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There's a LOT going on this đź’•Februaryđź’• at Danceworks. We don't want you to miss a thing, so we are giving you a run down of the #monthinaminute that you can quickly watch to find just the right class, workshop or performance for you! Head to danceworksmke.org/february-happenings/ for more information! ... See MoreSee Less
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Please join us in congratulating Li Chiao-Ping and Danceworks very own Christal Wagner & Elisabeth Roskopf, the creative team behind “Provenance: a letter to my daughter”. This film won Best Direction at the Experimental Dance Film Festival, and was also selected to screen at Radfest in early March! 🎉✨This is a stunning film about a transnational adoptee’s personal experiences with struggling with identity, belonging and inclusion growing up in the Midwest of America. Directed and choreographed by Li Chiao-Ping, dancer Elisabeth Roskopf’s exquisite gestures and personal story reclaiming her heritage are captured beautifully by cinematographer and editor Christal Wagner. The film originally premiered at Danceworks Performance MKE’s show SOBRIQUET back in May 2022.CONGRATULATIONS to these three artists🎊 ... See MoreSee Less
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The Youth Performers of Carmina Burana

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  This Spring, four organizations came together to put on Carl Orff’s collaborative masterpiece, Carmina Burana. In the weeks leading up to the concert, Skylight Music Theatre, Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Chant Claire Chamber Choir and Danceworks often highlighted that there … Continue reading

Dance Is So Much More Than What Meets the Eye

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  April, 2019   Getting lost in the craziness of Mad Hot Ballroom Competition planning, I find myself yearning for purpose during these long hours finalizing details. When it’s all said and done, will anyone notice that I took the … Continue reading

Carmina Burana: Get a behind-the-scenes look as the collaborators discuss

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To give you an inside look at Carmina Burana’s inception and artistic process, and to give you a sneak peek at how this collaborative concert will play out, Carmina Burana collaborators Dani Kuepper, Jill Anna Ponasik, Benjamin Bedroske, and Janna Ernst … Continue reading

Torch & Glamour: Emcees Andréa Moser & Ryan Cappleman Interview Each Other on Love & Illusion

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  To give you an inside look at Torch & Glamour’s inception and artistic process, and to give you a sneak peek at how this concert will tickle your funny bone, our Torch & Glamour co-emcees, Ryan Cappleman & Andrea Moser, interviewed each other about … Continue reading

A Chance to Dance

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  From the Desk of Kim Johnson-Rockafellow, Senior Director of Programs     I can still remember so vividly the day my mom called to register me for my first dance class. It was years in the making. Growing up, … Continue reading

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