Christopher Hall grew up on a farm in Vermont, attended Westminster School, Earlham College, and
left grad school at UC Irvine after three years to co-found Eveoke Dance Theatre in San Diego with a
mission to cultivate compassionate social action. This organization produced 30 full-length original
works to critical acclaim, taught 60 classes weekly and for 11 years produced the largest dance festival
in the nation located in Balboa Park.
In 2012 Mr. Hall retired to live as a homesteader in rurally isolated and generationally impoverished
southern Oregon, and there he co-founded the farmers market, the largest ongoing community activity
in the history Illinois Valley, and has raised considerable funds to support the performing arts in the
local schools. Ancient societies were built upon agriculture and the arts, and Mr. Hall works today to
build upon that solid foundation of the past.
Mr. Hall has straddled the privileged and proletarian worlds and worked throughout his career to
benefit communities in which he lived. During his time in San Diego, Mr. Hall fought the class-
cleansing of downtown San Diego conducted by the developers and their stable of politicians, who
through their rapacious manipulation of California Redevelopment Law, sought to dredge the local
swamp deeper than ever previously imaginable.
Mr. Hall is finishing up “The Reality Creators,” a book on the manner by which the global elite use the
political economy as their farm to manage the herd of livestock, hired hands and robots to build their