“In these moments, when ordinary movement and speech cede to something enthralling and otherworldly, this funeral comes fully and furiously alive.” – The New York Times on NDEBELE FUNERAL, September 16, 2014, Alexis Soloski

Smoke & Mirrors Collaborative is a Brooklyn-based arts duo with members Jonathan David Martin and Zoey Martinson. Smoke & Mirrors Collaborative creates original works for theater and the web that combine socially relevant themes with an ambitious, multi-disciplinary approach to storytelling. Their performances include NDEBELE FUNERAL, 59E59 Theaters, New York City (2014); SKYPE DUET (2011); and POINT OF DEPARTURE, Theater for the New City, New York City (2011). Their fellowships include the Lincoln Center Education Artist Fellowship, Lincoln Center Education, New York City (2014); and Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellow, The Leonore Annenberg Fund, New York City (2009-2011). Martin and Martinson both received their M.F.A. from New York University.