Ty Hallmark

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Ty Hallmark (Marketing and Communications Director, Causality Director) is a South Louisiana transplant who has been active in the DC area theatre community for nearly 15 years. She is very proud to be a member of the LiveArtDC family! Ty is the former Artistic Director of Pallas Theatre Collective where she directed "Major Barbara" and a Louisiana bayou themed "Taming of the Shrew "in addition to developing and co-writing "Clover" - a new play based around the life of Clover Adams, one of the first female photographers in America. She is an Associate Member at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) where her prior roles include Lady Fidget in "The Country Wife", Roxane in "Cyrano de Bergerac", Imogen in "Cymbeline" and Silvia in The "Two Gentlemen of Verona". In addition to CSC and Pallas, Ty has had the privilege of working with artists at The Studio Theatre, Venus Theatre, Washington Shakespeare Company, American Century Theater, Molotov Theatre Group, Eleventh Hour Productions, Red Eye Gravy Theatre Company, Grain of Sand Theatre Company and The Capital Fringe Festival. Ty has a bachelor's degree in Theatre from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN and has trained at The Globe Theatre and The Studio Theatre Acting Conservatory. Prior to moving to DC, Ty spent two years in the Education Department at the Hippodrome State Theatre in Gainesville, FL helping run their spring and summer camps for elementary students and team teaching the Hippodrome Improvisational Teen Theatre (H.I.T.T.) program. Currently, Ty spends her daytime hours as the Company and Tour Manager for Advocates for Youth, a DC non-profit developing a new play based on stories from the 1 in 3 Campaign. Ty is also a guide for Washington Walks and leads tours of Lafayette Square Park and Capitol Hill. She can tell you all about Abe Lincoln's clairvoyant dreams and Dolley Madison's backyard barbeques. When not acting, directing, producing or tour guiding, Ty loves spending time with her husband, Roddy. They live with a lazy goldfish and a backyard full of bunnies, deer, squirrel, foxes, birds and the occasional raccoon in Kensington.

Recent blog posts written by Ty Hallmark

Kevin Wants this to be a Drama??

That was the question asked after James and Belen read the first scripted pages of Causality this week. In Scene 1, James and Belen’s characters, Adam and Cecily meet each other for the first time. Not wanting to be terribly specific yet, all I will say is this encounter for both actors and director was, at first read, […]