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            What                        People               Say

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“Michael Cooper’s Masked Marvels is as subtle as it is high speed. Think of Spaulding Gray crossed with Superman, plus an amazing array of masks… Best of all was the Giant on stilts. Creating his vast self before our eyes, he began dancing on bare tiptoes with a grace that proved surprisingly beautiful…”                                                                                                                         The Irish Times

 

“He enthralled young and old, and ignited an entire audience’s imagination … Michael brings his wonderful characters to life with the most marvelously, strikingly beautiful masks I have ever seen.”

         Caroline Seaton-Lyon, Church Hill Theater, Church Hill, MD

 

 “…an exquisite performer who captivates his audience with his skill and sincerity … he never lost his gentle warmth and he always had them in the palm of his hand. I was as charmed by the person as I was by the performer.”

       Susan McDonald, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts,           Champaign-Urbana, IL

 

“One of our highest rated artists! Michael is an ‘Artistic MacGyver’ and sure to delight any audience.”

           Richard Hordenburg, Circle Theater, Grand Rapids, MI

 

“The public loved it. So did the theater managers and the critics. Not to mention ourselves!”

           Philipien van Huet, Depuut Festival, Arnhem, Holland

 

“Terrific! Michael is an artist and a gentleman. He received five standing ovations.

            Nancy Goldstein, The Center of Contemporary Arts, University City, MO

 

 “We have Mr. Cooper back every year. He never ceases to delight and amaze our audiences”

            Norm Brokowski, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center

 

“…a huge success and a consummate professional entertainer”

               Gail McNair, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

 

“Superb artistry! The show was enjoyed by adults and children alike – the adults probably even more so because they were able to re-experience their childlike sense of wonder and magic.”

                   Susan Gramling, The Arts Center, Carrboro, NC

 

“His spirit and enthusiasm were unmatched, And his insights and observations about life could be understood by people of all ages.”

                        Burl Hash, The Maine Festival, Brunswick, ME