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05.12.2011 | | Posted at 04:34 AM

Ed Burgess appeared onstage in Theatre Gigante’s ISADORA AND NIJINSKI this past weekend prior to his passing.

By Russ Bickerstaff
UWM mourns the passing of it Dance Department chair Ed Burgess. The unexpected death of Burgess was announced only a little over an hour ago as I write this. The gentleman who had been with UWM’s dance department for over two decades, was also quite active in various local companies including Milwaukee Shakespeare, Wild Space Dance Company, Milwaukee Dance Theater, Your Mother Dances, Milwauke...
05.10.2011 | | Posted at 11:00 AM

Theatre Gigante’s ISADORA AND NIJINSKI a very relaxed evening with three people—two of whom were portrying legends of 20th century dance.

By Russ Bickerstaff
Theatre Gigante continued to show a playful sense of diversity in its programming this past weekend. The company has a delightful penchant for staging dazzling, little one-weekend shows that evaporate into memory almost as soon as they open. The latest show, staged at Studio 508 in UWM’s Kenilworth Building, was a celebration of the lives of the two of the most legendary figures in contemporar...
Tuesday, March 3, 2009

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One would be hard-pressed to conjure up a name more closely associated with the Milwaukee dance scene than Ed Burgess. Burgess, currently marking his 20th year on the UW-Milwaukee dance faculty, has directed, choreographed or performed with just about every arts group in town, including the Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Shakespeare, Wild Space Dance...