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Winter/Spring registration is almost here! Visit danceworksmke.org/registration to check out our offerings, then check back on Monday, November 26 to register for class. Questions? Call us at 414-277-8480. ... See MoreSee Less

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Danceworks, Inc.

Danceworks is seeking dancers who would like to work at our Water Street studio in an hour-for-hour exchange for classes. Duties include cleaning, studio maintenance and light administrative tasks. Interested? Apply at danceworksmke.org/studio/scholarship-work-study! ... See MoreSee Less

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Danceworks, Inc.

All Danceworks locations are closed November 22-25. There are no classes Wednesday, November 21, but our Water Street front desk will be staffed 9am-4pm. We hope you and yours have a happy holiday! ... See MoreSee Less

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Tag Archives: Arts Education

All Kids Deserve an Arts Education

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

  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

My Big Fat Thank You

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

Thank you THANK YOU to the many MANY individuals who have made Danceworks’ 11th Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap year a success—two semesters and two competitions! Danceworks’ Director of Community Engagement, Posy Knight, said, “We can do this!” Thank you, … Continue reading

How Learning to Tango is Like Building a Nonprofit

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

A Tango lesson is about timing, taking it a step at a time, building strong relationships, taking risks, being resilient, believing in yourself and finding the joy. Read on to learn how observing faculty and students inspires my continued appreciation of … Continue reading

Five, Six, Seven, Eight—Join the Dance!

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

It’s kind of amusing to me how much time I spend working to get people dancing when I spend so much of my own sitting through meetings or at a desk. So I jump at the opportunity to slip away … Continue reading

How Teaching in Public Schools Made Me a Better Artist

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

I’ve been with Danceworks Performance Company (DPC) coming up on 10 years now primarily doing dance performance, choreography, and teaching for the Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap program (Mad Hot). A decade seems to be a nice increment in which … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Danceworks blog, where we're hoping to share a little bit more about the heart and soul behind Danceworks… what made us join the dance and keeps us dancing, what keeps us inspired, and where we can share some of the stories worth telling.