"Where would I be without dance?
I can't imagine life without dance.
I wanna dance forever. That's what
I plan to do. Even when I'm gone
to the next place...I'm gonna be
Lula Washington is the founder and artistic director of the Lula Washington Contemporary Dance Foundation (LWCDF), which includes a dance school, youth dance ensemble and professional dance company. Based in South Central Los Angeles, LWCDF provides a creative outlet for minority dance artists, choreographers and for young people in the inner city. In nearly 25 years, LWCDF has served more than 10,000 young people, making an immeasurable difference in their lives and in the quality of life in their neighborhood. It serves as a safe haven for youth and an incubator for personal growth.