Canadian icon Louise Lecavalier makes her long-awaited Pittsburgh debut

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Louise Lecavalier in “So Blue” – PHOTO COURTESY OF ANDRÉ CORNELLIER

By Steve Sucato

Canadian contemporary-dance queen Louise Lecavalier makes her long-awaited Pittsburgh debut Fri., Feb. 26, at the Byham Theater in So Blue. The critically acclaimed 2012 work is the first choreographic effort by Lecavalier, best known as the face of now-defunct Montreal-based La La La Human Steps.

Lecavalier has been an icon in Canada since the 1980s; even at age 57, her dancing demonstrates incredible speed and athleticism. Her numerous awards include Canada’s highest dance honor, the Jean A. Chalmers Award, in 1999. She performed with David Bowie on his 1990 Sound+Vision tour and with Frank Zappa…

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***PITTSBURGH PREMIERE OF LOUISE LECAVALIER FOU GLORIEUX CANCELLED***

Pittsburgh, PA – The Pittsburgh Dance Council announced today that the performance of Louise Lecavalier’s Fou Glorieux, scheduled to be presented on Friday, February 26 at the Byham Theater, as part of the Pittsburgh Dance Council Season, has been cancelled.

Despite her best efforts to perform, a sudden illness has prompted Louise to take a hiatus at this time. The Pittsburgh Dance Council said: “We apologize for any inconvenience that this has caused and thank you for your support of Dance Council events.”

The event will not be rescheduled at this time and all ticket buyers will receive a full refund.

For more information, call the Theater Square Box Office at (412) 456-6666.