Alec Duffy is the founder and Artistic Director of Hoi Polloi, a collaborative theater company he founded in 2007. Recent work he's directed includes John Cassavetes' Shadows (The Collapsable Hole, Brooklyn) and Murder in the Cathedral (The Church of St. Joseph, Brooklyn). He is one of the three co-creators of the OBIE-winning Three Pianos, which played at New York Theatre Workshop and American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, MA. With Hoi Polloi, he conceived and directed The less we talk and Dysphoria (Ontological Theater, NYC) and The Top Ten People of the Millennium Sing Their Favorite Schubert Lieder (Bank Street Theater, NYC and the Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago). Duffy is a Drama League Directing Fellow and was selected for the 2007 '09 NEA/TCG Career Development Program for Directors.
The Princeton Atelier was endowed in 2009 through the generosity of a donor who has chosen to remain anonymous. The Atelier is additionally supported through The Newhouse Foundation, The Erik C. Blachford '89 Fund, The Schare-Pfaffenroth Endowment Fund, The Jordan Roth '97 Performance Fund and The Peter T. Joseph Foundation.