theatre company helping companies increase engagement and develop authentic leadership. He has worked with Kaiser, Salesforce.com, Ancestry.com, and HP, among others. He has served as an entertainment consultant to Disneyland, the Queen Mary, and the World of Coca-Cola.

Additionally, he develops and delivers High Performance Communication and Leadership trainings from Beijing to Bangalore.

William has spoken at many conferences about education and has presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.