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Panadanza Dance Company will present their work, "Respira y Baila" at Danceworks Performance Company's Women Who Dance this coming weekend, exploring the idea that "every woman has a breathtaking story." We can't wait to share the stage with these amazing, strong, talented women. ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

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These photos are from the 2012 premiere of Sarah Wilbur's "Disclosure Tactics," which dancers from across the Milwaukee community will perform at Danceworks Performance Company's Women Who Dance, which opens one week from today! Join us at Next Act Theatre March 2-4. #FlashbackFriday ... See MoreSee Less

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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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Danceworks Youth Performance Company: Working Hard to Do Good Work

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I remember the year we said, “Let’s start a youth performance company!” It was in response to all the talent coming out of Danceworks Mad Hot but that wasn’t the only reason. We wanted a way to keep students in … Continue reading

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Tapping Out the Rhythms of Life with Amy Brinkman

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Many things have changed around town over the past twenty-five years. But unlike the old corner drugstore on Downer and Kenwood known as Rieglemann’s (which was a mainstay for students at UWM to hang out at back in the day … 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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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.