Eric Magnus is a theater and performance artist based in Brooklyn and originally from Akron, Ohio. Magnus earned his B.A. in English and Theater from Ohio Wesleyan University.
Eric has performed in Richard Foreman’s Astronome, his collaboration with John Zorn at the Ontological-Hysteric Theater, and Idiot Savant, alongside Willem Dafoe at the Public Theater.
Other New York performance credits include The Geometry (Chocolate Factory), Innova (Abrons Art Center, Incubator Arts Project), Actua 1 (Three-Legged Dog) for Object Collection, and not from canada for Sponsored By Nobody at the Monty Arts Center in Antwerp, Belgium.
Eric’s own theater work includes What Is Wild and Boat (Incubator Arts Project), i i i i (Norman Storefront in Greenpoint, Brooklyn), and Moat’s Ear (AXA in Action festival in Prague, Czech Republic) all with the performance collective Magnus, Miller, Truman & Murdock.
In film, Magnus acted and contributed music for the independent feature Go Down Death, directed by Aaron Shimberg.