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Pinocchio: A Fantasy of Pleasures

11 Aug 20114 stars

Adults-only retelling is decidedly not Disney

Sometimes the spectacle is enough. The experience of watching Company XIV’s radical reinterpretation of Pinocchio is a little like gorging on gourmet food: something sensual and rich that might not offer you too much nourishment in the long run, but…

Interview: Austin McCormick of New York dance outfit Company XIV

10 Aug 2011

Dance piece Pinocchio: A Fantasy of Pleasures at Edinburgh Fringe

Who or what inspired you to choreograph? I was inspired from an early age by the combination of mediums in Baroque performance (1600-1750); movement, scenic design, music, and costumes combine to give an audience a 360 degree experience at the theatre…