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 https://youtu.be/dgF4Wke_wRo  Wisconsin Family gets an update on Peter Rabbit and Regional Dance America.

https://youtu.be/L_LE3b24Fss  Wisconsin Family gets an update on New Works and learns more about Nutcracker.

https://youtu.be/h5dwa5Z-_yk  Learn about what is Dance Wisconsin and how is it different.  We are a non profit 501(c)3 company dedicated to helping dancers learn about what it is like to be in a professional company.  Focus is on performance!

https://youtu. be/QZ7P4kSRa6U  Wisconsin Family visits our new studio 8-18-17

https://youtu.be/-pwwoC85asM  Ms. Jo Jean discussion Dance Wisconsin and MAD on Wisconsin Family

https://youtu.be/490e_eGOrlY  Dance Wisconsin on Girl Talk.  :) On WI57

Dance Wisconsin on Wisconsin Family :) https://youtu.be/zHqpN0Rs19o 

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Contact Information:

Artistic Director: Jo Jean Retrum

Phone:  608-221-4535

Email:  dancewisconsin@gmail.com


The official store of Dance Wisconsin.  Located at 2605 South Stoughton Road Madison 53716

Summer Hours:  Monday - Thursday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm 


Visit the site for our home studio, Monona Academy of Dance.

2605 South Stoughton Road

Madison WI 53716

Phone (608) 221-4535


The official hotel of Dance Wisconsin is the Holiday Inn at the American Center.  Located at 5109 West Terrace Drive, Madison Wisconsin.  Phone:  608-249-4220.  Website: www.holidayinn.com/madisonwi. Follow them on  Facebook here.

The official florist of Dance Wisconsin is Prairie Flowers and Gift.  Visit them at 245 East Main Street, Sun Prairie Wisconsin.  Website: http://www.flowerssunprairie.com Phone:  608-837-3830.  Follow them on Facebook here.

The official movers of Dance Wisconsin is Gorilla Movers of Wisconsin.  Visit them at http://gorillamoversofwi.com/.  They are also on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/gorillamoversofwi/?fref=ts.  Their phone is 608-417-9617.

Dance Wisconsin is a 501(c)3 corporation.

Dance Wisconsin does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender expression, age, martital status, sexual orientation, national orgin (ancestry), military status or religion (creed).

Rehearsal Schedule:  

Thursday September 13, 2018

Class 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Saturday September 15, 2018

New Works Rehearsal 11:00 - 4:00 pm.

Thursday September 20, 2018

Class 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Saturday September 22, 2018

New Work Rehearal 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Thursday September 27, 2018

Class 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Saturday September 29, 2018

New Works Rehearsal 1:00 - 4:00


Thursday October 4, 2018

Dress Rehearsal at Mitby Theater 1701 Wright Street Madison WI 53704 Call is 5:00 pm

Friday October 5, 2018

Dress Rehearsal at Mitby Theater 1701 Wright Street Madision WI 53704 Call is 5:00 pm

Saturday October 6, 2018

Performance - Call is 3:00 pm - Class with Milwaukee Ballet II Dancers 4:00 pm

Dress Code

Female dancers must wear red leotards for Dance Wisconsin classes. Pink tights and pink ballet slippers are to be worn in ballet class. Jazz shoes for jazz class. Wrap skirts may be worn if they match the leotard color. No bulky warm-ups or sweats in class. Male dancers should wear well-fitting white t-shirt or tank top, dance belt, black tights or leggings, and black ballet slippers, or jazz shoes for Jazz class. No bulky warm-ups or sweats in class.

For all dancers: Hair must be up and secured in a bun if long enough. If hair is not long enough for a bun, hair must be tightly secured up away from the face, eyes, and neck. Please, no ponytails. Barrettes are not enough by themselves. Absolutely no jewelry in class.

Studio Rules

Chewing gum, eating, and/or drinking are not allowed in the studio. Students are expected to arrive to class on time, and will not be allowed to participate in class if they are more than 10 minutes late (due to risk of injury from missing warm-up). Quiet must be maintained in the halls and dressing rooms while classes are in session. DW reserves the right to eject, suspend, or dismiss any student whose attitude, attendance, or behavior is disruptive, distracting, or otherwise unsatisfactory. Students may not leave class or the studio facility early without permission or instructor notification.