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Lily Blaisdell Hamilton (she/they)

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 Lily Blaisdell Hamilton began her theatrical journey with Shakespeare when she was 5 at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum in California where she went on to participate in their Youth Drama Camp and Teen Intensive as well as teach and direct plays.

She has extensive experience as an understudy in numerous plays with their Repertory Company. She went to high school in England where she completed an International Baccalaureate Higher Lever certificate in Theatre with a 6.

She studied a BFA in Acting at the California Institute of the Arts where she interacted with artists such as Qui Nguyen and Vampire Cowboys, Ron Cephas Jones, and Suzan-Lori Parks.

In addition to being a working actor and director, she is the founder of an inclusion-focused theatre company called Thespihonest where she serves as Artistic Director in addition to performing in and directing their productions.


Macbeth • Thespihonest • Hudson Backstage Theatre • Director


The Taming of the Shrew • Thespihonest • Palisades Playhouse • Director & Producer

Romeo and Juliet • Thespihonest • Shakespeare in the Park • Director & Producer

 Blood Wedding • TASIS IB Theatre HL • Director

 Titus Andronicus • TASIS IB Theatre HL • Director

 The Clean House • TASIS IB Theatre HL • Assistant Director

 Alice in Wonderland • TASIS England • Assistant Director


California Institute of the Arts • BFA Acting

TASIS The American School in England • High School Diploma & IB Theatre HL

Viewpoint School • Kindergarten-10th Grade

Guildford School of Acting • Saturday School

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland • Musical Theatre Intensive

Frantic Assembly • Devising Physical Theatre

Complicite • Devising Masterclass

ISTA TaPs Festival •  Devising, Clowning, Physical Theatre


Theatricum Botanicum Youth Drama Camp • Director, Voice, and Dance teacher for ages 7-14

City Hearts: Where Kids Say Yes to the Arts • Dance and Shakespeare teacher, Jr. Board Member


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