Tag Archives: Danceworks Performance Company

On Being a Dancer and Sharing the Joy

Posted on by Deborah Farris

Celebrating Danceworks Performance Company’s 20th Anniversary with a Guest Blog Post by company member Melissa Anderson. I have danced with Danceworks Performance Company since 2002 and teach ballet at Danceworks, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Nancy Dianne Studio of Dance. I grew … Continue reading

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How Teaching in Public Schools Made Me a Better Artist

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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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Order your “TAKE OUT” from DPC!

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Order up your favorite dance for a DPC Takeout!  Want DPC to join you and friends at your work cafeteria or favorite lunch spot? Or how about a performance at a school or senior center in your neighborhood? DPC Takeout is available for free … Continue reading

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Danceworks Performance Company Turns 20!

Posted on by Deborah Farris

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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Janet and Ed

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As in art, every obstacle in life can teach us something and transform us little by little into who we are meant to be. Obstacles are the very things needed to create beauty in both a person and in a … Continue reading

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