Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Theatre
Hannah Elless


Hannah Elless Headshot

Actor of For Tonight (ImaGEN, 2015)

Hannah Elless made her Broadway debut singing “Bless the Lord” in the revival of Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell followed by a very “Neil” turn in the Drama Desk-nominated The Other Josh Cohen under the direction of Tony Award-winner Ted Sperling. She recently starred as Elise McKenna in the new musical Somewhere in Time at Portland Center Stage and can be seen this fall in Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s world premiere musical, Bright Star. Her television and film credits include Fox Television’s GleeBefore Winter, The Lake Effect, and the upcoming filmWhen Mary Met Ally. Ms. Elless has been a part of several readings, workshops & concerts in New York City including performances at Birdland Jazz Club, 54 Below, The Carlyle, Lincoln Center and many more. She is also an accomplished musician, playing over six different instruments! Ms. Elless received a BFA from Western Michigan University. You can find her on social media @HannahElless and online at www.hannah-elless.com.


ImaGEN is a collaborative venture between the MSU College of Arts and Letters’ Department of Theatre and the MSUFCU Institute for Arts & Creativity at Wharton Center.