Shepherd Express - Dance http://shepherdexpress.com/articles.sec-26-1-dance.html Fri, 21 Jul 17 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 'Tessellate' Choreographers Address Isolation and Collaboration http://shepherdexpress.com/article-29984-tessellate-choreographers-address-isolation-and-collaboration.html   ]]> Milwaukee Ballet's 'Mirror Mirror' Comes of Age http://shepherdexpress.com/article-29871-milwaukee-ballets-mirror-mirror-comes-of-age.html
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Wild Space’s ‘Wild at 30’ Celebrates a 30-Year-Old Dance Family http://shepherdexpress.com/article-29726-wild-space%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598wild-at-30%25E2%2580%2599-celebrates-a-30-year-old-dance-family.html   ]]> Milwaukee Ballet's Dance that Argues with Despair http://shepherdexpress.com/article-29564-milwaukee-ballets-dance-that-argues-with-despair.html ]]> Remembering the Stories Someone Told Us - Daniel Burkholder and Danceworks’ ‘Stories from a Life’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-29379-remembering-the-stories-someone-told-us-daniel-burkholder-and-danceworks%25E2%2580%2599-%25E2%2580%2598stories-from-a-life%25E2%2580%2599.html   ]]> Chance, Risk and High Aspiration at Milwaukee Ballet’s ‘Genesis’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-29297-chance-risk-and-high-aspiration-at-milwaukee-ballet%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598genesis%25E2%2580%2599.html   ]]> Strong Performances by Young Artists at UWM’s Winterdances http://shepherdexpress.com/article-29195-strong-performances-by-young-artists-at-uwm%25E2%2580%2599s-winterdances.html   ]]> Inspiring Program by MBII's Young International Cast at South Milwaukee PAC http://shepherdexpress.com/article-29156-inspiring-program-by-mbiis-young-international-cast-at-south-milwaukee-pac.html ]]> Milwaukee Dancers Get Risky in DanceLAB’s ‘Get it Out There’ - Get It Out There in Short Hand http://shepherdexpress.com/article-29092-milwaukee-dancers-get-risky-in-dancelab%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598get-it-out-there%25E2%2580%2599-get-it-out-there-in-short-hand.html   ]]> A Night of Pop Dance 'Transcendence' with SueMo http://shepherdexpress.com/article-29044-a-night-of-pop-dance-transcendence-with-suemo.html ]]> The Magic of Milwaukee Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-28886-the-magic-of-milwaukee-ballet%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598the-nutcracker%25E2%2580%2599.html   ]]> Danceworks is Available for ‘Take Out’ Throughout the New Season http://shepherdexpress.com/article-28721-danceworks-is-available-for-%25E2%2580%2598take-out%25E2%2580%2599-throughout-the-new-season.html   ]]> Love Trumps Hate in Milwaukee Ballet’s ‘Scheherazade’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-28627-love-trumps-hate-in-milwaukee-ballet%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598scheherazade%25E2%2580%2599.html   ]]> Outside with Wild Space Dancers - Villa Terrace an incomparable setting for ‘Into the Garden’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-28435-outside-with-wild-space-dancers-villa-terrace-an-incomparable-setting-for-%25E2%2580%2598into-the-garden%25E2%2580%2599.html    ]]> Milwaukee History in Motion - Fun facts accompany Danceworks on Tap’s ‘DiverCITY’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-28284-milwaukee-history-in-motion-fun-facts-accompany-danceworks-on-tap%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598divercity%25E2%2580%2599.html   ]]> ‘Act III’ from Milwaukee’s SueMo Dancer Company http://shepherdexpress.com/article-28268-%25E2%2580%2598act-iii%25E2%2580%2599-from-milwaukee%25E2%2580%2599s-suemo-dancer-company.html   ]]> Dance Happening: August 11, 2016 http://shepherdexpress.com/article-28251-dance-happening-august-11-2016.html   ]]> DanceLAB Returns with‘Ignite’ - Hip-hop dance concert featured 11 original works http://shepherdexpress.com/article-28252-dancelab-returns-with%25E2%2580%2598ignite%25E2%2580%2599-hip-hop-dance-concert-featured-11-original-works.html   ]]> Dance Happening: July 21, 2016 http://shepherdexpress.com/article-28129-dance-happening-july-21-2016.html ‘Scenic Route: MKE’ Completes the Cycle http://shepherdexpress.com/article-28104-%25E2%2580%2598scenic-route-mke%25E2%2580%2599-completes-the-cycle.html Choreographer Daniel Burkholder’s love for ritual and for his new hometown is evident both in his monthly Real Time performances and his seasonal Scenic Route: MKE. These seasonal site-specific d]]> DANCE HAPPENING: Real