Audition Opportunities


Guest Artist Auditions

Danceworks Performance Company & Danceworks DanceLAB
Tuesday, April 16, 6:00-7:30pm
Danceworks Studios | 1661 N. Water St.

Danceworks is ever-growing and ever-expanding our approach to dance and it’s meaning, potential and purpose in the lives of those throughout Milwaukee. In our upcoming 2019-20 Season, Artistic Director Dani Kuepper will be seeking to hire Advanced/Professional dancers/movers for paid performance opportunities with Danceworks Performance Company (DPC), the DanceLAB and other community engagements June 2019-April 2020. Ms. Kuepper will be casting and directing eclectic dancers/movers with training in styles as varied as: Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Ballet, Salsa, Physical Theatre, Capoeira, etc. to create dances in a collaborative environment, celebrating the unique skills of each artist.


What will the audition consist of?

6:00-6:15pm Welcome & Warm Up

6:15-6:45pm Learning phrase work from Dani Kuepper

6:45-7:00pm Work time for choreographic assignment based on phrase work; this will allow movers of different training and stylistic backgrounds to interpret Dani’s choreography in a way that allows their personal movement aesthetic to be highlighted

7:00-7:30pm Share the choreographic assignments in duets


Fill out your required application ahead of time


Questions? Contact Dani Kuepper, Artistic Director, via email.


Danceworks On Tap
Tuesday, April 16, 7:30-9:00pm
Danceworks Studios | 1661 N. Water St.

Are you a tap dancer looking for new opportunities? Danceworks Director of Education and Artistic Director of Danceworks On Tap (DOT), Amy Brinkman, is seeking intermediate/advanced level rhythm tap dancers for DOT’s summer concert August 10-11. Dancers auditioning will be considered for DOT company members, community-based tap performances, and/or teaching positions as opportunities become available. If you are a team player with an open mind who likes to work in a collaborative environment, we encourage you to audition!


Fill out your required application ahead of time


Questions? Contact Amy Brinkman-Sustache, Artistic Director of Danceworks On Tap, via email.

Youth Company Auditions

Danceworks Youth Performance Company
Sunday, June 30
Ages 7-12: Registration 12-12:15pm | Audition 12:15-1:15pm
Ages 13-17: Registration 1:15-1:30pm | Audition 1:30-3:30pm
Danceworks Studios | 1661 N. Water St.

Have 3+ years of dance experience? Interested in unique performance opportunities, working with fellow youth artists and advancing your dance technique with professional dancers at Danceworks? If so, consider auditioning for Danceworks Youth Performance Company’s 2019-2020 Season.

DYPC has three levels of participation. All DYPC dancers study at Danceworks and are placed in appropriate levels for each style. DYPC members become featured youth performers in creative new works of dance that are then shared with the community. Season begins in September 2019. All who audition will receive valuable feedback from Danceworks faculty regardless of whether or not you are offered a spot in the company.

Questions? Contact Gina Laurenzi, Artistic Manager of Danceworks Youth Performance Company, at 414-277-8480 ext. 6003 or via email.

Intensive Study Scholarship (ISS) Audition

The Intensive Study Scholarship is for intermediate to advanced dancers ages 16 through adult who have the desire, drive and commitment to improve their technical skills, range and expression through concentrated dance training and faculty feedback. Scholarship covers one session. The Intensive Study Scholarship is an ongoing program.

Please check back for ISS audition opportunities.

For more information, contact Kim Johnson, Senior Director of Programs, at 414.277.8480 x6018 or via email.

Click here to learn more about studio scholarship and work-study opportunities.