Scholarship & Work-Study Opportunities

Due to the COVID situation and the uncertainty of when we will reopen, we are holding off on accepting scholarship applications until further notice. In the meantime, we hope you will check out our virtual classes provided in the links below  Keep dancing! 

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General Scholarship

Scholarships for classes, summer camps, and workshops are available to students of all ages and are awarded by merit and financial need.

Please note: All scholarship applications are due at least 30 days prior to the start date of the program for which you are applying, unless otherwise indicated on the application.


Apply for a studio scholarship

For more information, contact Amy Brinkman-Sustache, Director of Education, at 414.277.8480 ext. 6002 or via email.


Danceworks is currently seeking dancers who would like to work at our Water Street studio in an hour-for-hour exchange for classes. Duties include cleaning, studio maintenance and light administrative tasks that are usually scheduled on our studios’ off-hours on a weekly basis.

Period of Employment: Session to Session


Apply for a Work-Study Position

For more information, contact Teresa Drews, Artistic Manager – Visual Arts, at 414.277.8480 ext. 6006 or via email.

Intensive Study Scholarship (ISS)

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.


For more information, contact Kim Johnson, Director of Engagement, at 414.277.8480 ext. 6018 or via email.

Audition-Based Scholarship

Danceworks’ scholarship program offers unique opportunities for committed dancers to refine their skills, broaden their dance vocabulary, and work with Danceworks’ highly trained, experienced professional dancers and dance educators.


Dancers auditioning must have a minimum of three years of consistent dance training and the desire, drive and commitment to improve technical skills, range and expression through concentrated dance training.


Check back for the next scholarship audition.


For more information, contact Amy Brinkman-Sustache, Director of Education, at 414.277.8480 ext. 6002 or via email.

Click here to learn more about performance audition opportunities.