Time http://shepherdexpress.com/article-28042-dance-happening-real-time.html A Parade of New Performers ‘Get It Out There’ - Choreography, film, hip-hop and more at Danceworks event http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27998-a-parade-of-new-performers-%25E2%2580%2598get-it-out-there%25E2%2580%2599-choreography-film-hip-hop-and-more-at-danceworks-event.html   ]]> Established Choreographers and Emerging Artists ‘Get It Out There’ - 17 premieres at Danceworks’ DanceLAB concert series http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27962-established-choreographers-and-emerging-artists-%25E2%2580%2598get-it-out-there%25E2%2580%2599-17-premieres-at-danceworks%25E2%2580%2599-dancelab-concert-series.html   ]]> Dance Happening: Real Time http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27868-dance-happening-real-time.html ‘Alice (in wonderland)’ Unfolds in Showstoppers - (but does little justice to the company’s acting abilities) http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27869-%25E2%2580%2598alice-%2528in-wonderland%2529%25E2%2580%2599-unfolds-in-showstoppers-%2528but-does-little-justice-to-the-company%25E2%2580%2599s-acting-abilities%2529.html   ]]> 'Fluid Measure' at Danceworks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27826-fluid-measure-at-danceworks.html Esteemed choreographer Li Chiao-Ping will present her newest dance, “Fluid Measure,” along with a range of earlier signature works this weekend in a concert also titled Fluid Measure. Chiao-Pin]]> Jason Powell’s ‘The Quest’ Sets a New Standard - Fantasy story filled with imagination, humor, music and dance http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27827-jason-powell%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598the-quest%25E2%2580%2599-sets-a-new-standard-fantasy-story-filled-with-imagination-humor-music-and-dance.html ]]> Dance Happening: May 19, 2016 http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27831-dance-happening-may-19-2016.html 'The Quest' of a Narcoleptic Princess - World premiere by Milwaukee’s Jason Powell features Danceworks, Chant Claire Chamber Choir and other guests http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27747-the-quest-of-a-narcoleptic-princess-world-premiere-by-milwaukee%25E2%2580%2599s-jason-powell-features-danceworks-chant-claire-chamber-choir-and-other-guests.html New Dance in New Performance Space http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27750-new-dance-in-new-performance-space.html    ]]> Wild Space and Milwaukee Opera Theatre present Missy Mazzoli’s ‘Song from the Uproar’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27697-wild-space-and-milwaukee-opera-theatre-present-missy-mazzoli%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598song-from-the-uproar%25E2%2580%2599.html ]]> UWM’s ‘Springdances’ at Kenilworth 620 - Premieres by faculty and guest choreographers http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27683-uwm%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598springdances%25E2%2580%2599-at-kenilworth-620-premieres-by-faculty-and-guest-choreographers.html   ]]> Milwaukee Ballet Leading Artist Marc Petrocci Will Retire in May http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27655-milwaukee-ballet-leading-artist-marc-petrocci-will-retire-in-may.html    ]]> 'Bayou's State' and The Limon Dance Company: Dance Happenings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27630-bayous-state-and-the-limon-dance-company-dance-happenings.html   ]]> Milwaukee Ballet's World Premieres - ‘Kaleidoscope Eyes’ is pure dance, parable and memoir http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27590-milwaukee-ballets-world-premieres-%25E2%2580%2598kaleidoscope-eyes%25E2%2580%2599-is-pure-dance-parable-and-memoir.html ]]> 'Imagery and Words in Motion' & 'Caught': Dance Happenings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27559-imagery-and-words-in-motion-caught-dance-happenings.html   ]]> Kaleidoscopic Ballet - ‘A Day in the Life’ and world premieres http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27518-kaleidoscopic-ballet-%25E2%2580%2598a-day-in-the-life%25E2%2580%2599-and-world-premieres.html  ]]> Dance Happening: Confluence–down by the riverside http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27417-dance-happening-confluence%25E2%2580%2593down-by-the-riverside.html   ]]> Dance Happening: McDowell Club’s Dynamic Duos http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27418-dance-happening-mcdowell-club%25E2%2580%2599s-dynamic-duos.html   ]]> Danceworks’ ‘Writing About Music/Dancing About Architecture’ Indescribable in Other Terms http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27420-danceworks%25E2%2580%2599-%25E2%2580%2598writing-about-music_dancing-about-architecture%25E2%2580%2599-indescribable-in-other-terms.html   ]]> 'Message Me If…' at the Kelly Anderso Dance Theatre http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27375-message-me-if%25E2%2580%25A6-at-the-kelly-anderso-dance-theatre.html    ]]> A Bird’s Eye View of Wild Space’s ‘Fresh Tracks’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27377-a-bird%25E2%2580%2599s-eye-view-of-wild-space%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598fresh-tracks%25E2%2580%2599.html    ]]> Spending Real Time Together http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27360-spending-real-time-together.html Dancing About Dance Making - Danceworks premieres ‘Writing About Music / Dancing About Architecture’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27333-dancing-about-dance-making-danceworks-premieres-%25E2%2580%2598writing-about-music-dancing-about-architecture%25E2%2580%2599.html   ]]> Wild Space Dance Company Makes ‘Fresh Tracks’ - Audience and dancers will roam the space at will http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27295-wild-space-dance-company-makes-%25E2%2580%2598fresh-tracks%25E2%2580%2599-audience-and-dancers-will-roam-the-space-at-will.html   ]]> A Brave and Beautiful ‘Dorian Gray’ - Milwaukee Ballet’s uncanny staging of Oscar Wilde http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27296-a-brave-and-beautiful-%25E2%2580%2598dorian-gray%25E2%2580%2599-milwaukee-ballet%25E2%2580%2599s-uncanny-staging-of-oscar-wilde.html   ]]> UW-Milwaukee Students, Faculty in Risk-Taking Dance Concert - ‘Winterdances 2016: Evolve As We Enter’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27281-uw-milwaukee-students-faculty-in-risk-taking-dance-concert-%25E2%2580%2598winterdances-2016-evolve-as-we-enter%25E2%2580%2599.html    ]]> Their Generation In Ballet - The young dancers of MBII at South Milwaukee PAC http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27221-their-generation-in-ballet-the-young-dancers-of-mbii-at-south-milwaukee-pac.html    ]]> Winterdances: Evolve As We Enter http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27186-winterdances-evolve-as-we-enter.html    ]]> World Premieres and Classical Ballets - MBII Returns to South Milwaukee PAC http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27146-world-premieres-and-classical-ballets-mbii-returns-to-south-milwaukee-pac.html ]]> Twin Talk/ Gina Laurenzi Dance Project http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27111-twin-talk_-gina-laurenzi-dance-project.html Dance Happening: ‘Real Time’ on New Year’s Day http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27020-dance-happening-%25E2%2580%2598real-time%25E2%2580%2599-on-new-year%25E2%2580%2599s-day.html Aerial dancer Andrea Chastant Burkholder and modern dance choreographer and master of dance improvisation, Daniel Burkholder, are trustworthy folks. When they say they’ll give a pay-what-you-will ]]> ‘The Nutcracker’ a Milwaukee Ballet Masterpiece - Michael Pink’s imaginative staging of the holiday classic http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26986-%25E2%2580%2598the-nutcracker%25E2%2580%2599-a-milwaukee-ballet-masterpiece-michael-pink%25E2%2580%2599s-imaginative-staging-of-the-holiday-classic.html Just because it’s annual and family friendly doesn’t mean it isn’t great. After viewing them both this fall, I think Michael Pink’s The Nutcracker is entirely the equal of his Dracula in quality: perfectly composed]]> 'The Nutcracker' a Milwaukee Ballet Masterpiece - Michael Pink's imaginative staging of the holiday classic http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26969-the-nutcracker-a-milwaukee-ballet-masterpiece-michael-pinks-imaginative-staging-of-the-holiday-classic.html    ]]> ‘The Story of the Nutcracker’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26910-%25E2%2580%2598the-story-of-the-nutcracker%25E2%2580%2599.html The Studio of Classical Dance Arts, a professional ballet school in Racine founded by Linda Bennett and Marc Darling, former soloists with Milwaukee Ballet as well as faculty members of the Milwaukee Ballet School]]> Damce Happenings: ‘Real Time’ & ‘New Dancemakers: (Un)Expected Shifts’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26872-damce-happenings-%25E2%2580%2598real-time%25E2%2580%2599-%25E2%2580%2598new-dancemakers-%2528un%2529expected-shifts%25E2%2580%2599.html