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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 [...]


Lula Washington Dance Theatre Launches Christmas Performances

Lula Washington Dance Theatre Launches Christmas Performances

The Lula Washington Dance Theatre this year mounted a year-end Christmas dance concert — a departure from its normal practice of only producing its Kwanzaa Festival each year. The concert was held in the dance studio Theater on Dec. 7. It started with one matinee concert focused on the tiny tot students. It quickly sold [...]


Lula Washington Receives Ujamaa Cooperative Economics Recognition Award in Honor of her Community Service Work

Lula Washington Receives Ujamaa Cooperative Economics Recognition Award in Honor of her Community Service Work

Lula Washington was honored with a “Ujamaa” Cooperative Economics award from the Christ Liberation Ministries Ujima Collective. The event took place on Sunday, Dec. 29 during the morning worship service. Minister Bolanile Paggett, leader of the Izibongo Praise Dancers, praised Lula for her dance studio’s consistent celebration of Kwanzaa over the years, and also for [...]


Lula Washington Dance Theatre Youth Recital

Lula Washington Dance Theatre  Youth Recital

The Lula Washington Dance Theatre School will present its annual Youth Dance Recital on Saturday, June 22, at 2 pm in the Marsee Auditorium at El Camino Community College, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90506. Using the theme of “Believe”, the concert will focus on more positive and uplifting dance works from a range of [...]


Lula Washington Dance Theatre in concert with Complexions

Lula Washington Dance Theatre in concert with Complexions

The Lula Washington Dance Theatre will perform at the John Anson Ford Amphiteater in a shared concert with the Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Saturday, Aug. 10 at 8 pm. Complexions was created by two former Alvin Ailey dancers Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson. Dwight Rhoden, founder of Complexions. Desmond Richardson, co-founder of Complexions. Tickets are on sale [...]