Selena Milewski


Selena Milewski is a staff writer and copy editor for the Shepherd Express. Her writing contributions include theater reviews, A&E feature articles, Off the Cuff interviews and articles for special issues such as the Best of Milwaukee Winners Guide. In addition to her work for the Shepherd, Selena is a local actor, performs at ComedySportz and is a member of the long-form improv troupe Good Landers. 

The Shepherd Express interviews Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Judge Rebecca Dallet and strongly encourages readers to get out and make their voices heard. more

Mar 13, 2018 4:00 PM , News Features 2 Comments

We spoke to Edwin Olvera, internationally acclaimed dancer, choreographer, instructor and longtime member of Pilobolus Dance Theatre, about his personalized training program, the Edwin Olvera Method (EOM), geared toward male Wisconsin CEOs. more

Mar 12, 2018 10:01 AM Off the Cuff

Veteran director Jim Tasse leads a student ensemble through a challenging update of Anton Checkov’s classic, The Seagull. more

Mar 5, 2018 10:23 AM Theater

Off the Cuff interviews Matt Garnaas and Dave Nelsen of The Midnite Show, a weekly after-hours, adult-oriented comedy show held at ComedySportz. more

Feb 27, 2018 12:13 PM Off the Cuff

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Photo Credit: Mark Frohna

In Tandem Theatre’s The Outgoing Tide, is effective and engaging for its use of a very specific scenario to incite universal human considerations. more

Feb 26, 2018 9:31 AM Theater


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Off the Cuff speaks with Milwaukee native Flow Johnson about his 10-month-old publication and event space, After Magazine & Gallery. more

Feb 13, 2018 4:08 PM Off the Cuff


Photo Courtesy In Tandem Theatre

Under Chris Flieller’s direction, In Tandem Theatre’s upcoming production of The Outgoing Tide will feature James Pickering as Gunner, Susan Sweeney as his wife, Peg, and Simon Provan as their son, Jack. more

Feb 13, 2018 1:32 PM A&E Feature

The Shepherd Express Spring Arts Guide 2018 features interviews with six arts professionals who received training in Milwaukee. more

Feb 12, 2018 4:09 PM , , , Spring Arts Guide 1 Comments


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In Next Act Theatre’s latest offering, Bill Cain’s Equivocation, we find an engrossing examination of 400-year-old art and politics bearing striking resemblance to our own milieu. more

Feb 6, 2018 2:24 PM Theater


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A fine ensemble of actors brings a chilling story of modern-day slavery to life at Renaissance Theaterworks. more

Jan 22, 2018 11:29 AM Theater


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The Milwaukee Rep’s staging of George Orwell’s Animal Farm is a smart, engaging tale for all times. more

Jan 15, 2018 10:47 AM Theater

We take a closer look at three additional MPS schools that go above and beyond their state-mandated curricula. more

Jan 9, 2018 5:12 PM News Features 1 Comments

First Stage takes audiences of all ages on a musically rich journey of epic adventure and redemption in The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Jan. 12-Feb. 11. more

Jan 9, 2018 1:58 PM A&E Feature

Off the Wall Theatre’s production of Joseph Kesselring’s 1941 classic Arsenic and Old Lace is a holiday delight for those with a morbid sense of humor. more

Dec 19, 2017 1:25 PM Theater

Off the Cuff with Jeremy Wolf more

Dec 19, 2017 12:40 PM Off the Cuff

UW-Milwaukee Theatre’s production of George Bernard Shaw’s Major Barbara was well executed and well-chosen for our current socio-political moment. more

Dec 12, 2017 3:28 PM Theater

This fall, Renaissance Theaterworks promoted its longtime director of development, Lisa Rasmussen, to the position of managing director. more

Dec 12, 2017 1:11 PM Off the Cuff

Though teaching has long been associated with women, higher education—specifically administration—remains dominated by men. Three recently installed female college presidents share their thoughts on the future of higher education leadership. more

Dec 5, 2017 5:16 PM , News Features 1 Comments


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Longtime Quasimondo Milwaukee Physical Theatre ensemble member Andrew Parchman makes his writing-directing debut with The Depths, a triumph of physical performance, existential questioning and stunning stage magic. more

Dec 5, 2017 3:23 PM Theater


Photo credit: Paul Ruffolo

The production supplies a realistic dose of family drama along with a liberal helping of laughs; it runs through Dec. 17 at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre. more

Nov 28, 2017 1:04 PM Theater