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UWM Dance | joyUS justUS

joyUS justUS

February 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The UWM Department of Dance is pleased to invite you to a sneak preview of joyUS justUS, directed by Ana Maria Alvarez, set on our students by Contra-Tiempo-Urban Latin Dance Theatre.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Sang-Mi Yoo

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Korean-born, Sang-Mi Yoo’s print media and installations obscure the distinction between perception and reality, past and present, revealing the contradictions of our fixed ways of seeing everyday life and values.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 30, 2018

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.

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UWM ‘Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

UWM Symphony Orchestra will perform "The Concerto Competition Winners' Concert". The featured soloists will be the winner(s) of the annual UWM concerto competition.

Radical Jewelry Makeover Kick Off

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Union Art Gallery and the Jewelry and Metalsmithing program host a one day symposium features speakers and serves as an official start of the project, which will culminate in an exhibition involving multiple UW programs at the Union Art Gallery April 13-May 11, 2018.

Wind Ensemble Chamber Music Graduate Recital

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Graduate conducting student Caroline Ray conducts works by Charles Gounod, Gordon Jacob and Gaetano Donizetti.

World Golden Memories International Tour

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This diverse production showcases famous world music of the 19th and 20th centuries in one beautiful, moving performance.

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ICM concert #3: UWM Celebrates Black History Month

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The UWM graduate students of the Leonard Sorkin Institute will perform a concert celebrating Black History Month.

UWM Youth Wind Ensemble & Percussion program: Concert #3

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The UWM Youth Wind Ensemble & Percussion program and students from the UWM Middle School Honor Bands Festival present a joint concert celebrating youth in music.

From the Archives: Imagined Spaces: The Fantastic Forms of Animation

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Colors, lines, symbols, and characters unfurl and transform through uncharted worlds. From shapes that dance like visual poetry to collages of mystical metamorphosing images, this selection groups fantastic frame-by-frame animations of diverse and inventive techniques.

Stupid F**king Bird

February 28 - March 4

A very funny, irreverent retelling of Chekhov’s “The Seagull,” by award-winning playwright Aaron Posner.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Shane Walsh

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

By considering technology, 90’s underground youth culture, and art history, Walsh works to re-construct an image of abstraction that feels appropriate to his time and place.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 30, 2018

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.

Rising Stars: Voice Benefit Concert

March 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Showcasing emerging professional vocalists soprano Kathryn Henry and tenor Jacob Baker, both recent graduates of the UWM Peck School of the Arts Voice Program.

UWM Choral Invitational

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Three of the finest area high school choirs join the UWM Concert Chorale for an afternoon of clinics and collaborative music-making culminating in a concert featuring all four choirs.

12 Ophelias

March 7 - March 11

Ophelia rises from her watery grave and finds herself reunited with Hamlet in a hard-knocks Appalachian community.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kyoung Ae Cho

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Cho has been exhibiting her work extensively in various venues nationally and internationally and is the recipient of numerous awards.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 30, 2018

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.

Men’s and Women’s Choir Concert

March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The UWM Men's, Women's, and Chamber Choirs present an evening of choral music from a variety of styles and time periods.

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Chamber Music Milwaukee: “Brahmsian Jewels”

March 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Chamber Music Milwaukee presents “Brahmsian Jewels,” featuring works by German composer Johannes Brahms.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Lori Talcott

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Talcott's work projects explore the role of jewelry as a rhetorical device, and in this capacity, how it functions as an agent in rituals that negotiate social, temporal, and spiritual boundaries.

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Kithara Duo Classical Guitar Concert

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Texas-based Kithara Duo (featuring composer Olga Amelkina-Vera and Fernand Vera) will be hosting their first performance at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Sensoria | Electric-Acoustic Music Center

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Sensoria presents University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Electric-Acoustic Music Center, featuring new works by Composition & Technology faculty Kevin Schlei and Amanda Schoofs. The series is composed of six curated events throughout the academic calendar year at UWM PSOA.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 30, 2018

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.

