Annelih Hamilton

Annelih Hamilton
Annelih Hamilton
Milton, WA United States
CROWDRISING SINCE: Sep 26, 2017
Stuff About Me:

Why did I become an artist? To share stories with other human beings about other human beings.

From a young age I was confused why I didn't see people who looked like me onstage. I would think to myself, "But I can tell that story! Why is it all one race (primarily white)?"

It is clear to me now more than ever that I cannot be passive in my art. I must take an assertive stance to represent my Asian/Filipina self and one way I can do that is to support organizations who are championing for various minorities to express their stories. 

ArtsWest is a special place for me. After moving back to Seattle in 2014, I was cast in the 2015 production of Really Really (written by Paul Downs Colaizzo, directed by Makaela Pollack). This was my first big show back and I was honored to be playing a role that a woman of my type would not normally be considered for. I am incredibly grateful to Makaela and the ArtsWest family for embracing me and my uniqueness and for trusting me to help tell that story. 

So, this is where y'all come in:
Help ArtsWest tell all sorts of stories this season. They just closed The Who & The What, written by Ayad Akhtar. 5 more plays are coming this season and they are rich with diverse, engaging, important, and relevant stories, especially now in our current political, social, and cultural climate. 

Help us #TellTheStory. We are telling your story, your neighbor's story, your community's story. Take ownership of that. If you can give a $1, you're helping. If you share this campaign, you're helping. Anything you can give, whether is it money or time, is a big help to the ArtsWest family. 

Thank you in advance and we'll see you at the ArtsWest Playhouse!

Annelih
Hamilton

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