Milwaukee Ballet - The Nutcracker



527 N. 27th St., Milwaukee; Celebrating over 40 years of topical interdisciplinary performances that weave together movement, words and music with power and meaning for all ages. Interactive projects inspire, educate and entertain people throughout the community. Engaging school and youth programs address physical & mental challenges of creative problem solving and the discipline of performance. Telephone: (414) 277-8151;

Danceworks, Inc.

1661 N. Water St., Milwaukee; Serving more than 55,000 youth, adults and seniors each year. Performances, classes and outreach activities that integrate dance and other art forms and bring together diverse groups of people. Nearly 90 weekly dance and dance fitness classes for youth and adults. DanceLAB year-round experimental venue for local and national artists. Dance and arts programming at area schools and older adult programs. Telephone: (414) 277-8480;

Ko-Thi Dance Company

342 N. Water St., Milwaukee; Founded in 1969, Ko-Thi has an nternational reputation for innovative African and Caribbean dance that preserves, teaches, documents, interprets, and performs dance and music rooted in the cultures of the African Diaspora. Youth and adult studio classes. Drum Talk performances and workshops, ensemble productions and community-based events. Telephone: (414) 273-0676;

Milwaukee Ballet 

128 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee; One of the top ballet companies in the nation! Current season includes: Beauty and the Beast, Nutcracker and Push. Featured videos and performances available on demand. Telephone: (414) 902-2103;

UWM Peck School of the Arts - Dance

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts. 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee; Performances, studio workshops and new works. Students are involved with 100% of the city’s professional dance companies. Box Office: 10-6 Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays. Telephone: (414) 229-4308; Website:

Wild Space Dance Company

820 E. Knapp St., Milwaukee; Critically acclaimed company merges dance with visual art, built and natural landscapes, history and music to create emotionally charged, site-specific, collaborative performances and outreach programs that explore the human condition. Telephone: (414) 271-0307; Website: