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Christopher Soden

Associate Critic


Christopher Stephen Soden is a native Texan. In August 2010 he received a full fellowship to Lambda Literary Foundation's Retreat for Emerging LGBT Voices in Los Angeles, California. In 2007, Queer Anarchy, a performance piece he wrote received The Dallas Voice's People's Voice Award for Best Stage Performance. He is a writer, teacher, critic, lecturer and performer. Christopher received his MFA in Writing (Poetry) from Vermont College in January of 2005. He has taught classes and guest lectured on the subjects of craft, theory, genre, literature and publication. He was a film critic for The Fort Worth Ally and currently writes theatre critique for John Garcia's The Column and Examiner.com. He has written poetry, plays, performance pieces, literary, film and theatre critique. His honors include: Distinguished Poets of Dallas, Poetry Society of America's Poetry in Motion Series, Founding Member, President and President Emeritus of The Dallas Poets Community. Finalist in Dobie Paisano Fellowship, 4Th Unity and LSU Outworks Drama Festivals. Finalist in Robin Becker and Refined Savage Chapbook Contests. His work has appeared in : Ganymede Poets : One, Gay City 2, Poetic Voices Without Borders, The Texas Observer, Sentence, Borderlands, Cafe Review, Off the Rocks, The James White Review, The New Writer, Velvet Mafia, Poetry Super Highway, Gertrude, Touch of Eros, Gents, Bad Boys and Barbarians, Windy City Times, ArLiJo, Best Texas Writing 2.

Past Reviewed Shows listed by most recent to oldest.


Show Theatre Company Posted
DR. BOBAGANUSH Ochre House Theater 2/9/2017
DAY LIGHT Theatre Three 12/4/2016
DREAMING ELECTRIC Ochre House Theater 11/3/2016
THINK TWICE Rover Dramawerks 10/25/2016
RED, WHITE, AND TUNA Richardson Theatre Centre 7/20/2016
HERBBITS, WIZARDS, AND BORKS-OH MY! Pocket Sandwich Theatre 7/12/2016
A KID LIKE JAKE Second Thought Theatre 7/7/2016
SOUTH PACIFIC Garland Summer Musicals 6/20/2012
SILENCE OF THE CLAMS Uptown Players 5/16/2012
FORTUNE MBS Productions 4/4/2012
TAKE ME OUT Uptown Players 2/13/2012
CAMP DEATH Pocket Sandwich Theatre 10/26/2011
A SAMURAI NOSFERATU Level Ground Arts 10/26/2011
A MOST DANGEROUS WOMAN Echo Theatre 9/20/2011
VICTOR/VICTORIA Uptown Players 8/10/2011
ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S BIG GAY DANCE PARTY Level Ground Arts 6/19/2011