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Martin Lyngbo


Martin Lyngbo is a Danish theatre and opera director, playwright, and author. His work has become known for breaking down creative boundaries and drawing in new and young audiences. After studying directing at The Danish National School of Performing Arts, Lyngbo came to Scandinavian prominence after the millennium as a young Artistic Director of Mungo Park, a stage for experimental theatre writing in Copenhagen. Martin Lyngbo reorganized Mungo Park as an ensemble and repertoire company and developed a string of successful plays, touring and coproducing both domestically and abroad. He has directed Il barbiere di Siviglia by Rossini for the Danish Royal Opera and received great reviews. Later the same show was invited to be staged at Israeli Opera in 2020.