Lula Washington Dance Theatre is offering a four-day winter intensive for young people seriously interested in developing their skills and technique as modern dancers.
The workshops will be taught by key LWDT dancers and teachers, and by guest instructor Stephanie Powell, a former member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and Dance Theater of Harlem.
Other teachers include Khilea Douglass, also a former member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. Ms. Douglass is currently a member of the Lula Washington Dance Theatre Company and School faculty.
A host of exceptional teachers are on the intensive staff. They include Anthony Jackson, a ballet trained dancer who formerly performed with LWDT; William “PG” Grinton, a faculty member at LWDT and a former member of Philadanco; Queala Clancy, also a faculty member and dancer for LWDT. Ms. Clancy formerly danced with Dayton Contemporary Dance Company. Several other faculty members are also scheduled to teach.
To sign up, contact the front desk at the LWDT School, 3773 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 323-292-5852.
The intensive classes will meet from 10 am to 4 pm and will include Horton technique; ballet; jazz dance; body conditioning and stretching.
Students from all ages can participate. It will have a junior division for 8 to 13 year olds; and divisions for students 14 – 24 and older.