The Lula Washington Dance Theatre (LWDT) is a Los Angeles-based repertoire dance ensemble that performs innovative choreography. The company tours internationally and has been received with acclaim and admiration. Lula Washington has steadfastly focused on using dance to explore social and humanitarian issues, including aspects of African-American history and culture. LWDT has performed at such venues as Lincoln Center Out of Doors; the Joyce Theatre; the New Jersey Performing Arts Center; Jacob’s Pillow; the Ordway Theater in Minneapolis; the Pioneer Center in Reno, Nevada; the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.; and at theaters in Germany, Spain, Mexico and St. Croix, Virgin Islands. In addition to touring, LWDT dances in scores of schools each year.
Address: 3773 Crenshaw Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90016. Los Angeles County. Tel: 323-292-5852. Website: www.lulawashington.org. Hrs: Vary.
Grade Level: All Grades. Program Type: Day Trips, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
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