Family Class (all ages)
Lizzie is a Woolwich based community dance artist, educator and researcher. She is driven by the belief that everyone has artistic potential and the right to participate in dance; she has taught in primary schools, SEN schools, care homes and community centres. Lizzie uses stories, games, play, imagination and improvisation to find joy and meaning in dancing together, whether in person or online. She dances with Amici Dance Theatre Company, a company of differently-abled artists and is undertaking a practice-based PhD at Roehampton University. Lizzie teaches university students about community dance and inclusive practice at Trinity Laban Conservatoire for Music and Dance and The Royal Academy of Dance and she is a Trustee for Amici Dance Theatre Company and Magpie Dance.
Maria da Luz Ghoumrassi
Dancer, choreographer, educator and movement director
Maria da Luz Ghoumrassi works through multidisciplinary arts to develop intercultural performance and has extensive experience working with a diversity of groups ranging from early years to older dancers, including performers and people with disabilities.
She was in the original cast of The Lion King and has performed with various companies including TV work. She has recently performed for Tate Modern and The London College of Fashion.
She has worked for Greenwich Dance for over 10 years as artistic director of our Performance Company for Adults, Lead artists for our Dance for Wellbeing programme, Maria also delivers professional and community classes.www.daluzdance.com