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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

LA BOUTIQUE

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

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

SEE WHERE WE DANCE!

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

2605 South Stoughton Road

Madison WI 53716

Phone (608) 221-4535

mononaacademyofdance@gmail.com

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:  

Saturday November 17, 2108

12:00 - 3:00 Fund raising pick up 

11:45 - 1:30 Help Fund raising Leslie Szymborski and Erin Hensgen

1:15 - 3:15 Help fund raising - ??? and ????

Ironing 2:00 - 3:30 Tonia Rowe; 3:30 - 5:00 Angela Aron and Laura Hartman

2:00 - 3:00 Snow

3:30 - 5:00 Angels, Spanish, Bon Bons, Arabian, Chinese, Marzipan, Russian, Watlz, Clara and Prince. 

** Act II now rehearses on Saturdays.  This includes Bon Bons, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Angels, Arabian, Clara, Prince.

Sunday, November 18, 2018                                            

12:00 - 1:00 Roger, Mark, Nick, Amirah and Emerald

Ironing 1:00 - 2:30 Melissa Wayland and Lisa Meza

1:00 – 2:30 Party Scene (Adults, Party Girls/Boys, Drosselmeyer and Nephew), Soldier and Dolls

2:30 - 3:30 Ironing Jana Uhler, Amy Campbell, Nicole Stark and Lisa Marostica.

2:30 – 3:30 Battle Scene:  Soldiers, Mice, Nutcracker, Clara, Drosselmeyer and Mouse King)     

Saturday November 24, 2018

2:00 - 3:00 Snow

3:30 - 5:00 Angels, Spanish, Bon Bons, Arabian, Chinese, Marizpan,  Russian, Waltz, Clara and Prince.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

1:00 – 2:30 Party Scene (Adults, Party Girls/Boys, Drosselmeyer and Nephew), Soldier and Dolls

2:30 – 3:30 Battle Scene:  Soldiers, Mice, Nutcracker, Clara, Drosselmeyer and Mouse King)        

Book Fair is 10am – 8pm.

11:00 am show.  Arrive by 10:10 am.  Store opens at 10:00 am.

Clara - Amirah, Fritz-Salvadore, Party Girls and Boys Reese, Lily, Ella G. and Emma W., Dolls-Liam/Sydney, Nutcracker-Hunter, Prince-Karina, Chinese-Kensi, Marzipan-Sydney and Sugar Plum Liza

4:30 pm show.  Head over right after rehearsal.  If not in the battle scene please arrive by 2:30 pm.

Clara-Emerald, Fritz-Salvadore, Party Girls and Boys-Jocelynn R., Naomi B., Lila M., Deanna Feil and ?, Nutcracker-Hunter, Prince-Karina, Chinese-Reese, Marispan-Sarah and Sugar Plum Liza.

Saturday December 1, 2018

Perform at American Family for their familes.  Meet at the studio at 8:15 or check into the Atrium and 8:45.

Clara Emerald and Amirah, Party Girls/Boys Naomi B., Lily M., Emma W and Claire L., Dolls Hunter/Liza and Liam/Sarah, Prince-Karina, Chinese-Kensi, Marzipan-Sarah, Russian-Liam, Sugar Plum-Liza and Nutcracker Hunter.

2:00 - 3:00 Snow

3:30 - 5:00 Angels, Spanish, Bon Bons, Arabian, Chinese, Marzipan, Russian, Waltz, Clara and Prince

Sunday, December 2, 2018

1:00 – 2:30 Party Scene (Adults, Party Girls/Boys, Drosselmeyer and Nephew), Soldier and Dolls

2:30 – 3:30 Battle Scene:  Soldiers, Mice, Nutcracker, Clara, Drosselmeyer and Mouse King)        

Saturday December 8, 2018

2:00 - 5:00 Full Cast Run

2:00 - 3:30 Act I (Party Scene and Battle)

3:45 - 5:00 Act II (Bon Bons, Snow, Waltz, Carla, Prince, Chinese, Marzipan, Russian, Angels, Spanish and Arabian.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

1:00 pm  and 3:00 pm.  Waisman Center Performance featuring:  Party Girls/Boys, Newphew, Soldiers, Soldier Dolls, Perqout and Pirouette, Clara, Marzipan, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Nutrcarcker and a Sugar Plum Fairy.

Abbreviated performance.  Bon Bons , Mice, Adults, Snow, Waltz and Angels do not perform.

Waisman located at 1500 Highland AVE, Madison

Call is 12:00 pm. (Means you have arrived.  Arrive at 12!)

Thursday, December 13, 2018

5:00 pm Call for Dress Rehearsal - Wisconsin Union Theater - Shannon Hall 

PLEASE NOTE CALL IS 5:00PM.  BACK STAGE DOORS WILL NOT OPEN PRIOR TO 4:50PM!!!!!  Dancers should be escorted to the check in table.  Details to follow.  We will have security to check them in back stage.  They also need to be checked out by a parent or security needs a name at drop off of an ok pick up adult.  Driving dancers can check themselves out.

Friday, December 14, 2018

5:00 pm  Call for Dress Rehearsal

 Wisconsin Union Theater – Shannon Hall

PLEASE NOTE CALL IS 5:00PM.  BACK STAGE DOORS WILL NOT OPEN PRIOR TO 4:50PM!!!!!  Dancers should be escorted to the check in table.  Details to follow.  We will have security to check them in back stage.  They also need to be checked out by a parent or security needs a name at drop off of an ok pick up adult.  Driving dancers can check themselves out.

Saturday December 15, 2018

12:00 pm Call for 2:00 pm performance

5:30 pm Call for 7:30 pm performance

Cast party immediately following 7:30 pm show.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

12:00 pm Call for 2:00 pm performance

 

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.