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Molly Hood

Radford University
Assistant Professor of Theatre
Molly Hood is an actress, text coach, director, and educator who currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Radford University. Her directing credits include: Crimes of the Heart (RU), Twelfth Night, The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Richmond Shakespeare Festival), Buffalo Soldier (Virginia Rep on Tour), and Funny Money (Hampden-Sydney College). As an actress, Molly has appeared at the Richmond Shakespeare Festival and on PBS as Hamlet in Quill Theatre’s groundbreaking production of Hamlet (RTCC Best Actress nomination). Some of her other classical acting credits include: Adriana in The Comedy of Errors (RTCC Award Best Supporting Actress winner), Regan in King Lear, Nerissa in The Merchant of Venice, and Queen Elizabeth in Richard III. Molly holds an M.F.A. in Classical Acting from The Shakespeare Theatre Company Academy for Classical Acting.