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It's almost time to GET IT OUT THERE! Check out these stunning photos by Christal Wagner from last night's dress rehearsal. We can't wait to see these performances up close! ... See MoreSee Less

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We had so much fun at our School Day Off Workshops this week, where students explored art and dance from Italy and Australia! Visit danceworksmke.org/studio/youth/school-day-off to register for next month's days off now! ... See MoreSee Less

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Show A (6:00pm) for Danceworks DanceLAB: Get It Out There is now SOLD OUT! You can still purchase tickets for Show B (8:00pm) at danceworksmke.org/purchase-tickets - get yours before they sell out! ... See MoreSee Less

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Tag Archives: Danceworks Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap Program

How Teaching in Public Schools Made Me a Better Artist

Posted on by Deborah 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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Time to Put on Your Dancing Shoes

Posted on by Deborah Farris

It was a simple enough question: “And how about you? Where are you now?” a colleague asked me after a meeting. “I’m still at Danceworks,” I said as naturally as I breathe. “Still…? Wow, you’ve been there a long time.” … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Hot

Posted on by Deborah Farris

Mario Costantini and I used to love to tell the story of how Danceworks Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap (MHBT) got started in Milwaukee. We told it a lot. That is, we did until our spouses had enough of hearing … 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.