Gin Hammond is a Harvard University/Moscow Art Theatre grad and a certified Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework™. She has performed nationally at theatres such The Guthrie, Arena Stage, The Longwharf Theatre, Seattle’s ACT, The Pasadena Playhouse, the ART, The Berkshire Theatre Festival and The Studio Theatre in Washington D.C., where she won a Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her performance of The Syringa Tree. Internationally, she has performed in Russia, Germany, Ireland, Scotland and England. Ms. Hammond also received a Kathleen Cornell award, and WA state grants from Allied Arts, The Mayor’s Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, Artist Trust, 4 Culture, as well as from the NEA. Hammond teaches voice, voice-over, public speaking, and dialect coaching, and can be heard on commercials, audiobooks, radio plays, and a variety of video games including DotA 2, Aion, and Halo 3 ODST. Around town she most recently performed with Book-It Repertory Theater, and various Sandbox Artists Collective productions. She also premiered I’M/MIGRANT a short solo play by award-winning playwright Yussef el Guindi, and will premiere Ed:Downloaded at Washington Ensemble Theater (WET). Hammond has also been a dialect and vocal coach for ACT Theater, 5th Ave. Theater, Seattle Rep, Book-It, Taproot, Seattle Children’s Theater, Village Theater, and films.
Artist Support Program 2017: Tell the story of Jewish performers at the Westerbork Camp during WWII in the form of a radio play production of The Westerbork Serenade.