In another performance the male dancer who stood under a huge hoop-skirt
and held up the female dancer who played giant Mother Ginger wrenched his back during the show.
It's a very practical piece, or at least it was back during the hoop-skirt
era," laughs Gloria.
We have raked the old ash heap of failure in the state and found an old human hoop-skirt
who has failed as a businessman, who has failed as an editor, who has failed as a preacher, and we are going to run him for Congressman-at-Large.
Walker is famous for monstrous and delicate, often near-life-size black-paper silhouettes, assembled from the boneyard of southern gothic--a pigtail here, an apron there, a bared breast, a hoop-skirt
, a broad-brimmed hat, a penis.
Why not give those hoop-skirt
columns a dose of Disney coloration?
As he looks on, Oberon and Titania first appear like gigantic puppets or figures from a court masque, wearing enormous, gold and silver hoop-skirts
that elevate them nearly to the boy's level.