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Winter/Spring registration is almost here! Visit danceworksmke.org/registration to check out our offerings, then check back on Monday, November 26 to register for class. Questions? Call us at 414-277-8480. ... See MoreSee Less

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Danceworks, Inc.

Danceworks is seeking dancers who would like to work at our Water Street studio in an hour-for-hour exchange for classes. Duties include cleaning, studio maintenance and light administrative tasks. Interested? Apply at danceworksmke.org/studio/scholarship-work-study! ... See MoreSee Less

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Danceworks, Inc.

All Danceworks locations are closed November 22-25. There are no classes Wednesday, November 21, but our Water Street front desk will be staffed 9am-4pm. We hope you and yours have a happy holiday! ... See MoreSee Less

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Author Archives: Deborah Wenzler Farris

Moving Milwaukee One Smile at a Time

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

  Is there anything more beautiful than a smile? It can turn anyone’s day around. It is also more accepted than a hug or, God help you, a kiss on the side of the head like my brother always did … Continue reading

All Kids Deserve an Arts Education

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

  My path crosses with artists every day who are dedicated to helping students have a successful experience in the classroom. Danceworks teaching artist–actress, singer, dancer–Haley Haupt has been covering some territory lately.     When Haley stopped by Danceworks … Continue reading

The Many Legs of Danceworks Performance Company

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

Spotlight on DPC’s 20th! As I look back on Danceworks Performance Company’s 20th Anniversary Season, I think more of brilliant sunlight than of a spotlight. The season ended with an extravaganza that outshone any collaborative effort to date—and collaboration is … Continue reading

The Lovely Liz Licht

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

Guest Blog Post by Danceworks Performance Company Member Liz Licht Danceworks Performance Company’s 20th-anniversary season marks my sixth with the company, and like each DPC member, I’ve been privileged over the years to explore additional roles at Danceworks. For me, … Continue reading

My Big Fat Thank You

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

Thank you THANK YOU to the many MANY individuals who have made Danceworks’ 11th Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap year a success—two semesters and two competitions! Danceworks’ Director of Community Engagement, Posy Knight, said, “We can do this!” Thank you, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Danceworks blog, where we're hoping to share a little bit more about the heart and soul behind Danceworks… what made us join the dance and keeps us dancing, what keeps us inspired, and where we can share some of the stories worth telling.