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Today is #NationalTapDanceDay and we couldn't be "tappier" to share this video of some of our most dedicated tap students doing the Shim Sham.

If you're inspired to take a class, check out our adult class schedule (dwmke.org/2Lt3ub7) which includes SIX levels of tap! Grab your shoes and we'll see you in class!
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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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Sarah and Dani: Together Again

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  When Danceworks’ Artistic Director, Dani Kuepper came to me with the idea of founding Artistic Director, Sarah Wilbur returning to Danceworks to set a piece on 25 women, I thought, “Perfect! Danceworks is turning 25!” There ended up being … Continue reading

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Let’s raise the level of laughter and love!

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  Let’s raise the level of laughter and love! Does that sound corny? I don’t care. We need more laughter and love in our relationships, in our work situations, and (wouldn’t you agree?) in the world. We want you to … Continue reading

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“Let Joy Be Unconfined!”

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I chose this quote to launch Danceworks’ blog five years ago as we stepped into our 20th Anniversary. I love it so much I’m bringing it back to kick off our 25th Anniversary year! I’m so excited about the year … 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.