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Monday, Nov. 16, 2009

Danceworks

Danceworks is a company of dancers and choreographers who give concerts of original contemporary dance featuring multidisciplinary collaborations with guest artists. They also offer more than 70 class
Wednesday, July 29, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, July 30, Vans Warped Tour @ Marcus Amphitheater, 11 a.m. Political punk curmudgeons Bad Religion and Anti-Flag sharing tour dates with electro-quirk bands like 3OH!3 and InnerPartySystem? It must be time for another Vans Warped Tour. As usual, the tour’s...
Sunday, May 17, 2009
...Milwaukee's theater scene provides programming for tastes that run from classic to eclectic. The Milwaukee Rep features it all within its three spaces-the Quadracci Powerhouse, the more intimate Stiemke Theater and the Stackner Cabaret (featuring musical revues). Next Act Theatre and Milwaukee Chamber Theatre focus on character-driven plays. Then there's Boulevard Theatre, always giving a break to local talent thanks to Artistic Director/resident funny guy Mark Bucher. When it comes to children's theater, First Stage provides a wide variety of entertainment...
Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Dance Preview

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...
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008

Tonight @ Danceworks - 7:30 p.m.

Fresh from their 2008 Minnesota Fringe Festival success, the Milwaukee dance duo Monica Rodero and Dan Schuchart take the floor of Danceworks Studio Theatre through tomorrow with their new dance-concert, Gone, Gone, Gone. With a title that conjures up the injured tones of the 1964 Everly Brothers hit and using humble props obtainable from any office supply store—paper towels and yards of masking tape...
Friday, Oct. 3, 2008

Tonight @ Danceworks - 7:30 p.m.

Fresh from their 2008 Minnesota Fringe Festival success, the Milwaukee dance duo Monica Rodero and Dan Schuchart take the floor of Danceworks Studio Theatre through Oct. 5 with their new dance-concert, Gone, Gone, Gone. With a title that conjures up the injured tones of the 1964 Everly Brothers hit and using humble props...
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Dance Review

Rebecca Stenn will bring her New York dance company to Milwaukee later this week for performances at Danceworks. A graduate of the UW-Milwaukee Masters Dance Program and a Juliard-trained choreographer, she deals with the themes of home and sense of place, exploring the effects of the strings that tie us to our place of origin. Stenn’s ties to Wisconsin include several works that were created here, including Blue Print Redux, which will comprise the bulk of the Danceworks performance. The initial idea for the evening-length piece was hatched during Stenn’s company’s residency last year at Sheboygan’s Kohler Arts Center. . .
Friday, May 2, 2008

Tonight @ Danceworks - 8 p.m.

Wild Space Dance Company ends its season this weekend with multiple performances of Map of Memories, an ambitious conceptual program themed around Milwaukee’s multicultural Jones Island. The program’s dances and images are derived from tales of the Eastern European immigrants who inhabited the . . .
Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Classical Review

The latest collaboration between Present Music and Danceworks was performed last weekend at the Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Center. Six dances by five choreographers were performed to various works performed by the Present Music ensemble. Danceworks’ dancers vary in abilities and maturity. There was a general imbalance to the evening, with seasoned professional musicians playing evolved works for young dancers and choreographers not up to the level of the music making.
Friday, April 4, 2008

Danceworks

Danceworks Performance Company is an integral part of Milwaukee’s performing arts community, known for bringing humor and virtuosity to its concerts. Danceworks’ studio offers dance classes for ballet, hip-hop, modern and jazz. In addition to yoga classes...

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