Founded in 2013, HIPZEE is a Brooklyn-born Tony Award-nominated entertainment company co-founded by Rob Baunoch III and Tara Sickmeier that specializes in edgy, boundary-pushing storytelling for stage and screen.

HIPZEE produced the recent feature film, SHADOW GIRL, starring Olivia Thirlby, Alan Ritchson, Jim Gaffigan, Tito Ortiz, and Megan Fox. Stage productions include Josh Groban’s Broadway debut, NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, which was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and the most nominations for the 2017 season. Other credits include the Off-Broadway hit, HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL.