Michael Clark Company

come been and gone. Photo: Jake Walters

Contemporary Tel: 020 7382 7170 www.michaelclarkcompany.com

Introduction

Hailed by the Independent on Sunday as ‘British dance’s true iconoclast’, Michael Clark creates work that reflects his classical dance training and contemporary taste. He is renowned for his legendary collaborations with bands, fashion designers and visual artists including Wire, Leigh Bowery, and Sarah Lucas.

Production highlights

animal / vegetable / mineral (2012/2013)
Michael Clark Company’s new work continues Clark’s history of close collaboration with contemporary artists, designers and musicians and includes music by Relaxed Muscle and Scritti Politti, lighting design from Charles Atlas, and costumes by Stevie Stewart.
‘The dancers are formidable, and the lighting and costumes are transfixing’ Guardian

come, been and gone (2009)
Michael Clark Company’s critically acclaimed production come, been and gone is made primarily to the music of David Bowie. Lighting design by Charles Atlas. Costume design by Stevie Stewart and Michael Clark.
“Rock is my rock. It has been vital to me at a personal level; it has shaped me as an individual as well as an artist” Michael Clark

th (2011)
Created in response to the monumental architecture of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, th followed on from the company’s residency at the museum in 2010. This unique event provided an extraordinary opportunity for Tate Modern visitors to witness the artistic process behind Clark’s choreography. Using the first part of the project as an opportunity to explore and experiment, Michael Clark Company embedded this research into the new site-specific work.

Review extracts

‘There is no dancer-choreographer alive who so naturally treads the line between the rigour of classical dance and the reckless glamour of rock and fashion. Clark may need dance, but British Dance needs Clark even more.’The Independent on Sunday

‘Clark is now beyond doubt one of Britain’s most important living creators of dance’Daily Telegraph

‘British dance’s true iconoclast’The Independent on Sunday

Permanent Staff
Artistic Director/Choreographer: Michael Clark
Producer: Jo Stendall

Contact Details
Michael Clark Company
Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London EC2Y 8DS
UK

Tel +44 (0)20 7382 7170
Email info@michaelclarkcompany.com
www.michaelclarkcompany.com

Photo credit:
come, been and gone. Dancers: Oxana Panchenko and Clair Thomas. Photo: Jake Walters
animal / vegetable / mineral. Dancer: Harry Alexander. Photo: Jake Walters
animal / vegetable / mineral. Photo: Hugo Glendinning
th. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

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