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Join us Tuesdays beginning 10/31 for our brand-new workshop series: Moonlight Yoga with Emily Jade! Visit dwmke.org/workshops-master-classes for more information & to register. ... See MoreSee Less

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Danceworks Youth Performance Company's On Halloween Night is just one week away! Get your tickets for the 4:30, 6:00 or 7:30pm performance: danceworksmke.org/purchase-tickets. ... See MoreSee Less

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We had a blast performing at the Kimpton Journeyman Hotel with United Performing Arts Fund - UPAF for #GalleryNight! These #MadHotMKE instructors (two of whom are alums!) killed it. ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Tag Archives: DPC

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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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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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

Posted on by Deborah Farris

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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Along Came Sarah.

Posted on by Deborah Farris

In honor of Danceworks’ 20th Anniversary, we are sharing 20 stories of individuals who have made an impact on—or who have been impacted by—Danceworks and our programs. This is the sixth in our series, “20 Years, 20 Stories.” The tempting … 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.