Company

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Sarah Plotkin (artistic director) is a director, teaching artist, and puppeteer. With Electric Eye Ensemble she has directed Home in Motion: A Road Trip Play (WOW Cafe Theatre), Welcome to the Doll Den (Dixon Place / The Tank), and Earthrise (The Tank). She also co-facilitates the workshop series Artist Gym, a creation and creativity workshop for people of all ages. Sarah is a member of the 2016-17 SDCF Observership Class, a recipient of the Dorothy Stickney Scholarship for Women in Theatre, and a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. Freelance directing and puppetry credits include The Juniper Tree (Dixon Place), The Digger (La MaMa ETC), Discrepancies (St. Ann’s Warehouse), Gravity Cannot be Held Responsible (La MaMa Puppet Slam), and Antigone (Castillo Theatre). sarahplotkin.com

Lizzy Ana Lincoln (interim artistic director) is a Brooklyn-based producer, actor, and improviser originally from Austin, Texas. She joined Electric Eye with Welcome to the Doll Den and is overjoyed to have found a sense of artistic home with the bold, nurturant team here. Producing credits include Little League, a new play by Jack Spagnola (executive producer, Three Hares) and Paper Kraine, a new works development night entering its third season run. Select NYC credits include Act One, Scene Two (The PIT), Tao (The Tank), Pomegrenade and Dementia Americana (Soho Playhouse), A Doll’s House (Access Theatre), and Coffee and Biscuit (HERE Arts Center). Upcoming: Improvised Hallmark Christmas Movies (Loretta Pontillo).

Julia Corrigan (managing director) is a choreographer and arts administrator. With Electric Eye Ensemble, she has worked on Welcome to the Doll Den (choreographer / dramaturg) and Earthrise (movement supervisor). She leads the Artist Gym Committee, a group responsible for the production and growth of Electric Eye’s monthly workshop series. Recent choreography credits include table show (The Tank) and PEER (Green Space). Julia is a graduate of Goucher College, where she was a recipient of the Phi Beta Kappa Brooke Pierce Award for the Fine Arts for her piece Really Is, Always Was and the Friends of Goucher Dance Excellence in Choreography Award for her body of work as a student.

Elsa Dial (company member) is a program administrator for Operation Conversation: Cops & Kids, a performance-based police–community relations model of the All Stars Project. She graduated from Wells College with a BA in performing arts, receiving the Helen Gertrude Dean ’25 Prize for Dramatic Expression.

Emily Johnson-Erday (company member) is an actor, singer, and composer based out of Brooklyn. She hails from North Carolina, where she grew up steeped in the Appalachian music that influences her music
today. Selected NYC credits: Helen Jenkins and the lead composer in Welcome to the Doll
Den
(Electric Eye Ensemble / The Tank); composer for table show (EEE’s Artist Gym
Showcase
 / The Tank); composer and lyricist for Entech: A digital musical (New York New Works
festival 2016); Saint Margaret and composer for Trial By Fire, a devised piece that intersects
the stories of Joan of Arc with the three collaborators and lovers of Bertolt Brecht (Columbia
Stages, Columbia University).

Joshua Langman (company member) is a lighting, sound, and projection designer, as well as an all-around theatre artist, teacher, writer, and graphic designer. He has designed for Summer Shorts at 59E59, Ensemble Studio Theatre, the Castillo Theatre, Brooklyn Gypsies, Teátrica, The 52nd Street Project, the Jim Henson Foundation, Between the Seas, Planet Connections, Worry Noise Dirt Heat, Cidny Bullens, and many other groups. He teaches theatrical design at Talent Unlimited High School and has lectured and facilitated workshops at Carnegie Hall and other venues. Joshua is the lyricist on Electric Eye’s Welcome to the Doll Den. He has designed many Electric Eye productions and events, and also serves as the company’s visual identity designer. Joshua has a master’s in educational theatre from the City College of New York and a bachelor’s from Sarah Lawrence College. joshualangman.com

Leah Ogawa (company member) is originally from Yamanashi, Japan. She is a puppeteer, actor, dancer, and model based in New York City. She has been part of the company since 2017 and was a performer/collaborator on Welcome to the Doll Den and Earthrise. Her recent credits include The Marooned (New York State Puppet Festival), Molting (Center at West Park; original piece), And Here We Are (National Sawdust), Feathers of Fire (U.S. tour), Headless Wolf (Roulette), Shank’s Mare (La MaMa and Hawai‘i tour), Adventures of Seucy and Boto (La MaMa), and Dynamo (Target Margin). She has a BA from Sarah Lawrence College.


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