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1661 N. Water St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 277-8480
www.danceworks1661.org
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Home to the critically acclaimed Danceworks Performance Co., Danceworks also offers weekly classes for kids and adults.
 
Upcoming events

Feb. 14, 2016
A Woman’s Place

February 13, 2016 | 5:30pm & 8pm February 14, 2016 | 2:30pm February 20, 2016 | 5:30pm & 8pm February 21, 2016 | 2:30pm A dark story about five women placed in an insane asylum and their journey to break free from the constraints of an institutionalized society. Inspired by Wisconsin’s first mental asylum, founded in 1860, this devised piece uses movement, text, and aerial work to weave a tale about a time when women were institutionalized for behaving in ways unacceptable to a male-dominated society. Devised by Kelly Coffey, Co-directed by Don Russell and Kelly Coffey, Aerial choreography by Andrea Burkholder featuring guest artists from Danceworks Performance Company, with original music by NINETEEN THIRTEEN. Tickets | General Admission – $15

Feb. 20, 2016
A Woman’s Place

February 13, 2016 | 5:30pm & 8pm February 14, 2016 | 2:30pm February 20, 2016 | 5:30pm & 8pm February 21, 2016 | 2:30pm A dark story about five women placed in an insane asylum and their journey to break free from the constraints of an institutionalized society. Inspired by Wisconsin’s first mental asylum, founded in 1860, this devised piece uses movement, text, and aerial work to weave a tale about a time when women were institutionalized for behaving in ways unacceptable to a male-dominated society. Devised by Kelly Coffey, Co-directed by Don Russell and Kelly Coffey, Aerial choreography by Andrea Burkholder featuring guest artists from Danceworks Performance Company, with original music by NINETEEN THIRTEEN. Tickets | General Admission – $15

Feb. 21, 2016
A Woman’s Place

February 13, 2016 | 5:30pm & 8pm February 14, 2016 | 2:30pm February 20, 2016 | 5:30pm & 8pm February 21, 2016 | 2:30pm A dark story about five women placed in an insane asylum and their journey to break free from the constraints of an institutionalized society. Inspired by Wisconsin’s first mental asylum, founded in 1860, this devised piece uses movement, text, and aerial work to weave a tale about a time when women were institutionalized for behaving in ways unacceptable to a male-dominated society. Devised by Kelly Coffey, Co-directed by Don Russell and Kelly Coffey, Aerial choreography by Andrea Burkholder featuring guest artists from Danceworks Performance Company, with original music by NINETEEN THIRTEEN. Tickets | General Admission – $15

 
 


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Recent articles about Danceworks

"Serendipity" celebrates improvisational choreography

By Colleen Jurkiewicz - Jan. 28, 2013
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Registration is open for Danceworks School Day Off Workshops

Registration is open for Danceworks School Day Off Workshops

By OnMilwaukee.com Staff Writers - Sept. 10, 2012
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By OnMilwaukee.com Staff Writers - July 20, 2011
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Danceworks finds a new temporary perch

By Damien Jaques - April 25, 2011
In all of artistic director Dani Kuepper's years with Danceworks, she had never … Read more...
'Vaudeville' puts a fresh spin on the stage's golden age at Danceworks

'Vaudeville' puts a fresh spin on the stage's golden age at Danceworks

By OnMilwaukee.com Staff Writers - Feb. 15, 2011
A new variety show from the Danceworks Performance company puts a contemporary … Read more...