Ferne Caulker Bronson, the great founder and artistic director of Ko-Thi Dance Company, and Tarence Spencer, that company’s brilliant music director and lead drummer will be guest artists in the December edition of Andrea and Daniel ]]> DANCE HAPPENING: MKE Follies http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26816-dance-happening-mke-follies.html MKE Follies, the ever-changing revue produced bimonthly by Dance Revolution Milwaukee’s Karen Raymond and Katie Rhyme, is an enjoyable way to meet Milwaukee performers and performances of all sorts. The Friday, Nov. 20 edition marks ]]> Dance Happening: 'Boulders and Bones' http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26784-dance-happening-boulders-and-bones.html Danceworks' Impressive 'Footsteps' - 'Shadows and Whispers,' memories and dreams in concert http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26785-danceworks-impressive-footsteps-shadows-and-whispers-memories-and-dreams-in-concert.html     ]]> Dance Happening: ‘Form[less]’ and 'Real Time’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26736-dance-happening-%25E2%2580%2598form%255Bless%255D%25E2%2580%2599-and-real-time%25E2%2580%2599.html Hyperlocal performances are rare and wonderful. A fairly consistent group of brave, talented Milwaukee dance artists and musicians gathers to improvise in public for about an hour at some cool Milwaukee spot.]]> Michael Pink’s ‘Dracula’ is Scary Good Theater - Milwaukee Ballet revisits a modern classic http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26694-michael-pink%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598dracula%25E2%2580%2599-is-scary-good-theater-milwaukee-ballet-revisits-a-modern-classic.html Michael Pink’s Dracula is frightening in the manner of its source, the Bram Stoker novel that gave us the modern vampire. The adult victims are as innocent as the child that the vampire Lucy seduces for food]]> Of Dreams and Shadows - Danceworks' 'Footsteps, Shadows and Whispers' http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26676-of-dreams-and-shadows-danceworks-footsteps-shadows-and-whispers.html Dance Happening: ‘Real Time #6’ Featuring Dancer Sharon Mansur http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26477-dance-happening-%25E2%2580%2598real-time-6%25E2%2580%2599-featuring-dancer-sharon-mansur.html Washington, D.C. experimental dance artist Sharon Mansur and UW-Milwaukee dance faculty member and former D.C.-area dance artist Daniel Burkholder have performed together since 1993, most recently in ]]> Dance Happening: ‘Vagabondare: Wander, Roam, Stroll’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26393-dance-happening-%25E2%2580%2598vagabondare-wander-roam-stroll%25E2%2580%2599.html Choreographer Gina Laurenzi has made fearless dances with Danceworks Performance Company for several years. Now she’ll also make them with a new Milwaukee company. The Gina Laurenzi Dance Project will debut at 6 p.m. and 8]]> ‘A Hip Hop Dance Experience’ - Heart, Wit and a Love of Play in Danceworks’ ‘Ignite’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26362-%25E2%2580%2598a-hip-hop-dance-experience%25E2%2580%2599-heart-wit-and-a-love-of-play-in-danceworks%25E2%2580%2599-%25E2%2580%2598ignite%25E2%2580%2599.html Something of the range and quality of hip-hop dance in Milwaukee could be viewed last weekend in Danceworks’ third annual showcase, Ignite: A Hip Hop Dance Experience. Many of the show’s 13 works ]]> Dance Happening: ‘Real Time’ New Episode http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26324-dance-happening-%25E2%2580%2598real-time%25E2%2580%2599-new-episode.html The first Friday of each month brings a new episode of Real Time, the continuing, hour-long, pay-what-you-will, partly improvised aerial and modern dance performance series by Andrea Chastant Burkholder and]]> Danceworks on Tap is all ‘Heart and Sole’ - Exhilarating concert left audience delighted http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26252-danceworks-on-tap-is-all-%25E2%2580%2598heart-and-sole%25E2%2580%2599-exhilarating-concert-left-audience-delighted.html What makes tap dance so infectious? Intoxicating rhythms, of course; accessibility—it is what it is; the pleasure of watching people doing something very well; the flattery of performers who so clearly want to ]]> Reviewed: Danceworks on Tap's ‘Heart and Sole’ - Exhilarating concert left audience delighted http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26239-reviewed-danceworks-on-taps-%25E2%2580%2598heart-and-sole%25E2%2580%2599-exhilarating-concert-left-audience-delighted.html