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Panadanza Dance Company will present their work, "Respira y Baila" at Danceworks Performance Company's Women Who Dance this coming weekend, exploring the idea that "every woman has a breathtaking story." We can't wait to share the stage with these amazing, strong, talented women. ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

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These photos are from the 2012 premiere of Sarah Wilbur's "Disclosure Tactics," which dancers from across the Milwaukee community will perform at Danceworks Performance Company's Women Who Dance, which opens one week from today! Join us at Next Act Theatre March 2-4. #FlashbackFriday ... See MoreSee Less

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How Learning to Tango is Like Building a Nonprofit

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A Tango lesson is about timing, taking it a step at a time, building strong relationships, taking risks, being resilient, believing in yourself and finding the joy. Read on to learn how observing faculty and students inspires my continued appreciation of … Continue reading

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Come In and Lift Your Spirits

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As I walked into the studio to assist a new teacher with a class, I noticed one of the students huddled beside the door—in tears with her mother. I decided to give them a few moments of privacy and went … Continue reading

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“Kids Say the Darndest Things”

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It’s true; they still call me “Miss Debbie,” but it’s been a long time since I’ve taught pre ballet classes. There was a stretch in my life when I taught eight a week. I remember my first class vividly. I … Continue reading

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“It was the best day of my life!” –MHBT Student

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There are two beautiful bouquets sitting on our conference table. Energy snacks and drinks are in the refrigerator. Family and friends know this is a crazy week at Danceworks as we’re days away from the 7th annual Mad Hot Ballroom … 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.