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Pittsburgh Dance Council Announces 2012-13 Season

Image of Black Grace from Cultural Trust website

I am still buzzing from this Dance Council season which ended Saturday with a stunning performance by Lar Lubovitch Dance Company. And now, the Dance Council, part of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, has announced its upcoming season.

The season features crowd pleasers, Les Ballets Trockadero, an all-male group that parodies the ballet and contemporary dance world… often on pointe (pun intended)! Streb,┬áthe dare-devil athletic New York company, will also be performing and will leave most on the edge of their seats with its high intensity physicality.

Pittsburgh’s own Kyle Abraham, recent winner of a Bessie award for his choreographic work and a frequent presenter at the Strayhorn, will bring home a new work for performance at the Byham.

Akram Khan, British-born Bangladeshi choreographer and Black Grace, a New Zealand group, will bring in the international contingent. And the season will finish with the world-renowned Mark Morris Dance Group,

For more detailed descriptions and ticket information, please go to the Cultural Trust website.