What makes tap dance so infectious? Intoxicating rhythms, of course; accessibility – it is what it is; the pleasure of watching people doing something very well; the flattery of performers who so]]> Danceworks on Tap: Heart and Sole http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26236-danceworks-on-tap-heart-and-sole.html Danceworks on Tap: Heart and Sole 7:30 p.m., Aug. 7-8; 2:30 p.m., Aug. 9  Danceworks on Tap is committed to tap as a living art form with, forgive me, untapped potential. The ongoing ch]]> Review: Danceworks’ ‘Art to Art’ - True stories, good performances marred by technical troubles http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26214-review-danceworks%25E2%2580%2599-%25E2%2580%2598art-to-art%25E2%2580%2599-true-stories-good-performances-marred-by-technical-troubles.html The opening night of Danceworks’ Art To Art was hurt by technical problems unacceptable in a showcase of multimedia experiment. The program’s noble goals deserve more care from its producers]]> Kitchendances Debuts with ‘Decimation Blues’ - Soulful dances by Mauriah Kraker and guests http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26100-kitchendances-debuts-with-%25E2%2580%2598decimation-blues%25E2%2580%2599-soulful-dances-by-mauriah-kraker-and-guests.html Milwaukee dancer and choreographer Mauriah Kraker made her debut as a producer last week with a soulful concert at The Box downtown. Titled Decimation Blues, it was serious in subject and admirably danced]]> Dance Happening: Moses(es)’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26069-dance-happening-moses%2528es%2529%25E2%2580%2599.html On Saturday, July 18 Reggie Wilson’s Fist & Heel Performance and Alverno Presents will present the site-specific dance work, Moses(es), at Lynden Sculpture Garden.]]> Dance Happening: Real Time at Danceworks Theater http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26034-dance-happening-real-time-at-danceworks-theater.html Aerial dancer Andrea Chastant Burkholder and choreographer/dancer/UW-Milwaukee dance faculty member Daniel Burkholder will host their third Real Time performance at Danceworks Studio Theatre. Dance improvisation and new works ]]> Kitchendances Debuts with ‘Decimation Blues’ - Mauriah Kraker’s new company joins Milwaukee’s dance lineup http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26035-kitchendances-debuts-with-%25E2%2580%2598decimation-blues%25E2%2580%2599-mauriah-kraker%25E2%2580%2599s-new-company-joins-milwaukee%25E2%2580%2599s-dance-lineup.html Mauriah Kraker is a sterling addition to the growing number of fine dance makers in Milwaukee. Kitchendances, her new company, will debut on July 8-9 with a program titled Decimation Blues]]> Catey Ott’s Powerful Dance Concert - Reflections on her ‘3rd eye (i)’ performance http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26036-catey-ott%25E2%2580%2599s-powerful-dance-concert-reflections-on-her-%25E2%2580%25983rd-eye-%2528i%2529%25E2%2580%2599-performance.html Choreographer Catey Ott Thompson marked the 10th anniversary of her Catey Ott Dance Collective with five new works beaded into an intellectually stimulating non-stop hour-long performance titled 3rd eye (i) ]]> Dance Happening: ‘Real Time’ Aerial and Dance Performance http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25855-dance-happening-%25E2%2580%2598real-time%25E2%2580%2599-aerial-and-dance-performance.html Aerial dancer Andrea Chastant Burkholder and her husband Daniel Burkholder, distinguished new members of the UW-Milwaukee Dance Department faculty, have instituted a new and unusual performance series to ]]> UW-Milwaukee’s ‘Summerdances’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25856-uw-milwaukee%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598summerdances%25E2%2580%2599.html Musician, poet, historian and UW-Milwaukee Music Department faculty member Martin Jack Rosenblum died in his sleep in January 2014. Last weekend, six remarkable new dances were presented to honor him in]]> Dance Happening: ‘MKE Follies’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25718-dance-happening-%25E2%2580%2598mke-follies%25E2%2580%2599.html Dance Revolution Milwaukee’s bi-monthly mini performing arts festival is back from an intermission during which the show’s cool venue, The Box, moved to street level at 311 E. Wisconsin Ave. The first]]> Dance Happening: ‘Back in Black (and purple)’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25631-dance-happening-%25E2%2580%2598back-in-black-%2528and-purple%2529%25E2%2580%2599.html