Mr. Lawrence (Center) Caught Upside Down In A Flip
Mr. Lawrence graduated from Red Bank Regional Performing Arts Dance program in 1999. Directly after graduating high school, Mr. Lawrence stepped into the professional world of dance. He traveled the country performing and dancing for companies such as Paramount Pictures, and Disney. Later returning to the tri-state area joining a professional modern dance company (Bass River Dance Project). Following several years of dancing professionally, he returned to school to peruse a degree in dance, on an arts scholarship awarded by the faculty of Rutgers University and Mason Gross School of the Arts. Mr. Lawrence graduated from Rutgers University in 2005 (MGSA) with a BFA in dance. Being distinguished as the first male to complete the BFA dance program in over a decade.
Throughout his college career he maintained a name for himself in the professional field. Mr. Lawrence became a choreographer and performer for Madison Square Gardens’ New York Knicks and New York Liberty basketball games half time shows. As well as, working part time with a small New York modern dance company (Randy James Dance Works). Mr. Lawrence has been a master teacher across the nation to several major colleges, a Guest teacher at the National High School Dance Festival, and American College Dance Festival. Mr. Lawrence has performed back up dance for artist such as Jessica Simpson, Blaque, Crystal Waters, and Patti Labelle.