THANK YOU to all who helped make this PlayLab a beautiful reality!!!
photos by Yasmeen Jawhar
We start with a snag,
an idea that hooks our collective interest. Using improvisation, discussion, and research, we tug at the thread until we've found
a story to unravel.
Working with our writers, musicians and artists to focus our vision, we knit the moments together, add layers, and get the story ready for fastening
with our audience.
While the timeline of each project varies, it generally takes over a year to conceive, build, and produce each new work.
Hook & Eye is an ensemble company of theater-makers, actors, dancers, musicians and artists based in Brooklyn, NY. We build totally new theatrical pieces full of joyful athleticism, soul, and song. Every year or so, a new play is brought to life.
We teach play-writing at New York's Professional Performing Arts School . . .
. . . and offer 100% free PlayLabs where new work is brought forward, built and developed.
Top photo: Mitch Dean
Want to Help?
Your donation to the sonic landscape will fill the theater with 100% original music. Think of it as kissing each audience member lovingly on the ear, with none of the grossness that that would entail.
Your donation of a performer's stipend (or two!) will go a long way toward making the project a reality. We at Hook & Eye are dedicated to paying our artists at every level, and we believe that doing so elicits the best work from our collaborators - now thanks to you!