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‘Realize Your Dream’ Free Hands On Workshop with Kids from Wisconsin!

FREE performing arts workshops  with Kids from Wisconsin are open for registration across Wisconsin.
Also, special 1/2 day workshop intensive July 30 at Wisconsin Lutheran College
*BAND Clinics are designed for students who have knowledge of their instrument ages 9-17.

Only offered in select cities: Pre-register specifically for the “band clinic” to obtain more information.

GET TICKETS for the H’Doubler Concert April 26-27!

Photo by Maureen Janson Heintz

The UW-Madison Dance Department presents its annual H’Doubler Concert, April 26-27 at the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall, 1050 University Avenue.

The concert will feature the contemporary dance works of student choreographers Caroline Criste, Julianna Hom, Amanda Kolsch, Ellie McShane, Megan Schimke, Mariel Schneider, Brooke Schroeder, Bailey Seymour, Alice Svetic, Kaitlin Verchimak and the Senior Class.
A mix of solo, duet, and group works will be presented that explore the line balance between obsession and passion, power dynamics and struggles within a group, the expressions of toxic masculinity, the search for community and support in peers, and the truths behind college stereotypes.
April 26, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
April 27 at 2:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
H’Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall
1050 University Avenue, Madison, WI

Purchase tickets at the Campus Arts Box Office, 1st floor Memorial Union or online at, $18/general admission and $10/students and seniors.

There will be a post-performance reception on Friday, April 26 with the student choreographers and performers in the Virginia Harrison Parlor, Lathrop Hall immediately following the show. Refreshments will be served.

Springdances: 2019 Dance Day Workshop

Springdances: 2019 Dance Day Workshop

Saturday, April 27, 2019 
Workshop: 3:30–6:00PM
Performance: 7:30PM 
Venue: Kenilworth Square East, 1915 E Kenilworth Place, Milwaukee

Open to all interested dance students ages 12 and up!

  • Classes led by diverse, expert faculty. Workshops offered in Modern/Contemporary, African or Jazz, Improvisation and/or Choreography
  • Q&A session with choreographers and performers
  • Behind the scenes look into the making of our upcoming performance season
  • Registration for the Workshop includes ticket price to concert that evening

Questions: Kym McDaniel,

Participants – $20*
Chaperones – $15

Visit the Box Office to Register

*No student will be turned away! If you have a student that needs more financial assistance than what is offered in their scholarship program, please reach out to


Bella Via Dance Studio Company and Troupe dancers will be performing “Dances for the Heart” on Saturday, April 27th at Richard’s Elementary in Whitefish Bay!

They will be performing all their competition dances from this season, and all the proceeds help the Company dancers make it to Nationals in June. 

This is the perfect outing for little ones… they always invite their youngest attendees to sit down in front. They can snack on some of the baked goods and smoothies that will be for sale as they watch the older dancers in an up close and personal show! Limited addition Bella Via t-shirts will also be for sale (t-shirts that one of our dancers designed!).

Performances at 12pm and 3pm. Each show will have different dances.

Tickets are $10 per show ahead of time, or $15 for both, and will be available for purchase at the front desk of Bella Via Dance Studio.


Watch the graceful danseuse Anindita Anaam at opening night of the New York Kathak Festival, Friday, April 19, 2019!

The first New York Kathak Festival features dancers from 15 cities all over the world, including Wisconsin’s  Anindita Neogy Anaam! She is an award winning performer and choreographer.

Photograph by Soulful Odisha

The inaugural New York Kathak Festival will be held at the prestigious Ailey Studios and the Ailey Citigroup Theater at the Joan Weill Center for Dance in Manhattan.
405 W 55th Street, New York, NY 10019

Check-In: 2pm
Workshops: 4–6pm (Register)
Welcome Dinner: 6:30pm
Doors: 7:30pm
Concert: 8pm

Tania Tandias Flamenco & Spanish Dance Student Recital on Saturday, April 27, 2019!

Photograph By Matzner Photography

Tania Tandias Flamenco & Spanish Dance Student Recital is the next exciting event coming up this month! 

Mark your calendars:

When: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 7:00 pm

Where: Oakwood Village Auditorium , 6209 Mineral Point Rd, Madison

Free admission

This is a free, family-friendly event featuring dance students of all levels and ages as they showcase traditional and new choreographies in the flamenco and Spanish classical genres.

Join them for exciting castanet work, contagious rhythms and colorful costumes! Don’t forget the tasty treats at our reception after the recital!

“Spring’s Awakening” by Kanopy Dance Company, Friday, April 12 – Sunday, April 14, 2019!

Photograph By Matzner Photography

A New Crop Of World Premieres, Locally Made by the Kanopy Dance Company at Overture Center for the Arts.

The daffodils and tulips are poking through the frozen ground — spring is approaching, and with it a new crop of Kanopy Dance Lab Works, created by members of the company and our collaborators. Like a trip to the farmer’s market early in the season, you’ll be delighted with each bud, each tender bloom, each sign that a fruitful harvest is on its way. It’s the place for the freshest movements, expressions, and inspiration in modern dance—locally grown!

Innovation, expressions, and inspiration in modern dance: New works created as part of the Kanopy Dance Lab Works, an ongoing initiative by Company members and guest artists committed to advancing the art of modern dance.

Featured Artists:

Independent Choreographers Georgia Corner, Erica Pinigis, Sarah Wolf, Kanopy Dance Company choreographers, and more.
Pre-Show Talk Opening Night
FRI, APR 12, 7 PM – 7:30 PM, Promenade Hall
Show ticket or ticket stub to Spring’s Awakening for admittance. Meet the artists.

Master Class
Guest Liz Sexe
THU, APR 11, 4:30 PM – 6 PM, Kanopy Studio, 341 State St Madison WI 53703



FRI 04/12/19 7:30 PM BUYPROMO CODE
SAT 04/13/19 5:00 PM BUYPROMO CODE
SAT 04/13/19 8:00 PM BUYPROMO CODE
SUN 04/14/19 2:30 PM BUYPROMO CODE

Ages 6 and up

$22 student
$14 youth

Audition for the Dance Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee!

Calling all emerging artists, dancers, and choreographers! The last audition for the 2019-2020 Academic Year for the Dance Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is on Saturday, April 6.

On-Campus auditions consist of technique classes, a one-minute solo performance (can be self-choreographed), and a Q&A session. Auditioning students must wear solid-color, form-fitting clothing that covers full torso and legs to the knee. Footwear requirements as appropriate (ballet slippers, tap or jazz shoes, etc). Be prepared to dance barefoot during the modern and/or African-Caribbean portions of the audition, as applicable.

Apply today!

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