Interviews & Reviews

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MY VOICE HAS AN ECHO IN IT
“Such a rich, evocative space, I wanted to get lost in it. I stayed for three hours
but wish I’d been there for all six.”

American Theater Magazine, NYC FESTIVAL WRAPUP by Nicole Serratore
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“Takes the concert experience and turns it into something private and luxe.”
Time Out NY, REVIEWING SHOWS by Helen Shaw
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“Best encapsulates New York theater’s artistic psyche.”
Time Out NY, WINTRY MIX by Tom Sellar
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“There’s an incredible intimacy to the piece as you’re staring into the faces and eyes of the performers
who can’t see you.”

Mildly Bitter, ROCK IN A BOX by Nicole Serratore
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NEWYORKLAND
“Temporary Distortion just keep elevating their game… Newyorkland passes their other, already high bar.”
Time Out NY, TEMPORARY DISTORTION ARTFULLY DECONSTRUCTS THE NYPD by Helen Shaw
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“The hallmark of this company is a tight integration of style and substance.”
The New York Times, NEWYORKLAND AT COIL FESTIVAL by Jason Zinoman
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“It’s one of the most honest works of theatre you will ever see.”
NYTheatre.com, NEWYORKLAND by Jason S. Grossman
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“Seamless and gorgeous… a dreamy, poetic, abstracted and sometimes scary meditation.”
The Stranger, NEWYORKLAND by Brendan Kiley
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“Newyorkland is a fascinating window into a cop’s often isolating experiences.”
The Seattle Times, NEWYORKLAND DIGS DEEP INTO THE WORLD OF COPS by Tom Keogh
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“What is remarkable about the performance is its amplification of your senses.”
The SunBreak, NEWYORKLAND KICKS IN DOORS OF COPS’ HEARTS by Michael van Baker
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 “A hypnotic and sumptuous theatrical presentation.”
Seattlest, NEWYORKLAND AT OTB: THIN BLUE LINE PERSONNEL EXPLORED by José Amador
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“An original and important evening of theater.”
Crosscut, POLICE THEATER … INSIDE THE BRUTAL LIFE OF AN OFFICER by Alice Kaderlan
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AMERICANA KAMIKAZE
“Mind-blowing video images and theatrical tension, a nightmarish pop aesthetic that deserves your attention.”
The New York Times, JAPANESE-STYLE HORROR ON SCREEN AND STAGE by Jason Zinoman
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“Legitimately frightening…ravishing, cinematic video.”
TimeOut NY, J-HORROR CHILLS VIA MULTIMEDIA THEATER by Helen Shaw
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“You are not likely to see anything like it. And if you do you may very well be dreaming.”
NYTheatre.com, AMERICANA KAMIKAZE by Richard Hinojosa
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WELCOME TO NOWHERE (BULLET HOLE ROAD)
“Like the powerful acting, much of the imagery contained in the film proves mesmerizing.”
Queens Chronicle, TEMPORARY DISTORTION AT THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY by Marie Glancy
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“A captivating, hypnotic, and mesmerizing work of art, easily one of the best plays I’ve seen this year.”
NYTheatre.com, WELCOME TO NOWHERE (BULLET HOLE ROAD) by James Comtois
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“One of the most beautiful, integrated, and disturbing meditations I’ve seen in quite some time.”
Obscene Jester, ON THE HYPERREAL ROAD AGAIN by Steve Luber
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“Quietly explodes some of the conventional ideas of what theatre is, and it’s staggering.”
Show Showdown, WELCOME TO NOWHERE (BULLET HOLE ROAD) by Patrick Lee
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“So uniquely compelling–controlled to the point of ultimate enthrallment–that you won’t soon forget this show.”
That Sounds Cool, WELCOME TO NOWHERE (BULLET HOLE ROAD) by Aaron Riccio
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PROFILES AND INTERVIEWS

“Collins has become widely regarded for the innovative visual aesthetic of the company’s work.”
Chance Magazine, KENNETH COLLINS by Jeremy M. Barker
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“The piece was born out of a desire to provide audience members with a front-seat view of a live performance; the six-hour run time came from wanting to play to as many people as possible.”
American Theater Magazine, TAYLOR MAC AND TEMPORARY DISTORTION: IN FOR THE DURATION by Diep Tran
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“A facinating theatrical space in which time is fractured and dream and reality cannot be separated.”
Theatre Forum, ON THE ROAD WITH TEMPORARY DISTORTION by Philippa Wehle
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“A transnational ghost story for the 21st century.”
The Drama Review (TDR), NEXT UP DOWNTOWN by Paige McGinley
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“Austere works that nevertheless are hip and rock ‘n’ roll in their aesthetic.”
Contemporary Theatre Review, HAUNTED NOWHERE by Caridad Svich
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“There’s something immediately confronting about the work of Temporary Distortion.”
TimeOff, BEAUTIFUL HAZE by Matt O’Neill
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“The clash between the media images and the on-the-job realities of law enforcers.”
The Seattle Times, A THEATRICAL COP-LAND, FROM AN OFFICER’S PERSPECTIVE by Misha Berson
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