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What the world needs now... is an art project from our Generations program that partners 3rd graders at Hartford Avenue Elementary and elders at Saint John's on the Lake. 🌎💙🎨 Happy Earth Day, Danceworks family. ... See MoreSee Less

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How Teaching in Public Schools Made Me a Better Artist

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler 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

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

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)

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

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 Wenzler 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 Wenzler 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.