Anthony J. Hamilton

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Anthony J. Hamilton
Instructor, Acting
1109 Gilmore Theatre Complex, Mail Stop 5360
Mailing address: 
Department of Theatre
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5360 USA
  • BFA, Western Michigan University
  • MFA, Florida State University/Asolo Conservatory

Anthony J. Hamilton is a 2015 graduate of the WMU Department of Theatre. After receiving his BA, he obtained an MFA from Florida State University/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Traning in Sarasota, FL.

In 2019, Hamilton directed and co-choreographed Once on This Island at the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre. For this production, he received the 2019 Broadway World Regional Award for Best Choreography and the 2020 Broadway World Regional Award for Director of the Decade. In 2020 he made his New York directorial debut with Grandma’s Quilt produced by The Negro Ensemble Company. This fall, Hamilton will direct and choreograph Into the Woods (WMU) and 1940s Radio Hour (Kalamazoo Civic).