Actor

Martelle Hammer

Actor

Martelle Hammer is an actor, co-writter, producer and musician who has performed on stage and screen in Australia and internationally. A WAAPA graduate, Martelle has worked with Elizabeth Kemp, co-director of the Actor’s Studio and Labyrinth Theatre Company in New York and prior to this, with the Gardzienice Company in Poland. Martelle has numerous theatre credits. While at WAAPA, Martelle performed in The Caucasian Chalk Circle, The Seagull, As You Like It, and co-devised First and Last with Black Swan Theatre Company. On graduating, she co-founded Vis’aVis’ creating Do Dogs Dream of Angels, touring it upon invitation to the European Cultural Festival in Krakow. Martelle has since toured the country extensively with shows and played with theatre companies across Sydney, including The View Upstairs (Hayes) Solitude in Blue (Griffin), Sugarbomb (TRS), Tooth of Crime (downstairs of The Wharf) producing shows across these companies including The Lights (B Sharp, Belvoir St), in which she also performed. Martelle has played over 20 screen roles in both shorts and features. One Less God won the awards at Dances with Films festival in LA as well as the Byron Bay Film Festival. Martelle’s recent achievements are her brilliant performance in, L’hotel, directed by Craig Eillot, for the Opera House as well as her role of Mrs Grosse in the Turn of the Screw for which she has been nominated by the Sydney Theatre Awards 2024 for Best Supporting Actress.