Hékau: magic and witchcraft in ancient Egyptian
Hékau is a puppetry company based in France and founded by Hany Hommos (Egyptian) and Nini Ayach (French/American). After having collaborated on international puppetry projects since 2011, they founded Hékau puppetry company in 2017 after resettling in France.
Hékau is specialised in developing transcultural shadow theater and street puppetry in both France and the Middle East. The company aims to develop innovative puppetry performances, preserve the cultural heritage of puppetry, and to promote puppetry as a tool for civic expression.