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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

Aug. 6, 2016 - Aug. 7, 2016
Danceworks DanceLAB: IGNITE: A Hip Hop Dance Experience

Danceworks' DanceLAB summer performance series invites emerging dance artists to develop and nurture their new dance works through year-round opportunities in the form of performance, internships, mentor-ships, space access and advocacy for artists serving the Milwaukee community. IGNITE: A Hip Hop Dance Experience continues to blow up the Danceworks Studio Theater with the area’s best and most exciting hip hop crews. These high energy performance are a DanceLAB favorite—be a part of this year’s experience! Performances take place at Danceworks Studios located on 1661 N. Water St. Milwaukee, WI 53202 August 6th @ 8pm // August 7th @ 3pm & 6pm Tickets: $18 Reserved // $15 General // $11 Student & Senior

Aug. 12, 2016 - Aug. 14, 2016
Danceworks on Tap: DiverCITY

Danceworks' DanceLAB summer performance series invites emerging dance artists to develop and nurture their new dance works through year-round opportunities in the form of performance, internships, mentor-ships, space access and advocacy for artists serving the Milwaukee community. Danceworks on Tap: DiverCITY This performance series connects a community of diverse dancers using the energy of percussive movement. New works movement influenced by the sights and sounds of our city. Performances take place at Danceworks Studios located on 1661 N. Water St. Milwaukee, WI 53202 August 12th & 13th @ 7:30pm // August 14th @ 2:30pm Tickets: $18 Reserved // $15 General // $11 Student & Senior

Aug. 20, 2016
DanceLAB Teen

Danceworks' DanceLAB summer performance series invites emerging dance artists to develop and nurture their new dance works through year-round opportunities in the form of performance, internships, mentor-ships, space access and advocacy for artists serving the Milwaukee community. DanceLAB Teen Our newest addition to DanceLAB 2016, DanceLAB Teen showcases original work from members of our own Danceworks Youth Performance Company (DYPC) as well as work developed in our studio classes, and featuring dances from many of our upper level technique classes, dancing new choreography from members of Danceworks Performance Company (DPC)! Performances take place at Danceworks Studios located on 1661 N. Water St. Milwaukee, WI 53202 August 20th @ 5:30pm & 7:30pm Tickets: $12 Reserved // $10 General // $5 Student & Senior

March 3, 2017 - March 12, 2017
Danceworks Professional Company: Stories From A Life

Stories From A Life Danceworks Studio Theatre Friday, March 3 - 7:30pm Saturday, March 4 - 7:30pm Sunday, March 5 – 7:30pm Friday, March 10 – 7:30pm Saturday, March 11 – 7:30pm Sunday, March 12 – 7:30pm What is memory? How do we define ourselves by our memories? This multi-media work reflects on the story of guest choreographer Daniel Burkholder’s grandmother – Sophia Saren. Filmed interviews about her childhood, marriage and her journey are interwoven with athletic dancing, monologues, diverse music and audience interactions that invite guests to consider how our own story will live on in history. Danceworks Performance Company will also present Stories From A Life at Dance Place, Washington D.C. March 25-26, 2017.

 
 


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By OnMilwaukee.com Staff Writers - Feb. 15, 2011
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