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Thursday, August 26, 2010

She Defines Soul.Substance.Style (No. 017): Luam

Written By: Staff Writer—Choreographer. Dancer. Dreamer. Musician. That’s Eritrean born, New York based Luam Kiflezghi (who simply goes by “Luam”) to a tee in four words. Luam began dancing with African Rhythms Dance Company at the University of Pennsylvania and Ballet Shango in Philadelphia before moving to New York. In New York, she continued her dance training while working in corporate America on creative technology projects with the likes of Fortune, People, and Entertainment Weekly. Her passion for teaching and choreography only grew as she continued to train, which led Luam to teach her own classes at the Djoniba Dance Center and NY Sports Clubs. But it wasn’t until 2002 when Luam pursued her love for dance full time. Read more about this woman of Soul.Substance.Style.