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Danceworks, Inc.

Haven't had a chance to drop in to try a free class during TRY IT WEEK yet? No worries! You still have three more days of classes to choose from. Check out the schedule and we hope to see you soon!
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21 hours ago

Danceworks, Inc.

Why should you audition for Danceworks Youth Performance Company this Saturday?

"[Through DYPC], I have learned to never underestimate teens. I can give these dancers any material and they will work through it and ultimately bring a freshness to the work. When invited to join in on the choreography, they create work with more depth than I once thought possible. These dancers are always ready to learn something new and push the boundaries of their current movement vocabulary. In performance, I am always impressed by what they bring to the table; they demonstrate such joy and commitment on stage, as well as a visible respect and love for each other that has been built inside the studio and out."

- Gina Laurenzi, Artistic Manager of DYPC
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Meet the 2018 Mad Hot Ballroom Dance Competition Judges!

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    Danceworks Mad Hot Ballroom Competition Saturday, May 19, 2018 Competition 9:30am | Finals & Awards 12:30pm Stop by anytime!     Emcee Neil Hollingworth is a returning Mad Hot Competition Emcee. Native of London, England, Neil started Ballroom dancing … Continue reading

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All Kids Deserve an Arts Education

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

  My path crosses with artists every day who are dedicated to helping students have a successful experience in the classroom. Danceworks teaching artist–actress, singer, dancer–Haley Haupt has been covering some territory lately.     When Haley stopped by Danceworks … Continue reading

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Connection is Key

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

There’s nothing that makes Alma Mercado happier than getting to help kids and motivate them to be better individuals. “You learn so much from them!” she said. Just 17 years old and Alma is already talking like Danceworks’ faculty who often say they get far more … Continue reading

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Time to Put on Your Dancing Shoes

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

It was a simple enough question: “And how about you? Where are you now?” a colleague asked me after a meeting. “I’m still at Danceworks,” I said as naturally as I breathe. “Still…? Wow, you’ve been there a long time.” … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Hot

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

  Mario Costantini and I used to love to tell the story of how Danceworks Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap (MHBT) got started in Milwaukee. We told it a lot. That is, we did until our spouses had enough of … 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.