Marcus Center For The Performing Arts

Milwaukee’s New Dance Competition

Marcus Center hosts DanceMKE, which kicks off August 2nd. Help choose the winner!

By - Jul 29th, 2016 12:46 pm
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Dance MKE

Dance MKE

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts will host a brand new summer dance competition called DanceMKE. DanceMKE is presented as part of the Live at Peck series sponsored by and Urban Milwaukee. The competition begins beings on August 2 for three-weeks of preliminary round competition culminating in the finals on August 23.

20 groups of talented dancers from all backgrounds and disciplines will compete for nine spots in the finals. Come down and be amazed by these talented Milwaukee dancers as they compete for cash prizes and Danceworks scholarships, as well as bragging rights as the first winners of DanceMKE. There will be a little something for everyone with dance styles including: contemporary, Mexican folklore, hip-hop, American Tribal Belly Dance, lyrical, salsa, contemporary fusion, ballroom and tap.

Join the fun at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday August 2, 9, and 16 at Peck Pavilion at the Marcus Center. The public gets a chance to inform the judges’ choices by weighing in via social media each week to help their favorite dancers reach the finals. Watch and see who will be chosen to compete in the finals on Tuesday August 23 and be called the first winner of DanceMKE.

Watch Urban Milwaukee for DanceMKE video recaps highlighting the top three groups from each week of the competition.

DanceMKE is presented free as part of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts Live at Peck Pavilion Series with sponsorship by All performances are free and open to the public.

For more information on the DanceMKE schedule and all of the free Live at Peck events visit:

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