Hannah graduated from Charles Sturt University (CSU) in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts (Acting for Screen and Stage) including a mionor in Design for Theatre and Television. In 2012 she was the chosen recipient of the CSU Ann Gwynn-Jones Acting Scholarship.
Hannah has also studied with theatre director and arts facilitator Kim Hardwick, actors Andy McPhee and Wayne Pygryam. She has also completed short courses at NIDA, and masterclasses at The big&small Acting Studios . Hannah is currently completing the Graduate Course at Bell Shakespeare.
As an actor, Hannah has performed in a variety of theatre productions including The Crucible (CSU) as Elizabeth Proctor, Romeo and Juliet (CSU) as Friar Lawrence, Three Sisters (CSU) as Anfisa, and Vicky in Anya Reiss’ Spur of the Moment (CSU) - for which she won the University Theatre Ensemble Award for Best Female Actor.
Hannah performed in screen productions while at university such as, Sharlene in The Daniels. She has also been fortunate enough to be involved in Brendan Cowell's upcoming feature film, Ruben Guthrie due to be released in 2015.
During her tertiary studies, Hannah discovered a passion for design under the careful teachings of Sophie Kurylowicz. Her drive has lead her to work with directors such as John Saunders and Eamon Flack. Hannah worked as a costume secondment on Once in Royal David's City (Belvoir St Theatre Co.) learning particularly from Mel Page and Judy Tanner. Since then Hannah has been involved in other shows such as Oedipus Schmeodipus (Belvoir St & Post) and Simon Stone's Government Inspector (Belvoir St & Malthouse).
Hannah was introduced to the world of independent theatre through Zoe Coombs Marr and Mish Grigor (Post) and was fortunate enough to be mentored by Jeminah Alli Reidy on her sight specific productions, Scenes on the Yarra and Tall Trees and Tributaries. Hannah's first self devised work, Thicker (CSU) was a success and she looks forward to continuing to write in the future.
Hannah is a proud member of MEAA.