Hoi Polloi is a New York-based collaborative theater company formed in 2007 by director Alec Duffy. The company creates original work that strives to explore how we, as Americans, come together and how we fall apart. Hoi Polloi is also dedicated to presenting the work of the most imaginative of today’s playwrights.
Alec Duffy is a Obie Winning director/playwright/performer and is the founder of the theater company Hoi Polloi. Recent original work includes Three Pianos, (New York Theatre Workshop, ART Cambridge), Shadows, by John Cassavetes (Radio Hole), The less we talk: a meditation on group singing, Dysphoria (Ontological Theater) and The Top Ten People of the Millennium Sing Their Favorite Schubert Lieder, which premiered in New York and toured to Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago. Duffy is a Drama League Directing Fellow and was one of seven directors nationwide to be selected for the 2007-09 NEA/TCG Career Development Program for Directors.