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Danceworks Performance Company Turns 20!

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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

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Observations on the Run (Paleontology of a Woman)

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I usually like to write a story before a show, not on the day of its closing. But that’s not how this one worked out. Yes, we do close tonight but you still have two more chances to see the … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Timothy Westbrook

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Here’s a look behind the scenes of our upcoming collaboration with Project Runway’s Timothy Westbrook and Danceworks Performance Company. Timothy discusses his work on the concert, Paleontology of a Woman, in an interview with Danceworks Marketing Manager, Lisa Wenzler below. … Continue reading

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Get Plugged In!

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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

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Daring Dani

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I first met Dani in a ballet class at UWM. I was in town for a visit and Dani was teaching it. It was a really fun class and I can still remember the adagio. A couple years later we … 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.

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