Cirque Du Soleil selected Michelle Matlock to create the role of “Ladybug” for it’s 25th creation in their 25th year of producing extraordinary Circus shows. Michelle joined the creation in November of 2008 and OVO premiered in Montreal, Canada in April of 2009. She has travelled with the show, playing Canada the United States, Mexico and Australia, including over 25 cities and 1500 shows.
For the complete listing of tour dates and locations, please visit the OVO ebsite.
Link to OVO Press Kit: http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/~/media/press/PDF/ovo/OVO_PressKit.pdf
Check out these fascinating interviews with Michelle Matlock as she breaks down the origin of the character Ladybug and how her solo show (The Mammy Project) and her previous circus work, launched her into the creation of Cirque Du Soleil's OVO:
Additional rave reviews of Michelle Matlock's groundbreaking OVO character, Ladybug:
The Ladybug with the original founders of Cirque Du Soleil, Guy Laliberte and Gilles Ste-Croix, and the Cirque Du Soleil president and CEO, Daniel Lamarre.