We need YOU!


Join our Danceworks team by volunteering as an usher at one of our many performances, supporting our community engagement programming, or lending a hand with various administrative projects. By volunteering, you can be the driving force that connects creativity and community through dance and other arts. Danceworks is truly thankful for the support and time given by all of our volunteers who help us fulfill our mission daily.

If you are interested in volunteering at Danceworks, please select an opportunity below and submit your information with the form provided.


Performance Volunteers

Danceworks Youth Performance Company’s Holiday 2017 Concert
Saturday, December 16, 2017
4:30PM, 6:00PM and 7:30PM
Danceworks Studio Theatre


Danceworks DanceLAB’s Get It Out There
Saturday, January 20, 2018
6:00pm & 8:00pm
Danceworks Studio Theatre


*Ushers may be needed up to one hour prior to the show’s start time, and will be able to see the performance free of charge.


Volunteer as an Usher

Bake Sale:

Three adults are needed to volunteer at the bake sale table for the DYPC Holiday 2017 Concert. The performances will take place at Danceworks Studio Theatre on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The bake sale will run prior to the start of each performance; 4:30pm, 6:00pm, and 7:30pm. Each volunteer is needed 45 minutes prior to the start of one of the performances ( 3:45-4:30pm5:15-6:00pm, and 6:45-7:30pm), and will be able to watch the performance for free! Please email Maggie Seer if interested.

Backstage Help:
Danceworks is looking for 1-2 helpers for each DYPC Holiday 2017 Concert on Saturday, December 16 to help organize and monitor students backstage. Volunteers must be either DYPC Parents/Guardians or Danceworks faculty/staff. Volunteers will be needed 15 minutes prior to the start of the show through the end of each show. Volunteer shifts are: 3:45-4:30pm5:15-6:00pm, and 6:45-7:30pm. Please email Maggie Seer if you are interested.


Studio Volunteers
Try It Week

Danceworks is in need of volunteers during Try It Week, January 2-6 and 8, 2018 from 5:45-7:00pm at our Water Street studio location. Volunteers will help Danceworks staff members welcome and register new studio students. Please email Maggie Seer if you are interested.

Work-Study Program

Danceworks is currently seeking dancers who would like to work at our Water Street studio in an hour-for-hour exchange for classes.


Learn More About Work-Study


Community Programs Volunteers
Mad Hot Tap Competition Volunteer

We need you! Be a part of this joyful celebration, which brings neighborhoods and families together, in support of a great cause – Milwaukee’s kids! Join us at our 12th annual Danceworks Mad Hot Tap Comopetition on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 1:00-5:00pm at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. This year, 44 Milwaukee-area schools will compete in front of nearly 2,000 students, teachers, friends and family members. Volunteers will arrive at 11:30am, prior to student arrival at noon. Partial volunteer shifts are available for those unable to commit to the whole event. Please email Maggie Seer if you are interested. Further details will be provided upon initial sign up.


General Volunteers
Archiving Assistant
Have experience in an office setting? Looking to do volunteer work on your own time? Then this opportunity is for you! Danceworks is seeking a capable volunteer to assist with an archiving project that will include organizing, scanning, and file saving. Volunteer must be comfortable working on a computer and have knowledge of or be willing to learn how to use a scanning machine. Archiving can take place Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Please email your availability and experience to Maggie Seer.

If you are interested in learning more about Danceworks volunteer opportunities, please fill out the form linked below. Many volunteer opportunities are on an as-needed basis, but there are also opportunities for on-going volunteer work.


Get Volunteer Updates

If you have any questions regarding volunteering with Danceworks, contact Maggie Seer, Development & Volunteer Coordinator, by calling 414.277.8480 ext. 6008 or via email. Thank you for your interest in becoming a Danceworks volunteer!