AMY LAWRENCE BALLROOM DANCE
QUALITY BALLROOM DANCE INSTRUCTION

NEWS
May 2014


 Amy is cast 
as dancer/singer in the musical "Zoot Suit Riot" with Theatrical Arts International at the 
California Theatre for 
the Performing Arts. Zoot Suit Riot is an exciting theatrical big band party that is meant to celebrate the spirit of the historical riots by the same name, which exploded in Los Angeles in 1943. 
 




Dailybulletin.com
Press Enterprise















March 2014


Amy and her dance partner Brian Coyne will be dancing a paso doble in a production of Carmen with the Pacific Opera Project. March 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 at 8:00PM at the Highland Park Ebell Club.www.pacificoperaproject.com



December 2013



Amy and her fellow colleagues have combined forces to create Take My Lead Dance Studio.
Visit our website at www.takemyleadla.com!


August 2013

Amy teaches and performs waltz in Austria at the Tyrolean Opera Program. http://www.topopera.com

July 2013


Amy teaches ballroom and salsa in Italy! For Oberlin Conservatory of Music's program "Oberlin in Italy", an array of skills are taught to young singers, including dance! Amy had the opportunity to work with these singers and share her love of ballroom dance.



April 2013

Murisa Harba and Jared Hughes join Amy Lawrence Ballroom Dance! With their forces combined, they make the best ballroom dance team in Los Angeles for ballroom instruction! Read their bio's here!

November 2012


Amy Lawrence Ballroom Dance wins for a second year in a row, the "Best Local Business Award 2012" for dance studios.


                                       



October 2012

Amy performed with fellow ballroom professionals as entertainment for China Southern Airline A380 Launch Gala which took place at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. Watch this timelapse and catch us at 1:07!




August 2012

Amy sings on "My Fair Wedding" hosted by David Tutera! As part of the entertainment for a Casablanca themed wedding, Amy and the Swing Dames, a 1940's close harmony female trio, sing their hearts out. Visit www.swingdames.com and have the Swing Dames to sing at your next event!





July 2012

Amy and Kenneth performed swing at the Annual Dennis P. Zine July 4th Extravaganza in Woodland Hills, a huge Fourth of July fireworks festival in the West Valley on July 4, Warner Park, Woodland Hills. www.valleycultural.org








June 2012


Amy will be teaching a salsa class for the Sephardic Educational Center (SEC) Salsa Night on June 23 at 10PM at the Pacific Arts Center & Dance Studio 10469 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90025


March 2012


Amy is choreographing the short film After Midnight, the story of a little girl dealing with domestic abuse by creating her own imaginary world. Amy choreographs a spicy tango scene and an exciting 1950's doo wop scene that takes place in a 50's car hop diner.
 



February 2012

On February 12, Amy Lawrence Ballroom Dance will be a featured vendor at the Vintage Glamour Bridal Show in Los Angeles. Along with a vendor booth, Amy will be giving demonstrations of different popular wedding dances on the main stage at 1:00PM. Other vendors will include wedding attire, photography, event planning, hair and makeup, and much more! Other perks include a Fashion Show – Door Prizes - DJ – Red Carpet Entry Photos – Goody Bags. Go here for more information and to register for free! www.glambridalshow.com


January 2012


Amy and her partner Kenneth placed 1st in their Rhythm category at the Fred Astaire West Coast Dancesport Championships in San Diego!

















December 2011






You can find Amy singing Christmas carols all over LA this holiday season including the famous Lawry's restaurant and the Tam O'Shanter. Singing with the Voices of Christmas, Amy and her quartet will sing for your next party or event! Contact us here to book!



August/September 2011

Amy has made it into the semi-finals of the "Make-it-Reel" singing competition sponsored by T for Talent. Winners are based on audience vote. Help her make it to the finals by showing your support and voting on September 25th, 8:00PM at the Complete Actors Studio (CAP) in Sherman Oaks, CA.

May/June/July 2011


Amy will be singing the role of Eponine in a night of vocal selections from Les Miserables. June 19, 20 at The Magic Castle. For tickets visit www.magiccastle.com/eventtickets.















Amy will be dancing in the musical Gypsy with the West Coast Ensemble theater May 13-July 3 at the Arena Theater in Hollywood, CA.
www.westcoastensemble.org




August/September, 2010


Amy choreographed the award winning new musical, Canvas Falcons, playing at The Secret Rose Theater in North Hollywood, CA. Playing September 9-October 2. Order tickets at http://www.goldstar.com/events/north-hollywood-ca/canvas-falcons.html.
Canvas Falcons is a musical love story set against the backdrop of World War I. Two Americans, Bill and Anne, go to war -- Bill to find himself; Anne to keep him from forgetting himself.








July, 2010


Amy will be a featured swing dancer in the movie musical "Amira." Scheduled to premiere in November of 2010, it's the story of a girl trying to make it as a singer in a swing club in 1940. www.amiramovie.com




   



Amy will be featured in the movie "Water for Elephants" (starring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson) dancing the foxtrot in a speakeasy.









J
une 2010
Amy is a featured salsa dancer in the movie "Understudy", a story about an understudy dancer fighting to be number one in a hit Los Angeles dance show. It stars Jeanine Mason, winner of So You Think You Can Dance!. Amy will be one of the 8 salsa dancing couples as part of the show. visit www.understudymovie.com!



March 2010


Amy brings her love of ballroom dance to the city of Los Angeles! Please contact her to find out her latest teaching venue.






December 2009

Amy is performing as a featured tango dancer in "Christmas Rappings", an off-Broadway theater piece for solo singers, chorus, dancers, and pianist: 
A 60s Musical by Creative Genius Al Carmines is a joyous oratorio based on the Christmas story as presented in the four gospels. The music by the late Al Carmines covers all fields from country to classical to blues to gospel, plus a tango and belly dancers.
Performs December 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, and 19 at 8PM except for a 2:30 matinee on the 13th. 
Director: Russell Treyz Music Director: Brent Frederick Choreographer: DJ Salisbury
Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Square South



Amy and her students competed at the 2009 Empire State Dancesport
Championships placing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the American Rhythm category.












Amy and her students competed at the 2009 Capital Dancesport Championships placing 1st, 2nd, 3rd in the American Rhythm events!