Jack Dallas Beddoe

Profile Updated: August 10, 2018
Residing In Demarest, NJ USA
Spouse/Partner Linda Renstrom Beddoe (since 4.10.1976)
Children John D. Beddoe b. 1984
Diane Beddoe Alqaffas b. 1986
James E. Beddoe b. 1988
Robert E. Beddoe More…b. 1990
Occupation NYC Music Marathon - Producer of Musical Comedies
Military Service Exempt NJ FireFighter 1987 - 2003
Yes! Attending Reunion
Grandchildren

3F, 1M

all 7 and under

Education after Upsala College

Bergen Community College - BAL, COBOL programming credits 1981

Bergen County Fire Academy 1987 - 1991 {best course I ever took}

City University NY 1996 MS. Education

Columbia University 1995- 1996 Licensing Credits Teacher of Blind

Bergen County Emergency Medical Service class & Hazmat training 2007 - 2009

School Story

Boy did I have fun,
Lead Singer, Bassist & Mgr the F.E.W. 4; college rock band 1967 / 1968
Choir Scholarship senior year, Sang tenor, choir manager
Pledge Master 1968 Alpha Phi Omega - 25 pledges
Lived off campus, my own place last 3 years.
Many part and full time jobs.
History Major, barely made it, almost never studied
Music Minor - used this

PlayHouse 90, candy & juice concession, I saw every show that was produced my sophomore, junior, and senior year for free. Concession went to my fraternity.

Jr. year got Billy DeGuire to do a course on American Musical theater.
turned into life changing event.
1970 - Guys & Dolls - @ Playhouse 90

Last UPSALA connection. Jan 20, 2010 appear as Jack Dallas on WFMU
https://www.flickr.com/photos/jdalton/sets/72157623252620586/
with Sparky ( the accordion) {Babes from Jen-X}

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Showed up for graduation waiting for them to pull me out of line,
they didn't.

Turned down by draft 10/69.

Self Employed 1969 - 1996 Salesman, Employment Agency Owner, Real Estate Broker, NYC Advertising Agency, Traveling Musical duo with wife, Programmer, Commercial Artist, Commercial Realtor, Stay at Home Dad, Itinerant Teacher of the Blind, NYC Music Marathon - producer of musicals for Jack Dallas (alter ego)

NOTES for above ...
{{2 yrs employment counselor (telephone sales) 69 - 72}}
{{2 yrs Licensed Real Estate Broker 72 -74}}
{{4 yrs J.Dallas & Co. NYC Advertising Agency, owner 74 - 78}}
{{3 yrs Dallas & Fox, traveling musical duo (with wife) 76- 79}}
{{Florida to Halifax, w to Chicago, based in Woodstock & Catskill Park, NY}}
{{6 yrs Commercial Artist,,engraver, typographer/ designer NYC, 79 - 85}}
{{2 yrs IBM programmer, BAL COBOL 86 - 88}}
{{3 yrs House husband 4 kids, wife college prof. 88- 90}}
{{4 yrs Commercial Real Estate Broker 90 - 94}}
{{City University NY; Columbia U Teachers college 94- 97}}
{{21 yrs. NYC BOE Itinerant Teacher of Blind 1995 - 2017, Manhattan, Bx}}

Hobbies and Passions

1980 to present - Musical composer, writer, lyric writer
6 full length farces, 2 children's fairy tales musicals
Performances www.vimeo.com/NYCMusicMarathon

FireFighter - Volunteer Westwood, NJ - Engine 12,
Knickerbocker Hook & Ladder, Closter, NJ
(in a ladder truck 9/11/2001, not deployed) - 1987 - 2003 - exempt NJ FF
EMT - Emergency Medical Technician - Volunteer, Closter / Alpine Rescue Ambulance 2007 - 2018 - Rescue 728, Rig 726

Church Musical Director - Organist, lead vocals, Pianist, Methodist, Lutheran, Anglican, Reformed, Baptist, Catholic and African Episcopal Methodist 1993 - present.
Lectionary Reader, Sabbath Observer

Wrote autobiography @ 62 - unpublished

Piano, Hammond organ, woodshedding in my music room & man cave.
Dramatist Guild member NYC
ASCAP member

Social Media - Reddit, nothing else
www.Reddit.com/r/JackDallas
www.Reddit.com/r/NYCMusicMarathon
www.Reddit.com/r/NYCMusicaMarathon
www.Reddit.com/r/NYCMusicalMarathon

Exercise preferred walking Palisades Interstate Park, Alpine over looking Hudson River
Exercise secondary - Mowing my lawn, leaf & snow removal.

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