LA Dance Academy


19352 N. 2nd St. Covington, LA 70435

(985) 893-0220

Emanuel Washington is a native of Lake Charles, LA. Emanuel began performing in high school as the Head Drum Major of the Washington Marion Marchin’ Jukebox Band. Emanuel went on to LSU where he found his passion for dance becoming a member of Legacy Dancers and he later became president and lead choreographer for the group. He began training in the LSU Dance Program where he was a 2 year ensemble member and choreographing in his senior year later receiving his B.A. from LSU.

Emanuel is a master class instructor/faculty member of The Platinum Dance Experience and staff member for Platinum Nation Dance Competition. Emanuel’s credits include: "Roots", "Bolden", Dawn Richard, Debbie Allen, Darren Henson, Hailey Rowe, and Darrius "Deezle" Henderson. Emanuel’s choreography has been awarded on the Regional and National competition levels and competed in and won National Showdown Finales. Emanuel is the one the directors of Young Artist Dance, a Louisiana based dance intensive structured to share his passion for artistry, technique and performance.