LAWRENCE POWELL JR
Hip Hop, Ballet Instructor
Lawrence is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer from Chicago. Since 2009, he has trained in various genres of dance, including ballet, hip-hop, contemporary, tap, modern, African, jazz, and Latin. His favorite moments of his dance journey so far have been attending ChiArts, studying under Homer Bryant, performing in St.Thomas, dancing with The Happiness Club, dancing for Nick Cave, guest choreographing for Ballet Chicago, freelance dancing for artists and productions such as The Nutcracker, and competing in dance battles. Additionally to being an Eagle Scout, he’s a photographer, videographer, music producer, Youth American Grand Prix semi-finalist, and founder of The Kinetic Collective. His philosophy behind dance is that no matter who you are or where you come from, as long as you have the heart to dance, YOU CAN DANCE!