Patricia Hammond

Patricia Hammond has been a teacher of Speech and Drama and Theatre Arts for over 30 years having established the Patricia Hammond Theatre School in 1968 in Bromley. Many of her students have worked professionally in theatre and television and have appeared in many productions in London and the provinces including the Royal Shakespeare Co. and London City Ballet. She travels frequently as an examiner for The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Her students have provided demonstration classes in both verse speaking and improvisation at the London Academy's Macowan Theatre and Patricia has given verse speaking Master Classes at Lamda. She also adjudicates on behalf of The British Federation of Music and Drama Festivals. Patricia has been an active member of Bromley Arts Council sice 1967, serving as Drama Officer in recent years.