Anne Hamilton/Hamilton Dramaturgy

About Anne

Anne Hamilton has over twenty years of experience in New York City, across the nation, and internationally. The Founder of Hamilton Dramaturgy, she has consulted with Lynn Nottage, Andrei Serban, the Joseph Papp Public Theater, the Harold Prince Musical Theatre Institute, Michael Mayer, Classic Stage Company, Jean Cocteau Repertory Theater, Leslie Lee, Deborah Gregory, Andrew Barrett, the New York City Public Library’s Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, the University of Iowa Playwrights’ Workshop, and Warren Bodow.

Her clients have gone on to win the Pulitzer Prize, the MacArthur “Genius” Award, the Tony Award, a Royal Court International Residency, and several national playwrighting awards.

She worked for James Lipton (host and producer, INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO) for three years as the academic advisor to the graduate students and faculty at The Actors Studio Drama School in NYC. The Bogliasco Foundation of New York City and Bogliasco, Italy awarded her a fellowship in recognition of her personal contribution to the American theatre. She studied the philosophy of aesthetics at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University and was a NYSCA auditor.

Hamilton is a graduate of Columbia University School of the Arts and holds dual citizenship in the United States and Italy. She is available for consultations in script development, production dramaturgy, and career development, through her website at Anne is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.(DGA,, Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA, and is the Co-Secretary of the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW,

You may contact Anne at or at Hamilton Dramaturgy, 215-536-1074.

Anne Hamilton, Dramturg and Playwright

Anne Speaks at Adult Learning Center/DelVal College

On November 16th, Anne gave a lecture on screenwriting, dramaturgy and literary management at the Adult Learning Center of Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA.

She was invited by Helen Wolf, who introduced her to the thirty or so senior citizens gathered for the event.

Anne shared dvds and books of plays which she worked on with various playwrights and filmmakers, such as:  Lynn Nottage (2009 Pulitzer Prize winner for RUINED. Anne dramaturged LAS MENINAS); Leslie Lee (SUNDOWN NAMES AND NIGHTGONE THINGS, Theodore Ward Prize for Best African-American play); Noah Lukeman (Anne spearheaded an international campaign to find a producer for his THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH PART TWO -THE SEED OF BANQUO); MARBLE MOUNTAIN (Anne dramaturged the screenplay STONE DANCER, based on Wayne Karlin’s novel); and AboutFace (Anne helped screenwriter/director Enrique Menendez turn his poem TRIGGER into the text for the film, which was screened on World AIDS Day in NYC on December 1, 2007).

She also described her work as a columnist on Healing through the Arts for the Open to Hope Foundation, and shared her process for developing THE STACY PLAY – A LOVE SONG – VOLUME I, which appeared in TRANSITIONS, an international juried Virtual Exhibit created by Pen and Brush (NYC).

TheatreNow! to feature Nottage, Kauffman, Beech, and Censabella

TheatreNow!, a production of Hamilton Dramaturgy, is a podcast series featuring some of the most exciting women artist working in the theatre today. Anne Hamilton acts as Host and Producer. Linsey Bostwick serves as Editor.

In the near future, TheatreNow! will welcome guests Lynn Nottage (Playwright/Winner, 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, RUINED), ad Anne Kauffman (Director), Maria Alexandria Beech (Playwright) and Laura Maria Censabella (Playwright).

These segments will be taped this summer, and posted as soon as possible.

Please write to with suggestions for future guest theatre artists.