Michael Hammond

Assistant Professor (Acting) | hammond@bu.edu

Michael Hammond

Michael Hammond was a member of the Shakespeare & Company faculty for many years, and has also taught acting at M.I.T. and Emerson College. As an actor, he appeared recently as Dr. John Faustus in Portland Stage Company’s Wittenberg. Recent acting credits in Boston include the Huntington Theatre Company’s productions of Circle Mirror Transformation and Prelude to a Kiss. Broadway credits include Exit the King, Big Bill, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, M. Butterfly, and Search and Destroy. He also performed extensively during his many seasons at Shakespeare & Company. Directing credits include the Boston University CFA School of Theatre’s Fringe Festival production of Sam Shepard’s Back Bog Beast Bait; Holiday Memories at New Repertory Theatre; Shakespeare & Company’s productions of Antony and Cleopatra, The Vienna Project, and A Tanglewood Tale; A Girl’s War (selected by The Boston Globe for “Ten Best Theatre Productions of the Year”) and Scenes from a Bordello at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre;  Tartuffe at The Drama Shop/M.I.T., and Thomas of Woodstock at Emerson Stage (student productions). He is a board member for the Animus Theatre Company in New York City.