Radiohole is an artist collective that has been creating original devised performance works since 1998. Radiohole has created 17 original full-length shows and numerous short pieces, establishing itself as “One of New York’s most remarkable companies” (The Village Voice) and being described by The Drama Review as “the quintessential American performance group.”
In 2000, Radiohole and The Collapsable Giraffe founded the Obie Award-winning artist-run venue The Collapsable Hole, currently located in The West Village at Westbeth.
Radiohole was founded by Erin Douglass, Eric Dyer, Scott Halvorsen Gillette, and Maggie Hoffman.
Eric Dyer is a founding member of Radiohole.Artist Bio
Erin DouglassArtist Bio
Maggie HoffmanArtist Bio
Fluke is a theater work by the ensemble Radiohole. The piece parallels late 19th-century spiritualism with the technological advancements of our own era. On a claustrophobic set that mimics a crowded boat on an open seascape, the company conjures both historical characters, such as Thomas Edison, and fictional figures, including Herman Melville’s Captain Ahab. Through the use of innovative sound technology, Fluke explores the porous connections between technology and spirituality. As in all Radiohole works, the elaborate, chaotic production is operated entirely by the performers onstage.
As a founding member of Radiohole, Dyer has collaborated on all seven of the ensembles productions since 1998. He is also a founder of the Brooklyn performance space Collapsable Hole, which won an OBIE in 2002 for its efforts in presenting some of the most innovative work happening in Brooklyn. Dyer is a set and lighting designer who has designed Richard Maxwell’s End of Reality at The Kitchen. He has also designed for Young Jean Lee, Elevator Repair Service, Sophie Haviland, 3-Legged Dog and the Collapsable Giraffe. His technical work includes The Wooster Group, Richard Foreman’s Ontological Hysteric Theater, The Builders Association, The Foundry Theater, and Cal Arts among many others. Occasional performances outside Radiohole include work with Young Jean Lee, Ann deMare, Ken Nintzel and Collapsable Giraffe. He has received funding from Arts International and was nominated for a 2003-04 Alpert Award in the Arts.
Erin Douglass is a founding member of Radiohole and has collaborated on five original works with the company. Before moving to New York in 1999, Douglass spent two years working with Los Angeles choreographer Jacque Heim, creating site-specific dance performances. She was part of a collaborative team that created The Akmatova Project, developed at ASK Theater Project’s Common Ground Festival and premiered at the Actors Gang Theater in January 1999. Douglass also directs a movement workshop for New York City public school students as part of the Wooster Group’s Summer Institute.
Maggie Hoffman is a founder of the performance collective Radiohole, and the artist-run venue The Collapsable Hole at Westbeth in the West Village. In addition to 25 years of collaborative performance with Radiohole, she has been a company member of the theater ensemble Elevator Repair Service since 2010.
Recent performances include Ulysses with Elevator Repair Service, Symphony Space, June 2022; Seagull with Elevator Repair Service, Skirball Center, July–August 2022; Happy Hours with Radiohole, Onassis Enter, April 2020; Now Serving with Radiohole, The Collapsable Hole, January & November 2019; Tarzana with Radiohole, The Performing Garage, February 2018; Measure for Measure with Elevator Repair Service, October 2017; Arguendo with Elevator Repair Service, The Public Theater, REDCAT, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 2013–2014.