Tag Archives: UPAF

Danceworks Performance Company Turns 20!

Posted on by Deborah Farris

Danceworks Performance Company’s roots are grounded in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Dance Department. In the early 90’s, UWM Department Chair Marcia Parsons and faculty including Ed Burgess, Janet Lilly and Fern Caulker inspired an environment and work ethic for artists to … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Melissa Feldmeyer: Ten Years of Danceworks and a New Adventure

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Melissa (Dineen) Feldmeyer has been with Danceworks since the summer of 2004—from camp assistant to Operations Director. She is now preparing to leave for an exciting new job at UPAF. Her last day here will be October 23, so we … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Hot

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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 hearing … 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.

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