We ran into old #dance friends at the Leimert Park Festival. Pictured are #LulaWashington, Karen McDonald, Charles Zachary, Siri Sat Nam, who danced with Donald McKayle, and who had his own company where Lula Washington was a dancer years ago. Also, the mother daughter dance teachers Karen McDonald and Nina Flagg. Karen’s son (in blue) is the non dancer in the group.
Three #dance divas - left to right #LulaWashington, #DebbieAllen, and #KarenMcDonald together at the Endeavor Space Shuttle concert where youth from Debbie Allen Dance Academy and Lula Washington Dance Theatre both performed. Karen is the dance dean at Debbie’s and she taught ar Lula’s for many years. Lula used to take Karen’s class when Karen taught at her studio.
#LulaWashington with Annette Stewart who ran the #LulaWashingtonDanceTheatre for years in the early days. She was part of the original dance company 1980. They were together atv the funeral for Forrest Gardener who also danced with #LulaWashingtonDanceTheatre in the early days.