Ann Hurd

“As one goes through life, one learns that if you don’t paddle your own canoe, you don’t move.”

Katharine Hepburn

Ann Hurd is a NY-native who started her acting career in Los Angeles in 2009. She has studied with Greg Berg at Berg Studios, Jamie Paolinetti at Atwater Playhouse, Bill Chott at The Improv Trick, and Michael Pointer at “Hey, I Saw Your Commercial!”

 

Her work on stage includes productions such as Astroglyde, where she wrote and performed an original monologue titled, Remember My Name, at ZJU Theatre. And she’s performed in the first annual Short & Sweet Festival in Hollywood at Stella Adler Theatre.

In front of the camera, Ann’s work includes a selection of Buzzfeed videos, shorts with Hold For Plane Pictures, and several television spots.

Ann is perhaps best known at her creative home, Theatre Unleashed, for her unconditional support and spirited volunteer work. Ann has produced and directed several shows at Theatre Unleashed, such as Passages, a series that introduces bright, new talent to the company, and Stage Fright, a late night show series. She has directed a play for the 2018 O’Shadow Fest which took home the coveted Festival Cup! Lately, she has been playing a superhero in Tattered Capes at Hollywood Fringe 2019 which has received much praise by audiences and critics alike. The production was also awarded Best of Dance and Physical Theatre at Fringe as well as received an extension!