casting director | producer | audition coach


Courtney Hammond is a casting director, teacher, producer and coach based in New York City.  She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. As an Equity actress she worked regionally, toured internationally, sang on cruise ships, co-hosted a live game show on Nickelodeon.


Courtney began her casting career as an apprenticeship with Eisenberg/Beans Casting, where she quickly worked her way up to casting assistant and finally, casting associate. While at E/B Casting, she had the pleasure of working on projects for Folger Theatre, Dallas Theatre Center, Broadway in Chicago, Bedlam Theatre Company, Ivoryton Playhouse, Norwegian Cruise Line, various SAG indie features.


In 2018 Courtney made her Broadway casting debut with Gettin’ The Band Back Together.


Currently a casting director at Wojcik/Seay Casting, she works on the Jesus Christ Superstar 50th Anniversary Tour, Rent 20th Anniversary Tour, Kinky Boots for Norwegian Cruise Lines, various developmental works and many regional theaters.


Courtney is a passionate coach and teacher. She is regularly invited to teach throughout New York City and around the country at colleges and universities. She believes that actors give their best work when they are prepared and supported and strives to create a warm, engaged and safe space for everyone to do their best work.


"Thank you for another brilliant class.  You manage to strike an incredible balance between supporting actors and pushing them to be their best, truest selves." - thank you note from student

"I truly appreciated the warm and inviting atmosphere  you created in the room and it made a hugely positive difference in my experience as a performer" - thank you note from auditioning actor

"Your friendliness and energy took me by surprise! It was so encouraging and I really appreciated you!" - thank you note from auditioning actor


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