Professionals Day 2019

Dynamo Workspace Branchedag and Women in Circus Consortium 

Dynamo Workspace and Nordic Women in Circus Network (NWCN) collaborate to present a professionals day and 4th edition of Women in Circus Consortium during Dynamo Circus Festival 2019 and  invite artists, performers, producers and professionals of all genders to meet in Odense in conjunction with the festival.

Dates: August 8th-9th, Odense, Denmark

The programme is a mix of lectures, workshops, talks and performances. You’ll have access to lectures on circus bodies and norm creativity, acro-dance workshop, shows and networking events which span areas of concern for the circus artists today!

These events run in parallel and are overlapping, as a participant you therefore have several options to sign up and participate. 

Everything is free unless specified. All sessions in English unless specified. 


10.30 – 11.00 Arrival and coffee

11.00 – 12.00: Women in Circus Consortium Kick Off Meeting 

12.00 – 13.00: Lunch – Café Kosmos vegan food (self-paying) 

13.00 – 13.10: Welcome by Gry Lambertsen, Artistic Director Dynamo Workspace. 

13.10 – 14.30: The circus body as site for norm-creativity.

Conversational Workshop Signe Løve Anderskov on pregnancy as a circus artist

14.30 – 15.00: Coffee Break

15.00 – 16.30: Workshop – practical and strategic fundraising for circus & performing arts.
Organised in collaboration with Udviklingsplatformen for Scenekunst. 

Speakers: Kirsten Løffler Reich/ og Rune Vadstrøm Andersen/Dynamo Workspace

16.30 – 17.00: Coffee Break 

17.00 -18.30: ‘Fuck-up talks’ – 3 personal stories about accidents from the circus life, followed by a debate.

Talks by circus artists Joel Degerfeldt, Karolina Tamara Wojtowicz and producer Lina B. Frank.

18.30 – 20.00: Dinner at Storms Pakhus Street Food Market. 

(5 min walk from meeting rooms) (Self-paying aprox. €13)

20.00- 21.15: Performance lecture: The Cloud Jump by Saloranta & de Vylder. 
Free of charge for participants in the professionals day and Women in Circus Consortium. 

21.15 – 23.00: Mingle & drinks at the festival site.

Day 2: Friday the 9th

A day starting with Dance Acro workshop and at 15:30 come down to the Dynamo site and join the Dynamo Circus Festival official opening and program of events. 

09:00 – 15:00 Dance Acro Workshop (including lunch) 
By Femmes de Crobatie (Marion Guyez, Julie Tavert et Dorothée Dall’Agnola)

Organized by NWCN in collaboration with Dynamo and Gynoïdes Project – Only open to people identifying as women or non-binary

Read more about the workshop here: Dance Acro Workshop by Femme of Crobatie

16:00 Dynamo Circus Festival outdoor area opens!

16:30 Official opening and outdoor show: Gregarius by Company Soon (SE) (no ticket required)

17.30  Dinner at the festival site (Self-paying from food trucks)

20.00 Indoor show: Vixen by Tanter (DK/NO/SE) 
Dynamo offers a ticket deal for participants of WWC and branchedag of 50Dkk 
Pay by cash on site on Thursday 8th. 

21.00: Micro-bass orchestra concert, mingling and drinks (self-paying drinks) 

The festival continues on August 10th!

See complete programme here:

Practical Info:

Registration is open to people of all genders – apart from the Acro-Dance workshop which is open to women and non-binary people only. 

Option to sign up to: 

Via Women in Circus Consortium – start time 09:00, 8th August 

Via Dynamo Workspace Branche dag – start time 11:00, 8th Aug

Sign up:

With support from:

With the support of Nordic Culture fund and Nordic Culture Point.

In collaboration with Dynamo Workspace (DK) Cirkör LAB (SE), CircusInfo Finland (FI).

Produced by CirkusPerspektiv and Dynamo Workspace.

Deadline for registration 1st of Aug 2019.