Michael Clark (dancer)

Michael Clark (Dancer)

Michael Clark (dancer)

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Michael Clark (born June, 1962) is a Scottish dancer and choreographer.

Early life

Michael Clark was born in Aberdeen and began traditional Scottish dancing at the age of four. In 1975 he left home to study at the Royal Ballet School in London, and on his final day at the school he was presented with the Ursula Moreton Choreographic Award. In 1979 Clark joined Ballet Rambert, working primarily with Richard Alston, who created roles for him in Bell High (1979), Landscape (1980), Rainbow Ripples (1981) and, subsequently, two solos: Soda Lake (1981) and Dutiful Ducks (1982). Later, attending a summer school with Merce Cunningham and John Cage led him to work with Karole Armitage, through whom he met Charles Atlas.

The first concert of his own choreography was in 1982 at London’s Riverside Studios, where he became resident choreographer. By 1984 Clark had made 16 original pieces for himself, his friends, and various small-scale companies.

Dance productions and presentations

Michael Clark and Company was launched in 1984 with two works: Do You Me? I Did and New Puritans. The company was an immediate success and toured internationally with Not H.air (1984) and our caca phoney H. our caca phoney H. (1985).

During this time Clark collaborated with fashion designers Bodymap, artists Leigh Bowery and Trojan, as well as The Fall, Laibach, and Wire. He created large-scale works for his company such as No Fire Escape in Hell (1986), Because We Must (1987), and......
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