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Abigail Hoke-Brady


Abigail Hoke-Brady is a Brooklyn based lighting designer whose work centers primarily in opera and new work. Recent work in New York City includes: The Last Supper (SOPAC); The Beginning Days of True Jubilation and The Strangers Came Today (SOCIETY Theater Co); BUST (Soho Repertory Theater) *scenic and lighting design*; Portrait and a Dream (Contemporaneous); Bound (Fresh Squeezed Opera); The Little Death vol 1 (Prototype Festival); MukhAgni (Under the Radar/The Public Theater); and Silent Voices: Lovestate (New Victory Theater / Brooklyn Youth Chorus).

Regional work includes: co-design for Those With 2 Clocks (The Wilma); How I Learned What I Learned (Playmakers Repertory Company); Cosi fan Tutte (San Diego Opera); Grass is Green (UNA /92st Y); The Last American Hammer and FLORIDA (UrbanArias); Glory Denied and Three Decembers (Tri Cities Opera); Mad Forest (Bard College/Theatre for a New Audience).

She is the resident designer at DiMenna Center for Classical Music.

Recipient: Robert LB Tobin Director - Designer Grant (2017)
Lighting Design Mentor: Williams College’s Senior Honors Projects (spring 2020)
Guest Artist: NYU’s Playwright’s Horizons Theater School (spring 2021)
Guest Lecturer: Drew University (spring 2021) Montclair State University (2021 - 2022)

BA: Drew University 2011
MFA: NYU 2016
Member: USA 829.
Website: | Instagram: @hammockandhoney


Lighting Designer