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Friday, Sept. 20, 2013

‘Acts of Wilderness’ in Three Bridges Park

 A newborn park in the center of Milwaukee is the dramatic setting for Acts of Wilderness, a new site-specific spectacle that Debra Loewen and her Wild Space Dance Company will present on Sept
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Wild Space’s luscious, ecstatic dance concert

In Debra Loewen's brilliant Milwaukee 360 dance show last fall, the audience stood in the chill night air on top of the parking structure of the former Pabst Brewery and looked
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
If much of the excitement of choreographer Debra Loewen's site-specific performances comes from her inspired transformations of physical environments, the joys of her original...
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

A Wild Space premiere at Stiemke Studio

Life is a constant process of getting from here (wherever) to there (what's next). Debra Loewen, Monica Rodero and Dan Schuchart of Wild Space Dance Company have been working out How to Get From Here to There, a new unified dance work that...
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009

Dance Preview

Nineteenth-century German Romantics anguished over the discrepancy between what the unfettered mind can imagine and the earthbound body can achieve. Physical training programs, which included rhythmic movement and gymnastics, were cultivated in an effort to bridge that gap and bring individuals closer to ideals of health, harmony...
Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Dance Preview

In 1870, immigrants from the Kaszuby region in northwestern Poland and Germany took up residence on a peninsula between the Milwaukee and Kinnickinnic rivers, finding it a suitable substitute for the Hel Peninsula on the Baltic coast. After digging a channel to create an isolated island, they lived for many years on this small patch of land, subsisting on the fishing industry which was not only a food source, but also made up their entire economy. By 1920, however, the city had begun to commandeer Jones Island for use in the development of a more lucrative and industrialized harbor. Considered “squatters,” the Kaszubian and German immigrants were forced to move from the area, their presence and impact on the city largely forgotten.

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