Dynamo Workspace Makes Big Noise for Contemporary Circus - CircusTalk

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Dynamo Workspace Makes Big Noise for Contemporary Circus

Gry Lambertsen and RuneVadstrøm Andersen started Dynamo Workspace a mere three years ago. In that short time, the venue has become an important staple to cultural experiences in the town of Odense, Denmark and it has also made an international name for itself as a successful Nordic circus venue. 
Madeline Hoak: Tell me a bit about yourselves and how you came to start Dynamo. Gry Lambertsen: We’ve been circus artists for 22 years together. We started here in Odense, when we met in 1998…We were working in the streets and festivals and different companies for a long time. Then we went to Copenhagen and got a small studio. It was really nice to have a place where we could offer other people space, and we could work together to create something that was more than just me and Rune. We started doing some small gatherings, festivals, and small residencies. It was in an old factory, and it was sold to a big company so we had to find a new place to work. Rune read a really cool article about this town. It’s the third biggest town in Denmark and has been like this — no culture — for a long, long time.  ...
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Madeline Hoak

Madeline is a NYC based performer, producer, professor, and choreographer specializing in aerial, acrobatics, dance and movement direction. She is an adjunct professor of Aerial Arts at Pace University, on staff at Aerial Arts NYC and The Muse Brooklyn and initiated the Aerial program at Muhlenberg College where she taught from 2011 - 2017. Her movement direction contributed to Circle Theater NYC’s production of The Mountain winning Outstanding Original Choreography/Movement, 2015. She co-choreographed The Battles, a musical voted by Broadway producer Ken Davenport one of the top 10 new scripts of 2016. Madeline's choreography has been presented at Dixon Place, Circus Warehouse, BAX, The House of Yes, Abron Arts Center, Times Square, The Flea, STREB, Galapagos, and The Muse. She received BAs in Dance and Theater from Muhlenberg College and is currently studying at NYU’s Gallatin school of Individualized Study where she is designing a master’s degree in circus studies with a focus on dramaturgy and creative processes. madelinehoak.com.