Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.


Hassan El-Amin a native of San Diego, CA, has worked extensively as a regional stage actor at many of the LORT Theatre across the country, the Huntington in Boston, the Guthrie in Minneapolis, Portland Center Stage, Denver Theatre Center, Goodman in Chicago, San Diego Repertory, Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, Sacramento Theatre Company, Penumbra in St. Paul, Milwaukee Repertory, Alliance in Atlanta, Colorado, Utah, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festivals, the Kennedy Center and Arena Stage in Washington, DC, in such roles has Leland in Blues for an Alabama Sky, Lincoln in Top Dog Under Dog, Troy Maxson in Fences, Harmon Wilks in Radio Golf, Booster in Jitney, Floyd Barton in Seven Guitars, Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, Walter Lee in A Raisin in the Sun, Prospero in The Tempest, Edmund in King Lear, and the title role in Othello to name a few.



Hassan has held the position of Theatre Artist in Residence at the St. Paul High School of Creative and Performing Arts, Theatre Director for the Inner City Youth League, Theatre Arts Consultant for the San Diego Unified School District.


Theatre Arts Instructor and Consultant for Walt Disney Educational Outreach Program in Orlando FL, Director of Entertainment for Faith and Works, Inc; and Master Theatre Arts Professor at University across the country and currently teaching at the University of San Diego.

His voice can be heard on the movie Soundtracks of Tears of the Sun starring Bruce Willis, Walt Disney Film’s The Wild, starring Keifer Sutherland and Play Station III video game, The Darkness. Television role features guest appearance as Dr. Thomas Dixon on NBC’s E-Ring. Hassan Broadway credits include The Lion King in the role of Mufasa, Scar and Pumbaa.