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Today is #NationalTapDanceDay and we couldn't be "tappier" to share this video of some of our most dedicated tap students doing the Shim Sham.

If you're inspired to take a class, check out our adult class schedule (dwmke.org/2Lt3ub7) which includes SIX levels of tap! Grab your shoes and we'll see you in class!
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Looking for a last-minute holiday gift? Performing Arts CityTins, mugs, coffee and cocoa, and more!

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  Stop by the front desk to purchase our brand-new mugs and travel tumblers, Mad Hot & Bold coffee and cocoa, or of course, Danceworks gift cards (also available online)!   Along with these great options, for the first time, Danceworks … Continue reading

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Danceworks Youth Performance Company: Working Hard to Do Good Work

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I remember the year we said, “Let’s start a youth performance company!” It was in response to all the talent coming out of Danceworks Mad Hot but that wasn’t the only reason. We wanted a way to keep students in … Continue reading

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The Many Legs of Danceworks Performance Company

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Spotlight on DPC’s 20th! As I look back on Danceworks Performance Company’s 20th Anniversary Season, I think more of brilliant sunlight than of a spotlight. The season ended with an extravaganza that outshone any collaborative effort to date—and collaboration is … Continue reading

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The Most Fun I Ever Had

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As we turn the page to a new chapter and begin 2016, I remember, at this time ten years ago, 22 Milwaukee schools were lining up—literally—to kick off Mad Hot in Milwaukee. The Marcus Center and UPAF  had endorsed the program and we filled Uihlein … Continue reading

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Get the Dance Fever

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When Amy Brinkman-Sustache was between the ages of nine and fourteen, she took three to six dance classes a week. For a dancer, that’s not unusual. she wanted to be dancing all the time; she couldn’t get enough. Why? “I … 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.