Have you ever wondered how a choreographer comes up with all those steps? This blog post celebrates Danceworks Performance Company’s 20th Anniversary Season with a look into what inspires Artistic Director Dani Kuepper’s choreography. Read on to learn more about … Continue reading
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Danceworks Performance Company’s roots are grounded in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Dance Department. In the early 90’s, UWM Department Chair Marcia Parsons and faculty including Ed Burgess, Janet Lilly and Fern Caulker inspired an environment and work ethic for artists to … Continue reading
Danceworks Studio A gets a great work out. It’s filled with moving bodies all day and well into the night. It converts into our black box theatre for concerts. It has housed everything from birthday parties to salsa parties. It’s … Continue reading
Though we have seen changes at Danceworks over the last decade, there are many things that remain constant. Danceworks Performance Company’s collaborations with Present Music are at the top of that list, with a total of seven collaborative concerts dating … Continue reading
Two years ago, it became apparent to me that Danceworks needed a youth performance company. With more than 2,000 Milwaukee city students completing Danceworks Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap (MHBT) each year, we had an abundance of talented kids. Amy … Continue reading
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.