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Louise Lecavalier presents "So Blue" at NYLA

Louise Lecavalier presents "So Blue" at NYLA

Company:

NEW YORK LIVE ARTS

Location:

New York Live Arts

Dates:

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 7:30pm daily through September 12, 2015

Tickets:

http://www.newyorklivearts.org/event/louise_lecavalier_so_blue

Company:
NEW YORK LIVE ARTS

Louise Lecavalier

So Blue

Sep 9-12 at 7:30pm

Star dancer of Édouard Lock’s La La La Human Steps from 1981 to 1999, 56 year old Louise Lecavalier is a force of nature known worldwide for her artistic stamina, power and grace, birthing a movement style unlike any other. The first Canadian to win a New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award in 1985 for Businessman in the Process of Becoming an Angel, presented by Dance Theater Workshop, Lecavalier returns to present the New York City premiere of her first extended piece of choreography, So Blue.

Recently awarded Toronto’s Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Production, So Blue was conceived and choreographed by Lecavalier with assistance from collaborator France Bruyère. With an intensely rhythmic soundtrack featuring Montréal composer and atypical world-music artist Mercan Dede, the work is performed by Lecavalier and Frédéric Tavernini, the “host of corporeal seismic shifts” (Fjord Review). The movement is inspired by simple, everyday gestures infused with speed, repetition, abstraction and theatricality. With stark, cool lighting by collaborator Alain Lortie, So Blue is rife with “the still-riveting power of Lecavalier's dancing” (The Guardian), showcasing her “veritable font of jaw-dropping inspiration” (Fjord Review).

 

Photo by Carl Lessard.

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