In Conversation with Gary Clarke
Mon 14 Dec 20
Join us via Zoom from 7pm on Mon 14 December as we sit down with acclaimed choreographer and dancer Gary Clarke.
Gary, who grew up down the road in the village of Grimethorpe, is fresh from choreographing But living. which was part of our online triple bill of dance which streamed throughout October. In this conversation Gary will be answering your questions and discussing his career in the dance and theatre industry. If you’re training to be a dancer, a budding choreographer, or a fan of Gary’s work, this is for you!
About Gary Clarke: Gary Clarke is an acclaimed British Choreographer, Dancer and Artistic Director of Gary Clarke Company. His theatrical dance works have toured extensively nationally and internationally to both critical and audience acclaim. His work has been seen in some of the UK’s most prestigious theatre houses including The Barbican Centre, The Royal Opera House and The Southbank Centre. He has received a multitude of awards for his work including a UK Theatre Award for Achievement in Dance, a Critics’ Circle National Dance Award, a Herald Angel Award, The Lustrum Summerhall Award and the Brian Glover Memorial Award. He has created stage and site-specific work for a number of other companies and organisations including Opera North, Sky Arts, Ludus Dance Company, Akademi, Hull City of Culture and the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. He has worked as a movement specialist on a number of large-scale feature films including World War Z, JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and The Mummy. His performance credits include work with the Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Lloyd Newson’s DV8 Physical Theatre, Lea Andersons The Cholmondeleys & The Featherstonehaughs, BalletLORENT, Sadler’s Wells Productions, Phoenix Dance Theatre and Candoco Dance Company. In 2017 Gary was appointed an Honorary Fellow at The Northern School of Contemporary Dance.
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