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Eric Hoff

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Eric Hoff is a director, producer, writer and an artistic associate at About Face Theatre in Chicago. His New York directing credits include Hit the Wall (Off-Broadway, Barrow Street Theater), Lucas Hnath’s About a Woman Named Sarah (59E59 Theaters) and When We Met (CAP21 Theatre Company). Chicago directing credits include Hit the Wall (The Inconvenience, Steppenwolf Garage), The Walk Across America for Mother Earth (Red Tape Theatre, with Bonnie Metzgar) and Shelley Duvall’s Women Under the Influence Theatre (produced by Salonathon) at Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theatre. He was a founding organizer, with co-creator Jesse Morgan Young, of REVIVAL, a performance art/night life/spectacle experience at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion and Bradley Center Masonic Temple. At Red Tape Theatre he directed The Skriker and The Life and Death of Madam Barker. He directed WHAT'S THE T? at About Face and also produced The Woyzeck Project, a citywide festival sponsored by About Face and The Hypocrites. With collaborators SK Kerastas and Will Davis, Hoff is creating/writing Color Guard. In 2017 he will direct the apprentice company for Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville and an interactive theater piece by writer Eva Anderson and composer Michael Cassidy.