About Us

 

SPIN CYCLE was created in 1998 based on nearly thirty years of combined experience by its founders, Chip Duckett and Ron Lasko. This innovative cultural communications company specializes in PR, marketing and special events, and is extremely diverse in its projects.

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SPECIAL EVENT PLANNING:
Current and recent clients include Saks Fifth Avenue, Life Ball (Vienna), Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Simon and Schuster, Bergdorf Goodman, La Perla, Barefoot Wine, Amouage, The MQ Vienna Fashion Week (Vienna), and Statdtfest (Vienna). We have produced book parties for Tori Spelling, Kristen Johnston, Jackie Collins, Marilyn Manson, Barry White, Christina Crawford, Chris March and Johnny Weir; after-concert parties for artists including Tony Bennett, Hole, Sarah McLachlan, Garbage, Cyndi Lauper, Duran Duran, Blur, the Go-Go's, and Erasure; gold record presentation events for Jewel and Duncan Shiek; and premieres for many films and TV shows, including Absolutely Fabulous.

CELEBRITY INTEGRATION:
Spin Cycle works with charities and brands to integrate celebrity, working with performers as diverse as Cyndi Lauper, Patti LaBelle, Kesha, Grace Jones, Rufus Wainwright, Dionne Warwick, Kim Petras, Nico Tortorella, Lea DeLaria, Vanessa Williams, Molly Ringwald, and the casts of Hamilton and Pose.

THEATRICAL EVENT PRODUCTION:
Spin Cycle was Joan Rivers’ exclusive New York producer for live dates for 17 years. Spin Cycle has also co-produced shows by artists including, Anthony Rapp, Gavin Creel, Holly Woodlawn, Lady Bunny, Alison Arngrim, Alec Mapa, Laura Bell Bundy, The Skivvies, Karen Finley, Ain Gordon, Alaska, Ginger Minj, Courtney Act, Shangela, BenDeLaCreme, Trixie Mattel, David Drake, Penny Arcade, Coco Peru, Kim Coles, Jackie Beat, Janet Hubert, Judy Tenuta, Kristine W, Annie Sprinkle, Mink Stole, and Sarah Dash, among many others. Spin Cycle has also co-produced the New York Premiere of The Vaudevillians with Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales, the World Premiere of The Donkey Show, the Rochester premiere of Woman Before A Glass (directed by Austin Pendleton), 9 different full-length premieres by Kiki & Herb (including the Obie winning Jesus Wept), Jacob Storm's Tennessee Rising (directed by Alan Cumming), the long running immersive hit Bleach, and the World Premiere of Fruma-Sarah starring Jackie Hoffman.

THEATER /DANCE PR:
Clients include the immersive hit Then She Fell, The New York International Fringe Festival, The Flea Theater (including premieres by A.R Gurney, Elizabeth Swados, Christopher Durang, Adam Rapp, Will Eno, Thomas Bradshaw and Mac Wellman), the cell, Dutch Kills, Partial Comfort, American Indian Artists Inc., Theater Breaking Through Barriers, Ars Nova, WET, New Georges, Pipeline, 3LD, Culture Project, The Civilians, Pig Iron, Page 73, CTown, Scandinavian-American Theater Company, Bridge Theater Company, Dzieci, Circus Amok, Baruch Performing Arts Center and Talking Band, among countless others. Some of our most memorable performing arts PR projects include the first revival of Mae West's Sex, The Golden Bride (Drama Desk nominee), Sarah Kane's Crave starring Deborah Harry, the New York premiere of Dog Sees God, Samuel D. Hunter’s A Bright New Boise (Obie winner, Drama Desk nominee), Matt & Ben with Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers, Eric Bogosian’s Notes From Underground, John Kelly’s Paved Paradise, Voyeur, Charlie Victor Romeo, Melissa Rauch’s The Miss Education of Jenna Bush, Leigh Silverman’s Brandon Teena, the World Premiere of Bootycandy by Robert O'Hara, Beebo Brinker Chronicles produced by Lily Tomlin, Cats Talk Back by Bess Wohl, The Guys with Sigourney Weaver, Jane Anger with Michel Urie and Tom Hanks’ playwrighting debut, Safe Home.

MARKETING:
National gay marketing campaigns for Madonna, Bette Midler, Rufus Wainwright and more. National urban campaigns for Tonia Braxton and Whitney Houston.