Photo: Tom Bamberger
2018-2019 Guest Performers
Musicians: C. Olivia Valenza
Artistic Director | Dancers
Danielle Lohuis graduated in 2015 with a BFA in Dance and a Minor in Somatics from UW-Milwaukee's Peck School of the Arts (PSOA). From Green Bay, she has been living in Milwaukee on and off since 2007. Danielle has performed for Luc Vanier, Trish Sie, Petr Zahradníček, Sarah Weber Gallo and Stephen Koplowitz. This marks Danielle’s fourth performance with Wild Space, following October’s site-specific event, Luminous, at Mitchell Park.
Maggie Seer received a BFA in Dance from PSOA in December 2016. Maggie first performed with Wild Space in 2016's Fresh Tracks. Maggie has performed with Maria Gillespie and Tim Russell’s Hyperlocal MKE, the Gina Laurenzi Dance Project, and Danceworks’ Get It Out There. She has performed the works of Maria Gillespie, Molly Shanahan, Sarah Weber Gallo, Dani Kuepper, Darci Wutz, Rachel Rugh, and Jennifer Sydor.
Nicole Spence is a PSOA BFA Dance major along with a second major in occupational studies. She has been performing with Wild Space since Fall 2016 She is currently doing a choreographic internship with Wild Space where she is allowed to create movement and research along side dancers. Her choreographic career is just beginning with her first work performed in UWM Dance Department shows New Dancemakers and Springdances.
Jimmi Renae Wyneth recently graduated from PSOA with a BFA in dance. At PSOA, she choreographed work for New Dancemakers and performed in choreography by Dani
Kuepper, Maria Gillespie, Daniel Burkholder and visiting artist Aprili Sellars. In addition,
she participated in Gillespie’s Hyperlocal improvisational performances. She joined
Wild Space in August for Artifacts, a site-specific performance in Riverwest, where she and
three dwarf goats created a unique pastorale.
Daniel Schuchart is an interdisciplinary artist and teacher and a 2016 Dance New Work Award at PSOA. He creates and produces work in collaboration with Monica Rodero and their work has been presented throughout the US, including California, Montana, Minneapolis, Seattle and New York City. Schuchart earned BFA degrees in Dance and Painting/Drawing from PSOA and an MFA in Choreography from UC-Riverside. For the past 15 years, he has worked with Wild Space as a company member, choreographer, and recently as Associate Artistic Director. Dan has taught at Lawrence University, UCR, UWM, UW-Whitewater, Milwaukee Ballet, and the American College Dance Festival.