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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 [...]


Lula Washington Dance Theatre Turning 35

Lula Washington Dance Theatre Turning 35

In 1980, when Lula Washington decided to start her own dance company in Los Angeles — many dance experts doubted she could succeed. After all, many big name choreographers had tried to do the same thing, but failed. In January of 2015, the Lula Washington Dance Theatre (LWDT) turns 35 years old. What started as [...]


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 [...]


Ailey alum teaches free dance classes at Lula’s

Ailey alum teaches free dance classes at Lula’s

Andre Tyson, a former leading dancer with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, is teaching free weekly dance classes at Lula Washington Dance Theatre (LWDT). Tyson is on the dance faculty at the California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) where he is also an Assistant Dean. Cal Arts is offering the free classes at [...]


Youth Recital June 24

Youth Recital June 24

The Lula Washington Dance Theatre (LWDT) will host its annual Youth Dance Recital on Sunday, June 24 at 2 pm in the Marsee Auditorium at El Camino College, located at 16007 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance CA 90506. This is a crowd-pleasing family friendly event that annually draws over 1,200 audience members — including people who have [...]


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. [...]


Fall Dance Classes Underway

Fall Dance Classes Underway

The Lula Washington Dance Theatre – School is back in session with dance classes Mondays through Saturdays for children ages 3 years old up through and including adults. A workshop class is dedicated now to the Youth Dance Ensemble. Youth with an interest in performing are urged to sign up for this workshop. The Youth dancers are [...]