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Dance All Day – 2015 @ Taste of Soul

Dance All Day – 2015 @ Taste of Soul

The Lula Washington Dance Theatre will offer a full day of free dance performances, classes, spoken word, music, and fun activities for children via the 2015 Dance All Day Festival, which coincides with the Taste of Soul street extravaganza along Crenshaw Boulevard. Viewers can sit and watch, or they can get up and dance on [...]


Summer Dance Programs for Beginner Thru Advanced Students

Summer Dance Programs for Beginner Thru Advanced Students

Enrollment is open for two distinct Summer Dance programs at Lula Washington Dance Theatre — one for newer dancers just starting out, and another for those who are ready to train seriously, take wings, and fly as performers. Both programs meet from June 22 – Aug. 2 at the Lula Washington Dance Theatre studio, 3773 Crenshaw Blvd., Los [...]


LWDT Has Busy Summer Schedule Ahead

LWDT Has Busy Summer Schedule Ahead

The Showcase@Lula’s studio concerts were so well received by an enthusiatic audience that Lula Washington Dance Theatre (LWDT) will present another showcase of new works in late July / early August. Stay tuned for exact dates. In the meantime, LWDT will be busy with local performances and activities. *** Wednesday,  May 7 @ 7:30 pm [...]


Lula Washington’s Harambee Suite Wins Three Standing Ovations at its Three-Day Kwanzaa Festival

Lula Washington’s Harambee Suite Wins Three Standing Ovations at its Three-Day Kwanzaa Festival

The Lula Washington Dance Theatre (LWDT) school and company members completed three days of Kwanzaa concerts at its Dance Studio Theater on Crenshaw Boulevard before full house audiences that gave the shows standing ovations each and every night. LWDT’s performers brought each audience to its feet nightly with their rousing Harambee Suite which comprised the [...]


LWDT Praised in Review of Mid-Atlantic Tour

LWDT Praised in Review of Mid-Atlantic Tour

Originally Published: 3/3/2013 Review: Lula Washington Dance Theatre in powerful, expressive performance ________________________________________ By Susan L. Pena Reading Eagle Correspondent Lula Washington Dance Theatre took on universal themes of love, war, healing and authenticity in a performance Saturday night in Reading Area Community College’s Miller Center for the Arts as part of the Downtown Performing [...]


Lula Washington Dance Theatre Shines at Ford

Lula Washington Dance Theatre Shines at Ford

From: Eye Spy LA – By M.R. Hunter (9/06/2011) This past Sunday night, a concert of song and dance converged at the Ford Amphitheater to celebrate unity in diversity. Rhythm & Roots brought together a spectacular array of headlining singers and world-renowned dance companies Israeli-American Keshet Chaim’s Dance Ensemble and the Lula Washington Dance Theatre. [...]


Lula Washington Dance Theatre Wins $240,000 Irvine Foundation Grant!

Lula Washington Dance Theatre Wins $240,000 Irvine Foundation Grant!

Josephine Ramirez, of the Irvine Foundation, with LWDT’s Erwin Washington The Lula Washington Dance Theatre (LWDT) is proud to announce receipt of a three-year grant for $240,000 from the James Irvine Foundation. The grant will support LWDT to perform in underserved communities throughout California over the next three years with a focus on inland areas [...]


Lula Washington Dance Theatre in Upstate New York

Lula Washington Dance Theatre in Upstate New York

The Lula  Washington Dance Theatre will open the 2010-11 season for the Limelight and Accents Performing Arts series at the State University of New York at Geneseo. Students at SUNY chose LWDT for their series after seeing a showcase performance in New York City. The program will include a range of dance works by five very different African-American choreographers: Lula Washington; [...]


Lula Washington Dance Theatre Performs in Pittsburgh, teaches at August Wilson Center

Lula Washington Dance Theatre Performs in Pittsburgh, teaches at August Wilson Center

Following very successful recent concerts at SUNY Geneseo and in Lexington, Kentucky for Spotlight Lexington, the Lula Washington Dance Theatre (LWDT) returns to Pittsburgh, PA for the first time in a decade, with a dance concert on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 7 pm at the Hillman Center for the Performing Arts. The Center is located at the Shady Side [...]