Recent Dance Concerts
Sensoria | Caught Up in the Moment
Eclectic music and experimental sounds by composer/ performers mingled and migrated with impromptu movement invented by dancers and choreographers. Audiences got caught up in the moment at the UWM Peck School of the Arts with faculty, students, and special guests for this one night interdisciplinary performance, featuring: Amanda Schoofs (voice/electronics), Tim Russell (percussion/ electronics), Nick Zoulek (saxophones), Debra Loewen (choreography), and Wild Space Dance Company. The evening includedperformances by UWM's gifted student collaborators, including: Nicole Spence (dance), and C. Olivia Valenza (clarinet/electronics), among others.
“Movement and sound were inexorably bound together in this improvisational 75-minute performance.”
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Song from the Uproar
Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Wild Space Dance Company presented the Milwaukee premiere of Missy Mazzoli’s Song from the Uproar, drawn from the journals of Swiss adventurer Isabelle Eberhardt (1877-1904). Through poetic vignettes, expressive dance and a shimmering score, Song from the Uproar honored a woman of indomitable spirit who forged a remarkable life. Featurng Colleen Moore as Isabelle Eberhardt.
“Ponasik stage directed and Loewen choreographed...each bringing their special brands of magical thinking to the task...This production is the kind of thing that Milwaukee needs more of."
All About LIfe
In this exhilarating tangle of full-bodied dance and clever wordplay, the company encountered love, loss, barking lessons, and all that life has to offer.
Witty, insightful and dramatically charged, All About Life was created by Artistic Director Debra Loewen in collaboration with Wild Space
Artistic Affiliates Mauriah Kraker, Monica Rodero and Dan Schuchart.
"...the feeling you get watching Wild Space Dance Company will make you want to grasp the hand of the stranger next to you and simply say, ‘this is so good.”
- Urban Milwaukee Dial