Danceworks’ Honors & Awards

Organizational Honors and Awards

  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Top Work Places, 2017
  • The Business Journal: Eureka Award–Danceworks’ Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap, 2013
  • Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee: Best Dance Company, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
  • UPAF Management Excellence Award, 2011, 2006, 2005
  • Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee: Best Place to Learn Dance, 2008, 2007
  • UPAF Management Award in Education and Outreach, 2009, 2007, 2006
  • Blair L. Sadler International Healing Arts Competition Award Winner: Danceworks Intergenerational Multi-Arts Project, 2007
  • Sharon Lynn Wilson Center for the Arts’ Eddy Award: Danceworks Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap, 2007
  • UPAF Management Excellence Award in Artistic Planning and Administrative Planning, 2006

Individual Honors and Awards

  • “Choreographer of the Year” at the UWM Dance Department 3rd annual Alumni Awards: Dani Kuepper, 2012
  • “Outstanding Community Advocate” at the UWM Dance Department 3rd annual Alumni Awards: Kim Johnson-Rockafellow, 2012
  • UWM Alumni Association Award for Teaching Excellence: Dani Kuepper, 2010
  • Business Journal’s 40 Under 40: Dani Kuepper, 2009
  • Business Journal’s Woman of Influence Award for Nonprofit Leadership: Deborah Farris, 2007
  • Education–A Family Affair Award of Excellence: Janet Lew Carr, 2007