Catlin Cobb

 

                 REVIEW EXCERPTS

 

 whitebirdblacksong  "(White Bird Black Song)" an interesting performer...accompanied by provocative sounds and visual elements..."  Deborah Jowitt  Village Voice  1997

 

 

(Wilderness) "Cobb's choreography  was full of black-comedic misconnections that underscore the triste in every tryst. "   Pasa Tiempo,   (Santa Fe) 1990

 

 

 

swings "...Ladder in the Garden has a disturbing, dreamlike quality in which things once familiar suddenly become eerie. We cannot explain it, yet it has a certain logic all its own...Cobb's vision conjures up whole environments based in the fleeting logic of dreams. “    Dance Magazine, 1989

 

 

  house of drawn shades  menhouse shades "In House of Drawn Shades choreographer Cobb did a remarkable job of realizing the 'logic' of a dream. The dance took a tangle of images and incorporated it into the web--much the way the subconscious will adapt a noise from the waking world into a dream.”     The Pittsburgh Press, 1988

 

 

   boat "Cobb designs the stage space carefully and can create a very precise atmosphere in which the oddities of her vision exist within perfect logic . . . " Burt Supree Village Voice, 1986

 

 

nancy ohio  inventing "Cobb has an interesting mind . . . attempting to create a mosaic of unrelated images of a bizarre or dreamlike nature . . . "   Deborah Jowitt  Village Voice, 1985

 

 

seated amelia  legup  Amelia's Breakfast   "The evocative piece, in which Ms. Cobb strolled stretching with wing-arms as if testing air, bravely engaged." Jennifer Dunning   New York Times, 1981