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Ignite Performance Workshop students and instructor Paul Webb III practice their choreo for the upcoming concert DanceLAB: Ignite. We can't wait to see the final product, July 28-29! ... See MoreSee Less

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The weather might be slightly cooler outside but things are going to get HOT in the studio tonight! Our World Dance Series continues with Bachata taught by Arturo de la Mesa! ... See MoreSee Less

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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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Moving Milwaukee Forward with Joy, Health and an Abundance of Creativity—Celebrating 25 Years

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  Danceworks is all about movement (obviously) but when you consider we are about enhancing joy, health and creativity, I think you can go as far as to say Danceworks is a movement! And we’re revving our engines to move Milwaukee forward. … Continue reading

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UWM Panther Arena Announced as New Home of Danceworks Mad Hot Competition

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  The Wisconsin Center District (WCD) and Danceworks, Inc. have announced a new partnership to bring Danceworks Mad Hot’s bi-annual Competition to the UWM Panther Arena. The announcement follows a successful Mad Hot Ballroom Dance Competition on Saturday, May 19, … Continue reading

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Do you dream of dancing in Ignite: A Hip Hop Experience? This summer, you can!

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  of the area’s hip hop dance crews and other percussive dance art forms in Ignite: A Hip Hop Dance Experience. Do you dream of dancing in Ignite? This summer, you can!   Ignite: Hip Hop Choreography & Performance Workshop … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Honoring Mad Hot—Past, Present and Future

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    Several years into my job at Danceworks I was focused on board development. Mario and Cathy Costantini were on our radar, and Tim Frautschi, Roxana Cook and I went to meet with them. While Mario and Cathy were … Continue reading

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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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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.