Feature: Michael Clark

Friday 28 August 2009

Michael Clark 2005Photo: Jake Waters

The Michael Clark Dance Company is currently performing at the Edinburgh Festival (28-31 August.09) and will be coming to the Barbican Theatre in November as part of the Dance Umbrella season 2009.

Michael Clark talks to the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 about his musical influences: David Bowie, Lou Reed and Iggy Pop.

Listen to the interview

Sanjoy Roy of the Guardian gives a step-by-step guide to the work of Michael Clark,

“You could call Clark an “iconoclassicist”. He’s enjoyed tearing down conventions, especially ballet’s air of decorum and taste. He’s blasted the stage with rock music, danced ballet in platform shoes, worn toilet-bowl headgear and provocative prosthetics”

Read the full article, Guardian, 27 Aug.09

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