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Wild Space Dance Company Announces 2014-2015 Season

Wild Space will bring together new music and new choreography to create original work inspired by the human condition and a generous dose of wry humor.

By - Jul 17th, 2014 01:30 pm

Milwaukee, WI  (July 17, 2014)…Wild Space Dance Company’s 2014-2015 Season will celebrate Milwaukee as a source of inspiration through three season performances.  Wild Space will open with its site-specific adventure Brew City Dreams, set in the newly renovated Schlitz Park Stock-House.  In March, the company will get Carried Away to New York City at Roulette performance space.  The May finale, Reckless Wonders offers an evening of intriguing dance, featuring work by company members at the Milwaukee Rep’s Stiemke Studio.

 

2014-2015 PERFORMANCES

All performances are in Milwaukee unless noted otherwise.

 

Brew City Dreams, 8 PM, September 11-13, 2014

Schlitz Park Stock-House, 235 W. Galena Street

Premium/Pre-show Tickets: $25, includes pre-show talk with photographer Paul Bialas, author of Schlitz Brewing Art

General – DOES NOT INCLUDE PRE-SHOW TALK:  $20 adults/$15 students & seniors

Tickets On Sale August 15: 414/271-0712 or www.wildspacedance.org/perform.html

 

In September, Wild Space will transform the newly renovated Schlitz Park Stock-House into a place of discovery and community gathering, revealing the past, present and future of the historic site. With the city nightscape as a backdrop, audiences will view dance vignettes as they move through upper floors of the Stock-House.  A pre-show talk by photographer Paul Bialas, author of Schlitz Brewing Art, will offer a glimpse into the history and architecture of the Schlitz Brewery.

 

Brew City Dreams is part of Wild Space’s Neighborhood Sites initiative, and will include school outreach in conjunction with the performance. Performances and outreach programs are supported in part by grants from The Gardner Foundation, The Herzfeld Foundation and the Milwaukee Arts Board and the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin.  Special thanks to the Brewery Works.

 

Carried Away, 8 PM, March 26-27, 2015

Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Wild Space will bring together new music and new choreography to create original work inspired by the human condition and a generous dose of wry humor.  Wild Space’s annual benefit in early March will preview this special tour in Milwaukee.

 

Reckless Wonders, 8 PM, April 30-May 2, 2015

The Milwaukee Rep’s Stiemke Studio, Patty and Jay Baker Theater Complex

108 East Wells Street

Wild Space will unveil new work created by special guests, company members and Artistic Director Debra Loewen in the company’s annual show at the Stiemke.

 

Touring SITE-SPECIFIC performance

June 6, 2015

Lawrence University, 420 E. College Avenue, Appleton

As part of its ongoing residency at Lawrence University, Wild Space will offer a special site-specific performance on the LU campus.

 

Wild Space 2014-2015 performances are supported in part by UPAF, Milwaukee County CAMPAC and the Wisconsin Arts Board, with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

Led by 2011 Milwaukee Arts Board Artist of the Year Debra Loewen, Wild Space Dance Company is celebrating three decades of inventive performances and innovative outreach programs. Known for site-specific works and artistic collaborations, Wild Space takes audiences on adventures through built and natural landscapes, visual art, history and the human condition through wry humor, clever choreography and emotionally-charged dance. An affiliate of UPAF, Wild Space is a company-in-residence at Lincoln Center Middle School of the Arts in Milwaukee and Lawrence University in Appleton.  Wild Space programs are supported in part by grants from UPAF, Milwaukee County CAMPAC and the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.  For more information, call Wild Space at 414/271-0307 or email info@wildspacedance.org.

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