public forum
home forum magazine gallery links about faq courtesy
It is currently Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:36 am

All times are UTC - 7 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Morgan Thorson
PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:52 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Oct 27, 2002 12:01 am
Posts: 1845
From Karen Campbell in the Boston Globe:
Quote:
Popping in on the world of celebrity, reality, and make-believe
If you didn’t read the program notes, you might not have a clue that Morgan Thorson’s provocative dance theater piece “Faker” explores “impersonation, obsession and ritualistic behavior.” Overall, it’s a bit of a muddle, entertaining but disjunct.

However, you would certainly get that it has something to do with our culture’s fixation on celebrity and the shallow artifice that often embodies.

More...


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:08 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Oct 27, 2002 12:01 am
Posts: 1845
From Marcia Siegel in the Boston Phoenix (following Paul Taylor review in article):
Quote:
Not through yet
Paul Taylor at the Shubert, plus Morgan Thorson’s Faker

....
I got a sharp attack of déja vu when I entered the theater at the Institute for Contemporary Art Thursday night for a performance of Faker, by the Minneapolis-based choreographer Morgan Thorson .... We were way back in the 1960s, when avant-garde dancers thought that if they could rid themselves of all dance pretensions and behave like ordinary people, the audience would become democratized overnight, and dance could start up with a new agenda.

More...


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 7 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
The messages in this forum are posted by members of the general public and do not reflect the opinions or beliefs of CriticalDance or its staff.
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group