Izizwe Dance Studio, Located in Lawrence MA is a non-competitive dance studio with a mission to make the highest quality dance training accessible to young people of all backgrounds. We focus on developing and nurturing strong dancers while preparing them for success as artists, leaders, and individuals.
We offer the necessary techniques needed for those pursuing dance in college, professionally, on Broadway, or recreationally. Classes at Izizwe Dance Studio are centered around the development of strong technique while expressing and unerstanding oneself clearly through movement. We want our students to feel empowered both as individuals and as a diverse community.
We believe everyone should have access to professional dance training and education. Our low cost tuition, scholarship programs, collaborations, and educational workshops have provided access to high quality dance education to hundreds of people in various settings.
Izizwe is committed to developing and maintaining a strong, sustainable, and culturally rich dance community within the city of Lawrence and The Merrimack Valley. Through Izizwe, dance artists have space and resources to create and share new work in an accessible and inclusive environment.
Izizwe offers the following programs:
Flow and Gather May 22nd 6:00pm
Come enjoy an intimate evening of dance, music, and art!
Flow and Gather is a culmination of the Artist in Residency program supported by the Lawrence Arts Collective and the Transformative Development Initiative. It is also the first performance showcasing Izizwe Dance Collective.
Choreographer and producer Eliza Malecki will present two brand new dance pieces that were developed during this residency. Additionally, this show will feature the work of architect Jeffrey Mansfield, whose exhibition gallery will be displayed at Essex Art Center and who will address the audience with a short artist talk about his work. Flow and Gather will also feature Lawrence artists including choreographer Amy Xotyeni and musicians Evelyn Blush and Lone Sol. Learn more about each performer at https://www.elizamalecki.com/flow-and-gather.
This event is free to Lawrence residence.
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African Dance with Mcebisi is back! Join us every Tuesday from 7:00pm-8:00pm! This class is about community, exercise, movement, and music. All ages and abilities welcome! No previous experience required........ in fact you don't even have to dance! You can drum, watch, listen, and just be in the space to feel the powerful energy of African dance. No registration required.