Venue Details

Luckman Fine Arts Complex
at Cal State L.A. 5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA 90032
323-343-6600
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 23 members
Barbara Turner
Review from Barbara Turner
Red Velvet 131 events 34 reviews

The Lula Washington Dance Co. is exciting and energetic! They combine original techniques with those of Alvin Ailey and Philobus -- only LW Dance Co. performs with greater discipline and enthusiasm. Their tight performance reflects a group of...continued

reviewed Feb 09 2008 report as inappropriate
Akop Baltayan
Review from Akop Baltayan
137 events 22 reviews

Great event. The performers were excellent, parking was free and very close to the venue. The event could not have been better.

reviewed Feb 09 2008 report as inappropriate
Angela Lee
Review from Angela Lee
39 events 15 reviews

Terrific dancers!

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“…Washington’s troupe is now stronger than ever, able to enliven the choreography with a vivid expressiveness while performing at a level that is often simply jaw-dropping…. Hands down this was one of the most profound performances not only of the year, but of a lifetime…” —Dance Magazine

Description

Acclaimed L.A.-based modern dance ensemble Lula Washington Dance Theatre returns to the Luckman for a performance featuring the works of Donald McKayle. The 10-member modern dance troupe, based in the inner city of South Central Los Angeles, has risen to become one of the largest and most admired African-American dance companies on the West Coast. Composed of young, athletic dancers, many of whom were groomed in Washington’s inner city dance studio, the company is known for exploring theatrical, entertaining, and energetic works that are accessible to all audiences.

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