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Professional Class: Michael Clark Company

Melissa Hetherington, long-term dancer with Michael Clark Company, will teach a technique class that trains the body to work efficiently in order to sustain the movement demanded by Michael Clark's choreography. The class will focus on the stability, co-ordination and articulation needed to dance with clarity through challenging material, and elements of Clark's choreography will be included.

13–17 March 2017
Charlton House
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Michael Clark Company
Photo by Hugo Glendinning

Class tutor

Michael Clark Company

Melissa Hetherington
Melissa was born in London and started her professional training as a Junior Associate at The Royal Ballet School. After graduating from The London Studio Centre in 2000 she worked with Sheron Wray’s JazzXchange Music and Dance Company. Melissa joined Michael Clark Company in 2001 working with him exclusively. Melissa performed with Mikhail Baryshnikov in Michael Clark’s ‘Rattle Your Jewellery’, and has worked on other projects including two Alexander McQueen fashion shows, with photographers Nick Knight and David Bailey, and most recently 2014 Turner Prize winner Duncan Campbell's video, 'It for Others’.