The 2019 Milwaukee Ballet Genesis competition took place this past weekend, showing the audience a new dimension of the company and giving the choreographers a new stage to show their breathtaking work.
This week, there is a perfect pairing that celebrates those artists who have never forgotten their passion, who have worked tirelessly to develop their gifts and who consistently stand out from an always-growing innovative crowd.
OnMilwaukee had the pleasure of following Lowell International Elementary School on their Mad Hot Ballroom journey.
With his persistent positive outlook on life, Gilbert has now found himself amongst some heady endeavors - from "Black Nativity" at the Marcus Center to leading the Milwaukee Bucks' Grand Dancers and more.
The return of Milwaukee Ballet's "Dracula" is not your typical haunted house, Halloween fare. It's so much better, and more sophisticated, than that. And if you're new to ballet, it's an exciting intro to complex stories communicated without words.
More than 1,000 students took to the dance floor at the BMO Harris Bradley Center for the spring Mad Hot Ballroom dance competition, showing off their best moves in salsa, tango and swing styles, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
For the umpteenth year in a row - honestly, we can't even keep track of how many years in a row at this point - the OnMilwaukee readers have voted The Mad Planet as the best place in Brew City to bust a move.
It is altogether fitting and proper that Genesis 2017 was unveiled in the breathtaking beauty of the venerable Pabst Theater, as the 120-year-old structure hosted three brilliant young choreographers heralding a healthy future for the ballet world.
For the first time ever, Cream City will host a unique dance competition featuring talented dancers of all styles from all over Milwaukee. Thanks to milwaukeejobs.com, Marcus Center of Performing Arts and Danceworks, you will get your dance fix this summer for four weeks.
Tapperz Sports Bar and Club / Truth Night Club applied for a Class B Tavern License - and a food license - for the currently vacant space at 1905 E. North Ave.
Once again the beautiful story of "The Nutcracker" will sail into Uihlein Hall for the holidays. It's a spectacular and warm show for the entire family. It's especially fun for all those little girls in black leotards who dream of being a dancer someday.
Cheryl Huffman's experience and education as a child studying the arts not only helped give her a career in dance, but also gave her a love for the arts that's stayed strong over the years. And now, in a time when many schools are having to shrink their arts offerings, Huffman would like to help pass on that experience to a new generation of kids with the Indigo Creative Arts Studio, a new arts establishment opening this month.
Watching the Milwaukee Ballet company rehearse for its "Spring Series," I was totally entranced by the soaring power of these dancers who are the focus of three distinct pieces where the dancer is at center stage, unencumbered by story or history.
TVGN, the TV Guide Network, will premiere a one-hour television special, "Entertainment Tonight Presents: The Katy Perry Experience" at 7 p.m. on Monday night.
After two weeks of teeth-gritting exercise courtesy of Mary Helen Bowers' "Ballet Beautiful" DVDs, I now see that ballet dancers are warriors on pointe.