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Danceworks, Inc.

We're excited to offer three new performance workshops this summer! Perform in Ignite: A Hip Hop Dance Experience (ages 14+), DanceLAB Teen (ages 13-18) or Danceworks On Tap (ages 14+) as part of the Danceworks DanceLAB summer series. Visit danceworksmke.org/performance/dance-lab/workshops to register! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 days ago

Danceworks, Inc.

What can you make with a box? Or blocks? We Can Build! camp for ages 3-4 is coming up from June 10-14! Don't forget to register before June 1 to get the Early Bird rate! danceworksmke.org/studio/youth/summer-creative-arts-camps ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

Danceworks, Inc.

Senior members of Danceworks Youth Performance Company had the exclusive opportunity to meet Derek Hough this past Saturday night! Many thanks to Danceworks, Inc. Board Member Laura Mueller, Pabst / Riverside / Turner Hall and Derek - they had a blast! ... See MoreSee Less

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All Kids Deserve an Arts Education

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

  My path crosses with artists every day who are dedicated to helping students have a successful experience in the classroom. Danceworks teaching artist–actress, singer, dancer–Haley Haupt has been covering some territory lately.     When Haley stopped by Danceworks … Continue reading

Connection is Key

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

There’s nothing that makes Alma Mercado happier than getting to help kids and motivate them to be better individuals. “You learn so much from them!” she said. Just 17 years old and Alma is already talking like Danceworks’ faculty who often say they get far more … Continue reading

Time to Put on Your Dancing Shoes

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

It was a simple enough question: “And how about you? Where are you now?” a colleague asked me after a meeting. “I’m still at Danceworks,” I said as naturally as I breathe. “Still…? Wow, you’ve been there a long time.” … Continue reading

It’s Getting Hot

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

  Mario Costantini and I used to love to tell the story of how Danceworks Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap (MHBT) got started in Milwaukee. We told it a lot. That is, we did until our spouses had enough of … Continue reading

In the beginning…

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

In honor of Danceworks’ 20th Anniversary, we are sharing 20 stories of individuals who have made an impact on—or who have been impacted by—Danceworks and our programs. This counts as the third and fourth in our series, “20 Years, 20 … Continue reading

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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 Danceworks… 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.