Shawn Hamilton is in his second season as a Resident Acting Company Member and recently appeared at the Alley Theatre as Monsieur Bouc in Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, Father/Rochefort/Stanley in The Three Musketeers, Major Metcalf in The Mousetrap, Freddy in Picasso at the Lapin Agile, and Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. in The Great Society. He also played Rev. Martin Luther King in The Great Society at the Dallas Theater Center and Saint Paul MN’s Great American History Theater. He has recently been seen locally at Rec Room Arts as Winston in The Royale directed by Brandon Weinbrenner and has appeared at Stages Repertory Theatre and Main Street Theater. He has performed in over 25 productions at the Guthrie Theatre as well as Yale Rep, Trinity Rep, Dallas Theater Center, Center Stage in Baltimore, California Shakespeare Theatre, and Penumbra Theatre Company. Film credits include Jingle All The Way, Blue Steel, and Wilson. He is a graduate of HSPVA, Circle In The Square, The University of North Texas, and the Yale School of Drama.