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New Dancemakers: Inscribed in Us

December 2 - 6

Eleven engaged undergraduate choreographers show their unique vision of what dance can be for this year’s New Dancemakers: Inscribed in Us.

New Dancemakers Studio Workshop Day

December 6

Three technique, composition and/or improvisation workshops followed by matinee performance and talkback with New Dancemakers choreographers and performers.

Dance Composition I Showing

December 10

Works-in-progress from Dance Composition I classes.

African and Salsa Showing

December 10

Showcase of choreography from all African and Salsa technique class levels.

Dance Composition II Showing

December 11

Works-in-progress from Dance Composition I classes.

Intro to Dancemaking Skills Showing

December 11

Showing of works-in-progress from freshman Dance majors.

Hip Hop Showing

December 11

Showcase of student choreography from UWM Dance Hip Hop classes, plus guest organizations and crews from around the city/region.

Winterdances: Set to Reset

February 5, 2015 - February 8, 2015

Choreographic works by Simone Ferro, Luc Vanier and Darci Wutz as well as the reconstruction of Trisha Brown’s seminal work “Set and Reset” (1983) with visual design by UWM Department of Art and Design Professor Leslie Vansen.

Winterdances High School Dance Day

February 6, 2015

Partial matinee of Winterdances performance, followed by technique and composition workshops.

Winterdances Studio Workshop Day

February 7, 2015

Three technique, composition and/or improvisation workshops, dinner break, and evening performance, including Trisha Brown’s seminal work “Set and Reset” and talkback with choreographers and performers.

New Dancemakers

April 28, 2015 - May 2, 2015

Students of the Dance Department present their senior project works.

African and Salsa Showing

April 29, 2015

Showcase of choreography from all African and Salsa technique classes.

Dance Composition III Showing

May 7, 2015

Works-in-progress from Dance Composition III students.

Hip Hop Showing

May 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Showcase of student choreography from UWM Dance Hip Hop classes, plus guest organizations and crews from around the city/region.

Summerdances: Spirits & Fugitives

May 28, 2015 - May 30, 2015

Choreographic works will honor the research, poetry, music and creative works of Milwaukee’s icon and UWM Music Department faculty member Martin Jack Rosenblum.

Dance MFA Thesis Concert: Behind Stuck and Unstuck by Jennifer Glaws

June 26, 2015 - June 27, 2015

Evening-length concert as the culmination of Glaws’ research into the relationship of dance making with cognitive development.

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