Monthly Archives: February 2016

WILD SPACE Collaborates with Peck School Alumni, Faculty, and Students, Feb. 25-27

WILD SPACE presents Mauriah Kraker, Peck School of the Arts dance alumni, faculty students, and Tim Russell’s music in this exciting choose-your-own-adventure performance!

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for “Fresh Tracks”
February 25-27

7:30 pm, February 25-27, 2016
UWM Kenilworth Square East
1925 E. Kenilworth Place, Milwaukee
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2016-02-16 WildSpace Fresh Tracks

Make fresh tracks with WILD SPACE in an evening of unexpected twists and turns! Step inside the cavernous Kenilworth 620, where the exposed struts and massive I-beams form an industrial backdrop for organized chaos. Migrate among three areas to witness new work revealing the illusions in everyday life by Artistic Director Debra Loewen and company members Mauriah Kraker, Monica Rodero, Dan Schuchart and Kelly Radermacher Butts, with live music by composer Tim Russell. Create your own experience as mystery guests and four-legged surprises fill the night!

Limited Seating, Advanced Tickets Recommended

General: $20 advance/$22 door
Student/Senior: $15 advance/$17/door

Milwaukee Ballet Summer Intensive is Hiring Housing Staff

Milwaukee Ballet is hiring housing staff for our summer intensive program!

We are looking for responsible, dependable, college-age students with experience as resident assistants, camp counselors, or simply working with teens to fill several Resident Assistant positions for our summer program.

We are also seeking a Resident Hall Manager to oversee all housing aspects during our summer intensive program.

Please pass along the attached information to your students, fellow staff, or anyone else who might be seeking (or know someone who is seeking) an exciting summer position!

2016-02-16 Milwaukee Ballet Hiring for the Summer!

Kanopy Dance Presents RIOULT: Hearts Entwined


FRI, FEB 12 – SUN, FEB 14

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2016-02-11 Kanopy Prelude&Fuge2

Luscious, complicated, mythic, delightful, discordant. Headlined by guest artist, former Martha Graham Principal Dancer Pascal Rioult and his eponymous New York-based Company, Kanopy Dancers will dance his dark masterwork “Wein.” It is a whirlpool of bodies, the moral decay of Vienna society danced to a Viennese waltz by Ravel. It shares the evening with a pair of romantic duets – excerpts from “Views of the Fleeting World” and “On Distant Shores” – danced by Rioult Company dancers Charis Haines and Jere Hunt. “Prelude & Fugue,” a work of Lisa Thurrell’s magic, and “Luminous” a premiere by choreographer Robert E. Cleary fulfills our Valentine card.

UW Stevens Point Dance Auditions and Upcoming Events

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Theatre and Dance Auditions
February 19 and 26, 2016
Information and Application
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Photography by John Morser
Spring 2016
Mar 7 Guest choreographer Max Pollak, one man performance
Mar 7-13 Guest choreographer Max Pollak, guest residency, staging a new body percussion/tap work that will premiere during Danstage 2016 (GAGS funded)
Mar 19 RE|Dance Group performance, The Lonely Visitors
Mar 19-23 Department of Theatre & Dance Hosts ACDA, 450 participants
Mar 28-31 Rennie Harris Pure Movement residency – sponsored by Sentry Invitation to the Arts
Mar 31 Rennie Harris Pure Movement Hip Hop dance performance, Theater @1800
Apr 8-10, 14-16 Danstage 2016

Li Chiao-Ping Dance Explores Culture, Body Image and The Self in “Fluid Measure”

Li Chiao-Ping Dance will transport audiences across the landscapes of Asian and Western identities in Fluid Measure, opening March 3, 2016 at the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall, 1050 University Ave., Madison.
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“Fluid Measure,” examines the questions of identity and kinship. The piece draws its depth from an integrated cast of company dancers and community performers.

Madison audiences will get the rare treat to see work by New York-based guest artist Heidi Latsky, who will present “ON DISPLAY” in the theater lobby before the concert. This renowned installation explores the body as a spectacle, society’s obsession with body image and the reclaiming of self image.

Latsky creates “provocative, highly technical and physically adventurous dance” focused on both virtuosity and disability, including performances by diverse, “unexpected bodies.”

Li Chiao-Ping Dance and the UW-Madison Dance Department present Fluid Measure Thursday, March 3 and Friday, March 4 at 8 p.m., and March 5 at 2:30 p.m.

A reception with the performers will follow the Friday, March 4 performance in the Virginia Harrison Parlor in Lathrop Hall. Refreshments will be served. A free concert for Dane County students will be held Friday, March 4 at 10 a.m. Contact the company for more information and reservations.

Tickets are $20 general public, $15 for students and seniors, and may be purchased in advance at, by phone 608-265-2787, or in person at the Campus Arts Box Office, Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St., Madison. Reserved seating.

Milwaukee Ballet Performs “Dorian Gray”
February 12-21, 2016

Milwaukee Ballet Performs Doran Gray


  • Friday, February 12 – 7:30pm
  • Saturday, February 13 – 7:30pm
  • Sunday, February 14 – 1:30pm
  • Friday, February 19 – 7:30pm
  • Saturday, February 20 – 7:30pm
  • Sunday, February 21 – 1:30pm

How to buy tickets (handling/service fees vary by purchase method)
Milwaukee Ballet Box Office: Located at 504 W. National Ave; Open M-F, 8:30am – 5pm
Call 414.902.2103 ($4/ticket handling fee).

Pabst Theater Box Office: Located at 144 E. Wells Street; Open M-F, 12-6:30pm
Call 414.286.3663 (Handling fee for phone orders based on a sliding scale. No handling fee in person.)

Madison Ballet REPERTORY I at the Bartell Theatre

Madison Ballet February 5-6, 2016
Bartell Theatre

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Madison Ballet’s repertory programs present ballet in its purest form—athletic, sensual, and intimate. And the 200-seat Drury Stage at the Bartell Theatre is just the setting for showcasing shorter works by both established and up-and-coming choreographers.

Classical and contemporary music styles drive these ballets where every dancer shines. And these mixed programs are the perfect artistic “flight,” featuring a little something for everyone. Rest assured, all of it is unforgettable.


Adagio de Quatres  Excerpt  W.Earle Smith

On The Surface  Jacqueline Stewart

Zero Hour   General McArthur Hambrick

Jux l & Jux ll   W.Earle Smith