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Danceworks, Inc.

THANK YOU to everyone who supported Danceworks through our Danceworkers Benefit Concert this past weekend! You helped us raise almost $2,800 in support of our mission. Your talent, commitment and love of the arts are deeply appreciated by all of us at Danceworks. ❤️
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#Repost @dpcmke: What a fabulous @danceworksmke 25th Anniversary Benefit Concert! ❤️🎉🎂Loved sharing the space with so many awesome artists and patrons! Thank you to all those that attended and donated. 😘 #danceworksmke #danceworks #milwaukeedance #danceperformance #dancetransforms
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Danceworks, Inc.

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22 hours ago

Danceworks, Inc.

❗️AUDITION ALERT❗️ On Sunday, July 22 at Danceworks (1661 N. Water St.) from 12-1:30pm, Danceworks Performance Company is holding an open audition to hire 1-3 guest dancers for the 18-19 season (all genders). Applicants must be 18+, professional-level contemporary dancers with a good understanding of partnering/contact skills and generous, collaborative working habits. All positions are paid and require professional practices (i.e. timeliness, effective communication, etc.). Headshots and resumes are not necessary for the audition, but are welcomed. Questions? Contact Danceworks Artistic Director, Dani Kuepper at dkuepper@danceworksmke.org. ... See MoreSee Less

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Author Archives: Deborah Wenzler Farris

All Kids Deserve an Arts Education

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  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

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The Many Legs of Danceworks Performance Company

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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

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The Lovely Liz Licht

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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

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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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How Learning to Tango is Like Building a Nonprofit

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A Tango lesson is about timing, taking it a step at a time, building strong relationships, taking risks, being resilient, believing in yourself and finding the joy. Read on to learn how observing faculty and students inspires my continued appreciation of … Continue reading

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DEB FARRIS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Welcome to my blog, where I'm hoping to share a little bit more about the heart and soul behind Danceworks…what makes me tick, what keeps me inspired, and where I can share some of the stories worth telling.