Choreographer Elizabeth Johnson’s darkly comic, streetwise, sexy dances have attitude and punch. Her company, Your Mother Dances, disappeared for nearly two years. They’re back in Back in Black (and ]]> DANCE HAPPENING: ‘Hyperlocal #4: Tuning’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25581-dance-happening-%25E2%2580%2598hyperlocal-4-tuning%25E2%2580%2599.html No one knows what will happen in this entirely improvised hour of dreamy music and dance by some of Milwaukee’s most compelling and fearless performing choreographers and composers. The gracious]]> Dance Happening: Oni Dance Presents ‘Palimpsest’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25336-dance-happening-oni-dance-presents-%25E2%2580%2598palimpsest%25E2%2580%2599.html Dance Happening: Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25051-dance-happening-lily-cai-chinese-dance-company.html ]]> DANCE HAPPENING: Dance Revolution Milwaukee http://shepherdexpress.com/article-24708-dance-happening-dance-revolution-milwaukee.html On Friday, Jan. 23, Dance Revolution Milwaukee presents a new installment of its popular variety show MKE Follies at The Box, a laidback loft performance space that also offers drinks, at 628 N. Broadway in Downtown Milwaukee. This inexpensive treat, about an hour long, begins at 8 p.m.]]> DANCE HAPPENING: Alverno Presents and UW-Milwaukee http://shepherdexpress.com/article-24196-dance-happening-alverno-presents-and-uw-milwaukee.html

Five years ago, Alverno Presents generously nurtured the world premiere of choreographer Molly Shanahan’s Stamina of Curiosity by providing crucial time and space to create it. Shanahan has stayed

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DANCE HAPPENING: Danceworks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-23719-dance-happening-danceworks.html  Long the anchor of the Danceworks DanceLAB summer series of dance experiments, Danceworks on Tap enjoys upending preconceptions about tap dance. According to Artistic Director Amy Brinkman, this year’s

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Dance Happening: Milwaukee Ballet http://shepherdexpress.com/article-23247-dance-happening-milwaukee-ballet.html

This is something special. A full-length ballet of the Snow White story by choreographer Michael Pink and composer Philip Feeney, years in the making, will have its world 

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Dance Happening: Pilobolus http://shepherdexpress.com/article-23065-dance-happening-pilobolus.html  When they started in the experimental early 1970s, Pilobolus seemed less a dance company than a physical theater group—a band of graceful gymnasts who, with the

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Dance Happening: March 27 http://shepherdexpress.com/article-23009-dance-happening-march-27.html  I was introduced to stepping as a street dance form relished by the teens participating in my theater program at the Boys & Girls Clubs. Often done by teams in tight unison, the insanely rhythmic, fast-paced whole-body

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Dance Happening: LeeSaar The Company http://shepherdexpress.com/article-22827-dance-happening-leesaar-the-company.html  New York’s LeeSaar The Company comes to Milwaukee to share a production inspired by the choreographers’ six years in the Israeli military. The company is most notable for its use of Gaga

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Dance Happening: ‘Grass and Jackals’ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-22806-dance-happening-%25E2%2580%2598grass-and-jackals%25E2%2580%2599.html  New York’s LeeSaar The Company comes to Milwaukee to share a production inspired by the choreographers’ six years in the Israeli military. 

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Dance Happening: Sight Readings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-22544-dance-happening-sight-readings.html  How do we behave in an art gallery? Do we experience visual art differently than performance? What turns movement into dance? In Debra Loewen’s new site-specific performance at INOVA, a limited number

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Dance Happening: Parsons Dance http://shepherdexpress.com/article-20189-dance-happening-parsons-dance.html Choreographer David Parsons’ internationally renowned modern dance company will showcase its newest work, Round My World (2012), in an 8 p.m. concert Nov. 16 at the Wilson Center in Brookfield’s Mitchell Park.]]>