Virginia Venk is a core member of Hook & Eye theater and originated the role of Gloria in the production of The Summoners. She has participated in over 15 of Hook and Eye’s play labs, including After Orlando. Other plays include Ionesco's The Lesson (Soho Repertory Theater) Samuel Becket's Rockaby (Westbeth), Pennylyn White’s Bocca Alla Lupa (Access Theater), Harold Pinter’s A Kind of Alaska and NoDogs allowed by Shel Silverstein (TAI Theater). She has also been in Kendall Cornells’s Clowns Ex Machina from inception as a proud troupe member. Viva la clown!