Michael Hammond


Assistant Professor, Acting


“To borrow from John Cage, I pull everything I can out of my students, and encourage my students to pull everything they can out of me.”

Michael Hammond is an actor, director, playwright and teacher. He was a member of Shakespeare & Company for many years, last serving there as associate artistic director, and has appeared as an actor on Broadway, and at various regional theaters, including most recently the Portland Stage Company and the Huntington Theatre Company. Recent directing credits include his own adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, entitled Uncle Jack, co-produced by Boston Center for American Performance and Boston Playwrights’ Theatre; Holiday Memories at New Repertory Theatre Company; A View From the Bridge at Brandeis Theater Company; and Back Bog Beast Bait and The Whitmores at Boston University. The Whitmores was recently chosen to appear in the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.