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It’s our first #MadHotMonday of 2023! 🔥💃 Save the date for this year’s #MadHotRhythm Competition, an incredible annual celebration that shows off the hard work of fourth, fifth and sixth grade students from Milwaukee area schools, as they compete in three dance styles: Hip-Hop/Bhangra Fusion, Pasodoble and Tap! This event is #free and open to the public on Monday, April 17, 2023 at the UW-Panther Arena. More information to be announced soon! Follow us @danceworksmke to stay in step ✅✨𝗖𝗮𝗻'𝘁 𝗺𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗶𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗲𝘁𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻? No worries! The competition will be streamed live on Danceworks Facebook Page. Watch it live from the comfort of your own home or watch it later in the evening with the whole family! Feel free to drop a comment to cheer on your school or dancer. A Facebook account is not required to access the video stream. ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy #StudioSaturday! We are shining the spotlight on a new workshop: Coffee & Crafts! ☕️🧶 Crafts aren’t just for kids! Join us on the first Friday of the month (Next Up: Feb. 3!🗓️) from 1:15-2:30pm to create a seasonal masterpiece. Coffee and craft supplies will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring along their own snacks or lunch. Visit dwmke.org/workshops to #register today! ⬆️✨ ... See MoreSee Less
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What Goes Around Comes Around

Posted on by Deborah Wenzler Farris

A beautiful smile

The smile behind our design

Why not end the week sharing some good news! Meet Lisa Wenzler, Danceworks’ marketing manager and the person responsible for our graphic design, social media, e-blasts and much more. People ask me all the time who designs our materials—well, here she is.

When I first thought about bringing our design in-house, the expense of the appropriate computer and software needs quickly added up and I changed my mind. Then I got a call from Jerry Rubin, the husband of a faithful donor and patron, Pat Frost. He had just recently downsized his business and was giving away what we needed. What a great day that was—we were now ready to turn Lisa from freelancer to staffer! We’ve been moving fast ever since, as you can tell from all the inventive work she produces each week—from Danceworks’ website, to our Facebook posts, to all of our printed materials.

And Jerry’s gifts have kept coming. Here is the almost-brand-new 27″ iMac computer that Jerry donated last week.

Before and after

Now Lisa can use Jerry’s older iMac on the go or the newer iMac at the office or both together!

You realize how special the gift is seeing Lisa’s postcard design for our upcoming concert Intersect (Nov 15-24) beside the computer she used to work on. We couldn’t be more grateful! After all, it’s the work Lisa does that gets Danceworks’ program and performance information into your hands.

So… from Jerry to Lisa to you, we are able to keep you in the know about Danceworks. Thank you, Jerry and Pat!

And just a little more great news..

Bryan Michaels

Bryan Michaels

We were fortunate enough to find the help of a wonderful new marketing intern, Bryan Michaels. He has volunteered his services to Danceworks just because he likes us. Bryan has a degree in Public Relations from UW-Milwaukee and has worked with Zizzo Group, among other local companies.

Welcome, Bryan, we’re so happy to have you join our team—and thank you, too!

 

 



About Our Blog

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.