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Tickets are on sale online at www. Tickets that are paid online can be mailed out if a mailing address is included. After all, many big name choreographers had tried to do the same thing, but failed. The company will teach master classes and lead a community engagement discussion on using dance to address social issues.
The date is TBA. Lula remains the main choreographer and teacher for LWDT, both at home and on the road.
Wherever the company performs, Lula teaches master classes for students of all levels. Below, Lula leads autistic children in a movement class at the Blackrock Center in Germantown, Maryland. In between the performing, the organization is preparing a 35th anniversary celebration TBA and home season concert at home at a site TBA.
At 35, Lula Washington and the organization she built is hardly slowing down. The company will perform the work in Minneapolis at the Ordway Theatre in Fall, Special choreography will be created for children in Minneapolis.
Lula Washington and assistants will make several trips to the Ordway over the year in to prep local kids to participate. This year LWDT will once again celebrate the holiday with three nights of performances in its studio theater on the weekend after Christmas.
In past years Lula Washington Dance Theatre has taken its hard hitting social commentary work on tour to Minneapolis. The dance company has danced in the Twin Cities on four different occasions over the years. Aug 05, Categories: Stay tuned for exact dates. In the meantime, LWDT will be busy with local performances and activities.
Free Saturday, May 24, Elmo Village 45th Anniversary Celebration St. Free Sunday, May 25, Japan American Theater, S. This is part of a larger program including several other prominent local dance companies.
The program culminates with a concert featuring all students. The performances are set for Saturday, April 26 at 7: Choreographer Lula Washington will preview an untitled work-in-progress performed to music by Marcus L. Miller and his Freedom Jazz Movement quartet. Alto sax player Bobby Bryant will be featured in the performance.
Lula and Marcus have collaborated many times on works that combine jazz and dance with exhilarating theatricality, and powerful thematic ideas. This work follows the relationship of a mother and son as they grow and mature.
The mother ages into the child and the child matures into the overseeing parent. The dance and music will be accompanied by projections of classic Jazz photography by Deshler to create a multimedia experience incorporating photographic art with the music and dance.
LWDT plans to host Studio Concerts periodically through the year featuring work by the Company and its dancers, and also by other artists.
Tickets can be purchased at the LWDT studio. Donald McKayle —Photo by:Wendy Belzberg & Strauss Zelnick Host Park Avenue Armory Gala Kick-Off. by Delia Bennett. Friday, September 19, Speakers at this week’s cocktail kick-off included designer David Monn, Complexions Contemporary Ballet Choreographer Desmond .
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