In the second year, over 450 local dancers performed to nearly 4000 dedicated dance lovers throughout the four-week competition. This year we are looking for even more dancers to wow our audience and join in on the fun!
DanceMKE 2018 is a four-week dance competition featuring Milwaukee dance artists from ANY discipline. Selected performance groups will battle it out over three consecutive weeks starting July 31. A panel of local dance experts will select the top three groups from each week to advance to the finals on August 21.
2018 Performer Schedule:
July 31: Revamped Dance Co., Tamarind Tribal Belly Dance, SueMo Dance Co., Voltage Dance Crew, Fusion Dance Collective, Bella Via Dance Studio
August 7: Cultural Institute of Dance, SueMo II, Next Step Dance Studio, Nicholas Lagrone, Young Dance Academy (JAZZ)
August 14: Studio One Dance Company, All the Above Dance Academy, Salsabrositas, Young Dance Academy (TAP), Origins
August 21 – FINALS!: Bella Via Dance Studio, Next Step Dance Studio, Cultural Institute of Dance, Tamarind Tribal Belly Dance, Young Dance Academy (JAZZ), SueMo Dance Co., Salsabrositas, Origins, Young Dance Academy (TAP)
o Open to dancers age 9 and older (choreographers at least 16+)
o ANY style of dance is accepted
o Solos, duos, or groups (20 max) are allowed
o Dance selections must be a minimum of 3 ½ minutes and not greater than 6 minutes
1ST PLACE - $1000 2ND PLACE - $650 3RD PLACE - $350
Top three performers selected at the finals receive a trophy!
Every performer receives a DanceMKE 2018 shirt!
Start: Jul. 31, 2018
End: Aug. 21, 2018