GYN♀IDES -CIRCUS FEMALE INTELLIGENTSIA

 

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For International Booking 

Nathalie Hébert

nathalie@cirqueandsome.com

For Scandinavian Booking 

Pange Öberg pange@unitedstage.se

00On the picture: 
Marie-Andrée Robitaille

Credit picture: 
Einar Kling Odencrants
Marie-Andrée Robitaille

Founder and Artistic Director of Gynoïdes Project

 Marie-Andrée Robitaille is a professional circus artist.  In 1998 she start to tour the world as an acrobat with swedish contemporary circus pioneer company Cirkus Cirkör.  She then introduces her work on the Chinese pole, a discipline that was then practiced only by men. 

Through the year she has worked as a circus performer, artistic counselor, instructor/pedagogue, stuntwomen, producer and talent scout for canadian circus company Cirque Du Soleil.  She is currently senior lecturer and head of the bachelor of art in circus at the school of dance and circus in Stockholm, Sweden.  In 2011 she founded Gynoïdes Project a multilayered project that address the representation of women in circus art. She now conducts researches on the agency of women in circus and on modes of composition in circus arts at Stockholm University of the arts.  She has curated two editions of the Women in Circus Consortium, an occasion to meet and discuss the issues related to women in circus.  After directing the Bêta Test, a series of experimental circus pieces that has been performed internationally, she is now working on a new creation entitled GYNOÏDES to premiere in January 2016 at Orionteatern one of Sweden’s most avant-garde stage. 

                                                                                                                     

Credit Photo: Einar Kling Odencrants

Who are the so called Gynoïdes?

Soon you'll get to meet the Gynoïdes that has participates in the project so far.

Come back later... 

                                                    

                                           

 

 

 

                                                                                             

 

CONSORTIUMArtist on the Picture: Kajsa Bohlin
Credit Photo: Einar Kling Odencrants
Artistic Direction: Marie-Andrée Robitaille

 

 

 

 

RESEARCHArtist on the Picture: Sarah Lett
Credit Photo: Einar Kling Odencrants
Artistic Direction: Marie-Andrée Robitaille

 

 

 

SHOWArtist on the Picture: Nathalie Bertholio
Credit Photo: Einar Kling Odencrants
Artistic Direction: Marie-Andrée Robitaille

 

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