Jill Hamilton

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Title: Theatre Facilities Manager and Coordinator/ Costume Designer

Field of Study: Theatre

Office: 1112 PAC

Phone: 616-331-8555

Email: hamiltoj@gvsu.edu


Jill Hamilton is a costume designer who also serves as the University's theatre facilities manager and coordinator for drama and music activities. She earned her M.A degree in design from the University of Cincinnati, and worked for a number of years with the Minnesota Dance Theatre designing costumes for regional national touring companies. In the Great Lakes region she has worked for the Guthrie and Cricket Theaters in Minneapolis, and for Cincinnati's Playhouse in the Park. In West Michigan, she has designed for such groups as Hope College, Grand Rapids Circle Theatre, and for corporate/industrial promotional shows. Some of her recent production designs at Grand Valley have included costumes for "Guys and Dolls", "King Henry the Fourth, part one", "Idiot's Delight", "Street Scene", "Big Love", "Hamlet", "Ragtime", "The Secret Garden", "The Servant of Two Masters", "The Rocky Horror Show", "Autumn in the Valley", "Love's Labour's Lost", "Cymbeline", "A Midsummer Night's Dream", and "Candide".


M.A in design from the University of Cincinnati