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
Collins has become widely regarded for the innovative visual aesthetic of the company’s work.
— Chance Magazine, KENNETH COLLINS by Jeremy M. Barker
Takes the concert experience and turns it into something private and luxe.
— Time Out NY, REVIEWING SHOWS by Helen Shaw
Best encapsulates New York theater’s artistic psyche.
— Time Out NY, WINTRY MIX by Tom Sellar
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
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, IN FOR THE DURATION by Diep Tran

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
The hallmark of this company is a tight integration of style and substance.
— The New York Times, NEWYORKLAND AT COIL FESTIVAL by Jason Zinoman
It’s one of the most honest works of theatre you will ever see.
— NYTheatre.com, NEWYORKLAND by Jason S. Grossman
Seamless and gorgeous… a dreamy, poetic, abstracted and sometimes scary meditation.
— The Stranger, NEWYORKLAND by Brendan Kiley
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
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
A hypnotic and sumptuous theatrical presentation.
— Seattlest, NEWYORKLAND AT OTB: THIN BLUE LINE PERSONNEL EXPLORED by José Amador
An original and important evening of theater.
— Crosscut, POLICE THEATER … INSIDE THE BRUTAL LIFE OF AN OFFICER by Alice Kaderlan

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
Legitimately frightening…ravishing, cinematic video.
— TimeOut NY, J-HORROR CHILLS VIA MULTIMEDIA THEATER by Helen Shaw
Austere works that nevertheless are hip and rock ‘n’ roll in their aesthetic.
— Contemporary Theatre Review, HAUNTED NOWHERE by Caridad Svich
A transnational ghost story for the 21st century.
— The Drama Review (TDR), NEXT UP DOWNTOWN by Paige McGinley
There’s something immediately confronting about the work of Temporary Distortion.
— TimeOff, BEAUTIFUL HAZE by Matt O’Neill
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

Welcome to Nowhere

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
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
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
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
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
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