About

 Photo by Axel Lambrette

Photo by Axel Lambrette

Lynsey Peisinger is a performer, choreographer and director. She is currently co-directing the Mile Long Opera, a citywide public engagement project, which brings together 1,000 singers for performances on The High Line, with music composed by David Lang. In 2017, she collaborated with Marina Abramovic on The Cleaner in Stockholm, a retrospective of the artist’s work and a collective performance that lasted seven days, for which Peisinger coordinated and choreographed the participation of thirty performers and thirty five choirs. Her recent theatre works include MIDNIGHT, which premiered at Radialsystem Theatre in Berlin in 2016 and Rochambeau, a work in development, both in collaboration with Tilman Hecker. In 2014, she performed with Marina Abramovic at the Serpentine Gallery in London for the show 512 Hours. She has cast and trained performers for Abramovic in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Athens, Moscow, Los Angeles and Basel and she directs and co-authors the public participatory work The Abramovic Method. She is assistant director on Zinnias: The Life of Clementine Hunter and The Old Woman, both directed by Robert Wilson. She has presented solo performance works at the Fondation Beyeler in Basel, at SESC Pompeia in Sao Paulo, at Performa Paço at Paço das Artes in Sao Paulo, at Robert Wilson's 2nd Annual Berlin Benefit, at Hyeres Fashion and Photography Festival, and Kunstfest Weimar. She received her MFA in choreography from the Dance Conservatory at Purchase College. 

Contact: lrpeisingerworks@gmail.com