The Hook is operated by the 501.3c non-profit Firehouse Performing Arts Center (FPAC) and since it’s inception in 2016, The Hook & Ladder Theater has proudly served the state of Minnesota’s artistic community with its outreach, development, education and revenue generating performance opportunities, as well as serving the community at large by providing space and platform for marginalized voices.
The Hook presents a wide variety of original performing arts, including; music, dance, film, literary, theatrical, fashion, visual, comedic, culinary and multi-disciplinary, to name just a few. FPAC and The Hook are also committed to maintaining an accessible and inclusive space for all participants, both artists and audience, without regard to race, gender orientation, age or disabilities.
The range of services provided includes, but is not limited to; ticketed concerts, non-profit fundraisers, community programs, outdoor festivals, album & book releases, art installations/shows, presentations, workshops and seminars, as well as private event rentals for birthdays, graduations, retirements, memorials, anniversaries and weddings.
The Hook is also committed to sustainability through its use of solar-power and hosting low-waste concerts and events.
The Hook currently boasts (3) unique indoor performance stages; the Lounge stage, The Theater stage and the Mission Room stage, in addition to its award winning outdoor UTC (Under the Canopy) seasonal (May-Sept) stage! All stages have full production, A/V and tech capabilities and our stages/facilities are fully accessible.