We need YOU! Join our Danceworks team by volunteering as an usher at one of our many performances, supporting our community 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.


(At right: Mad Hot Tap Competition volunteers from the United Performing Arts Fund. Photo: Jeff Zmania)


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


Performance Volunteers

Danceworks Performance Company’s Women Who Dance
Friday & Saturday, March 2-3, 7:30pm
Sunday, March 4, 
at Next Act 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


Studio Volunteers

Studio Showcase Parent Volunteers

Do you want to be more involved at this year’s Studio Showcase? Would you like to accompany your child backstage? We need parents and family members like you to volunteer at Danceworks’ 2018 Studio Showcase on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. Email Danceworks Development and Volunteer Coordinator, Maggie Seer if 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 Ballroom Competition Volunteer

Every year hundreds of volunteers help us greet audiences and keep thousands of excited kids organized at the Danceworks Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap competitions. If you want to experience the energy, excitement and emotion behind the scenes at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, sign up as a volunteer!


Volunteers are needed on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 (times TBA) and will receive a limited edition t-shirt, two free Danceworks class cards, free parking and refreshments. Partial and full-day volunteer shifts are available.


Please email Development & Volunteer Coordinator Maggie Seer to sign up or to get more information. Teams welcome!


General Volunteers
Office 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 Development Team needs and other administrative duties that may include organizing, scanning, and file saving. Volunteer must be 18 or older and comfortable working on a computer. Volunteer must have knowledge of or be willing to learn how to use a scanning machine. Office assistants can volunteer MondayFriday 9:00 AM – 5:00 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!