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Now is the perfect time to mark your calendars for the first show of Danceworks Performance MKE's 2022-23 season, โ€œI Am Because You Areโ€ฆโ€! ๐Ÿ—“๐Ÿ“ฒ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐ŸปI Am Because You Areโ€ฆNovember 12-13, 2022Baumgartner Center for Dance128 N Jackson St. Milwaukee WI๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ dwmke.org/purchaseticketsExcited to learn more about the show? Read all about it below ๐Ÿ‘‡โ€œAnd you are because I am.โ€ In DPMKEโ€™s 25th anniversary season, the company explores the philosophy known as โ€œUbuntuโ€ by looking back at the unforgettable work that has shaped Danceworks, Inc. through the years. This philosophy, a belief in which our common bonds with others shape us deeply, single handedly reflects our communityโ€™s investment in helping shape our identity. We are also able to fully become who we are by unapologetically sharing ourselves with others and our history as a company runs through the veins of each new work we present.Please venture back in time with us to remember through a documentary telling and live embodiment of the companyโ€™s touching, comedic, and curious works that have become Danceworks favorites. Los Angeles artist and Milwaukee Native Taryn Vander Hoop (@tarynvanderhoop ) will set new repertoire on DPMKE and Dawn Springer (@dawncspringer), Gina Laurenzi (@gina_laurenzi ) and Christal Wagner (@waitingforutah ) will revisit and craft brand new works for the stage respectively. ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy #MKEMonday! Today is a special day because it is the first day of Emoji Yogi, an outreach program for K5 and 1st grade students that guides students through movement, breathing exercises, yoga and storytelling. ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Danceworks is proud to be partnering with the Choose Love Movement for this program. The Choose Love formula of ๐‚๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐š๐ ๐ž+๐‹๐จ๐ฏ๐ž+๐…๐จ๐ซ๐ ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ+๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ข๐ง ๐€๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง will help form each lesson. ๐Ÿ’™ You can learn more about Emoji Yogi & the Choose Love Movement when you go to www.danceworksmke.org/emoji-yogi/ โฌ…๏ธ ... See MoreSee Less
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Our students are putting those brand new light weight, adjustable barres to good use! A huge shoutout to all of the amazing Raise the Barre donors from this past summer. Because of YOU, we were able to purchase 27 new barres for the studio!! #thankyou If you donated $100 or more, your names are still going on the barre. Keep a lookout - coming soon ๐Ÿ‘€ ... See MoreSee Less
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Do you dream of dancing in Ignite: A Hip Hop Experience? This summer, you can!

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This is the 6th year that Danceworks DanceLAB recognizes the passion, commitment and artistry of the area’s hip hop dance crews and other percussive dance art forms in Ignite: A Hip Hop Dance Experience. Do you dream of dancing in Ignite? This summer, you can!

 

Ignite: Hip Hop Choreography & Performance Workshop

Dates:ย Tuesdays,ย June 5 โ€“ July 24

Time:ย 7:30-9:00pm

Instructor:ย Paul Webb

Cost:ย $100/8-week series

 

Register for ignite performance workshop

 

This workshop is for students who want to perform and have a three-year minimum of hip hop dance experience. The workshop will focus on musicality, execution of movement style, and enhancing performance quality. Urban Dance choreographer, Paul Webb, will lead the workshop.

 

Choreography learned will be performed in Danceworks DanceLAB concert,ย Ignite: A Hip Hop Dance Experience, onย July 28 & 29.ย Due to the performance component of this workshop, consistent attendance to all eight workshop dates is required.ย 


Questions? Contact Director of Education, Amy Brinkman-Sustache at 414.277.8480 ext. 6001 or by email.



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Welcome to the Danceworks blog, where we're hoping to share a little bit more about the heart and soul behind Danceworksโ€ฆ what made us join the dance and keeps us dancing, what keeps us inspired, and where we can share some of the stories worth telling.