December ’23 Happenings

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There’s a LOT going on this month at Danceworks. We don’t want you to miss a thing, so we are giving you a bite-sized listing that you can quickly scroll to find just the right class, workshop or performance for you!

Dance For Diversity presents: Film Series Premiere

December 8-9, 2023 at Nō Studios
1037 W. McKinley Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53205

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For the 2023 inaugural season, Dance For Diversity will present 4 short dance films created by the 8 Artists over the course of a two-day Film Premiere event. The screening of these films shine an empowering light on the profound stories of Cuauhtli Ramirez Castro, Yukina Sato, Mansee Singhi, and DeMar Walker brought to life through the creative style and vision of the distinguished Cinematographers, Tate Bunker, Samer Ghani, Amanda Hoover and Rachel Malehorn. Following the Premiere screening, the DFD Creative Director, Elisabeth Roskopf, and the Artists will engage in a talkback session with the audience members. To learn more about Dance For Diversity and the Artists involved, visit or

Danceworks Youth Performance Company presents: Winter Enchantment

December 9-10, 2023 at Danceworks Studio Theatre
1661 N. Water St. Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Experience the magic of the season as Danceworks Youth Performance Company and featured studio classes take you on a journey through a snowy wonderland, brought to life with the beauty of dance. The stage will come alive with a mix of dance styles—from ballet and contemporary to tap and hip hop—to provide fun for the whole family. Join us for a toe-tapping, heartwarming magical experience that will leave you filled with the wonder of the season!

Winter/Spring Studio Registration is going on NOW!

Youth classes begin on Monday, January 8, 2024.
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Adult classes begin on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.
Register for an adult class

Interested in a scholarship for the fall term or beyond?

This scholarship opportunity is meant to give financial support and/or field experience to a deserving individual who has a passion for dance. Paulette always encouraged her two daughters Kim and Kristin to let their lights shine. It is the way she lived her life and through this scholarship, her light will keep shining and illuminating dancers in the studio and on stage. This scholarship is intended for Danceworks students, who are identified as need-based students and are in pursuit of training and/or mentorship with Danceworks and its staff. Students of all ages may apply for a scholarship for an individual program, class, full year of programming and/or field experience with mentorship.


This scholarship can support:

  • Financial assistance for Danceworks tuition
  • Mentorship and field experience in the performing arts alongside Danceworks Staff

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Adult classes have on-going registration!

You are welcome to join a class at any time! Danceworks has lots of class styles and times to get you moving. Our engaging virtual adult classes are also available for you to take right from your home. From Barre Workout, to K-Pop and Contemporary (and so much in between)…there’s something for everyone at Danceworks!

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New Adult Students: First Class for $5

With over 45 adult classes a week to choose from it can be tough to decide which class to take. We just made that a little easier! New adult students get their first class for $5! No coupon, no email, no hassle! Register in person or online and select “new student” and take your first class for only $5. Plus, you can continue trying out classes with our weekly unlimited pass for only $65 (Expires 7 days from first use; valid for virtual, in-studio, outdoor, and pre-recorded classes.)

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Parties at Danceworks

Planning a party should be simple, not stressful! Let us give you a hand. We have some spectacular youth & adult party packages to choose from and make your event one to remember.

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Private lessons are a great way to prepare for an upcoming audition or special event or to give you a boost of confidence on the dance floor.

Sessions can be arranged around your schedule and are available in a wide range of dance styles and levels. All private sessions are with a qualified member of the Danceworks faculty who specializes in the dance style requested. Lesson material is based on your individual needs and moves at a pace that is comfortable for you. Private lessons can be scheduled as a single class or on an ongoing basis.

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