Reviews for to a simple, rock ’n’ roll . . . song

  1. Michael Clark Company, to a simple, rock ’n’ roll . . . song. Patti Smith, 'LAND', Harry Alexander &  Jordan James Bridge. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

    Michael Clark Company - to a simple rock ’n’ roll… song - Barbican Theatre

    Sanjoy Roy, Tuesday 11 October 2016 — Performance: 6 - 15 October 2016

    You can take the boy out of ballet school, but you can’t take the ballet school out of the boy. At least, not when that boy is Michael Clark... Continue Reading

  2. Michael Clark Company - to a simple, rock ’n’ roll . . . song - Barbican Theatre

    Press Review 4Mark Monahan, The Telegraph, Monday 10 October 2016Performance 6 - 15 October 2016

    "Michael Clark has perhaps the most useful attribute that any artist of any kind can have: he is incapable of being boring, fundamental to which is that he is the most ruthless self-editor...Clark himself making a typically witty cameo, the ghost of Cunningham also r… 

  3. Michael Clark Company - to a simple, rock ’n’ roll . . . song - Barbican Theatre

    Press Review 4Judith Mackrell, The Guardian, Monday 10 October 2016Performance 6 - 15 October 2016

    "But as a choreographer he’s always been a perfectionist, and even at his most superficially deviant it’s always been the small details – the quixotic angling of the head, the strict placing of the feet, the contrapuntal torsion through the body &nd… 

  4. Michael Clark Company - to a simple, rock ’n’ roll . . . song - Barbican Theatre

    Press Review 4Zoë Anderson, The Independent, Monday 10 October 2016Performance 6 - 15 October 2016

    Michael Clark, who made his name with post-punk excess, has matured into stark, strange rigour. His new work, to a simple rock’n’roll… song is a dance of otherworldly precision, flowering into moments of warmth – particularly in its tribute to Dav… 

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