“Debonair…maniacal, wild animal” |
New York Times
"A home-grown HERO"
"Octavio Campos....performance art rock star"
"dance theater artist, Octavio Campos was hailed by critics as being "clever, funny and performed with such talent and vigor that it dimmed the lights of the Merce Cunningham troupe that had performed just an hour before..."
"Miami's magician of the unexpected"
Mary Luft, Tigertail
New York Theater Review
"Campos is a subversive rebel with a cause. That’s what makes him so important to our humble community."
Knight Arts Blog
"Camposition's theatrical productions, street performances and cultural outreach programs have made this organization a staple of South Florida's arts scene."
"Octavio Campos, performance provocateur...Often provocative, sometimes frustrating, occasionally subversive -- but never boring --"
"Octavio Campos...cultural mischief maker"
"Best Local Choreographer 2007"
"Constantly surprising, interactive, and gently transgressive, bursting with smiles even at its most unsettling, ready to face todays serious moral challenges but ready still to entertain, it is a one-man show but also a huge multimedia spectacle that fuses avant-garde video with non-linear drama and the best and sweetest of American modern dance"
- Miami New Times
"Luna del Pinguino...top 10 dance performance of 2004"
"Campos outsourcing idea is humorously absurd...leading us to wonder where candor ends and critique begins..."
Movement Research Journal
"...brilliantly crafted dance theater"
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
"In the best tradition of abstract art, the meaning of this work does not reside in objective standards but in the interaction between concrete elements and the audiences subjective response to those elements."
- Miami New Times
- Sun Sentinel
"In the realm of neo-Expressionist European dance theater, Miami's Octavio Campos stands alone."
- Entertainment News & Views