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LYNCH COMPANY is a research based performance group at the forefront of Danish art and performance, dedicated to touring, new work development and teaching. The Company opened in April 2009 with the play about the life and art of Antonin Artaud, 'The Artaud Engine'. Founded by Stuart Lynch and Paw Petersen the company is funded by the Danish Arts Council 'Kunststyrelsen'.

Profoundly research based, the work that lies at the edge of live-art, theatre and dance. With exceptional reviews and critical acclaim, the work ranges from small intimate solo's, to large-scale theatre plays and durational performance events.

Stuart Lynch's solo work is represented internationally by Spanish agent David Berga Management.




Lynch is a voice and performance artist, theatre director and teacher based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He began his performance career as a dancer from 1990 to 1992 with Min Tanaka's now disbanded Japanese Butoh dance company, 'Mai-Juku'. From 1993 until 2000 he was co-director of the Deqincey/Lynch performance company (Sydney – Australia). Parallel to this company work he developed his solo performance series, 'Paradance', which included collaborations with French philosopher Jean Baudrillard (1929-2007) and double bass player Peter Kowald (1944-2002). His most recent solo works, Lynch Concert has been touring extensively in Europe and in Denmark.

He is the founder of the Theatre Switch Training method, or TST and is a teacher at the Holberg Film and Theatre School Art, The Cantabile 2 School of Stage Art.



Paw Petersen is a producer and manager of dance, performance and theatre. He is both a graduate from the Copenhagen University's Department of Arts and Cultural Studies and the Copenhagen Business School. He has worked and developed the companies 'Signa' and 'Danish Dance Theatre' as well as curating and managing the festivals, `Scenekunst 2000´, a performance-art festival in Copenhagen and `Images of My World´, the Danish Centre for Cultural Development's world festival. He is a co-initiator of the international development network, 'Chapter 15' and is on the board of the Association for Contemporary Dance in Denmark.



David Berga Management is an international theatre agency and management Bureau. Born in 2001 the company has been dealing with physical theatre practitioners, physical comedians and larger scale productions. David Berga Management can be contacted email and is responsible for the touring of the Stuart Lynch solo LYNCH CONCERT.



The Board of Directors is made up of the architect Craig Bevan (President), the actress Claudia Gregersen and writer Nina Sokol.