Manoa Valley Theatre's New MVT Studio
Apr 11, 2022
Julia Hamilton Ogilvie
Manoa Valley Theatre's New MVT Studio

Manoa Valley Theatre's new MVT Studio: A space for individuals to train, grow and enjoy learning the craft of live theater, as well as public speaking. MVT Studio prepares performers and technicians to contribute to Hawaii's local stages and beyond.


Julia Hamilton Ogilvie is a teacher and actor originally from Hawaii and back here from New York. She has taught acting for Yale University, Rutgers University, American Conservatory Theater’s Graduate Acting Program, University of Hawai’i and The Juilliard Drama Outreach Program at Snow College. She enjoys teaching and coaching actors of all ages from around the country as well as internationally. 

Acting work includes: Timon of Athens (Off-Broadway at Theater For A New Audience & The Shakespeare Theater Co. in D.C), That Beautiful Laugh (Off-Broadway at La MaMa Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Shakespeare Theater Co. in D.C. and The Macau Arts Festival in China). And she can be seen in the television show Doogie Kamealoha M.D. on Disney+ and in this season of Magnum P.I. on CBS.

Julia is a Presidential Scholar in The Arts award recipient, and trained at The Maggie Flanigan Studio in New York, as well as The Juilliard School.