String Academy of Wisconsin Spring Concert

March 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

String Academy of Wisconsin will present its Spring Group Concert. All Academy students (ages 4-18) will perform. Repertoire includes works by Vivaldi, Brahms, Copland, besides international folk tunes and fiddle selections.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 30, 2018

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.

Clarinet Trade Show

March 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

View, feel and play new clarinet models, mouthpieces, reeds, and ligatures, by participating vendors, including Moba, Backun, Selmer and Vandoren.

Clarinet Masterclass with Ricardo Morales

March 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

UW-Milwaukee Clarinet Studio masterclass led by Philadelphia Orchestra principal clarinetist, Ricardo Morales.

From the Archives: A Differing Language

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Experimental Tuesdays at the Union Cinema presents...
From the Archives: A Differing Language

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Meg Mitchell

March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Meg Mitchell has shown her work in numerous group and solo exhibitions, at venues such as the Atlantic Center for the Arts, Conner Contemporary, the DC Art Center, the Museum of Applied Art (MAK) in Vienna and the International Waldkunst Zentrum in Germany.

An Evening with Ricardo Morales, Clarinet Virtuoso

March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Ricardo Morales, principal clarinetist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, returns to Milwaukee for an intimate performance alongside Todd Levy, Katherine Kohler, and Jeannie Yu.

The Breaking Ring

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - March 30 @ 7:30 pm

In The Breaking Ring, performers take a deep dive into physical listening and visceral decision-making, operating with heightened attending, merging sensing and thinking to create kinetic dialogue.

Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band: Concerto Winners Perform!

March 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

UWM's Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band present a concert featuring the winners of the annual concerto competition.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 30, 2018

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Susie Ganch

April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ganch's most recent solo exhibitions include TIED at Richmond Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA and Land and Sea at Sienna Patti Contemporary.

Calum Graham

MKE Unplugged: Calum Graham

April 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Come enjoy the wonderful talents of the young Calum Graham. Recently named one of the top 30 guitarists in the world under 30 by Acoustic Guitar Magazine. This free concert will be fun for all ages.

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“Dying loudly: Opera isn’t dying…but we are!”

April 6 - April 7

Students of the UWM Opera Theatre program will perform Italian opera scenes highlighting death and the art of fighting. Staged and directed by UWM faculty and Milwaukee Opera Theatre artists.

2018 Sculpture Exhibition

April 6 - April 22

Featuring works by students enrolled in sculpture courses during the 2017/2018 academic year at UWM.

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Metals!18 Annual Juried Student Exhibition

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - April 22 @ 8:00 pm

Peck School of the Arts' Department of Art & Design presents: Metals!18, a juried exhibition of student work in jewelry and metalsmithing.

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UWM Symphony Orchestra “Pictures at an Exhibition, Levy and Lasareff-Mironoff”

April 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

UWM Symphony will perform a concert featuring UWM's own, Todd Levy, principal clarinetist of Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Claudia Lasereff-Mironoff, Viola faculty member performing Bruch Concerto for Clarinet and Viola.

Tuba Euphonium Studio Recital

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A recital presented by the Tuba and Euphonium studio

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Greg Martens

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Gregory Martens shakes off the pressure to conform, tapping into his early joy of drawing, and filling his prints, artists books, and drawings with the absurd, the demonic, the historical, the political, and cool cars.

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Shin-ichi Fukuda Classical Guitar Concert

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Japanese classical guitarist, Shin-ichi Fukuda will host first performance at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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UWM Horn Festival

April 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

The student organization, Horn Club, will be hosting masterclasses and workshops with Associate Professor of Horn, Greg Flint. There will also be the opportunity to play in a large horn choir and perform a concert at the end of the event.

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Kenilworth Open Studios

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Peck School faculty and graduate studio doors open, inviting the community in to watch live art in the making. Experience four hours of art exhibitions & film screenings; live performances; demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages.

Sensoria | Ann Yi

April 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Contemporary pianist Ann Yi premieres new works for piano and electronics, created for her by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Composition & Technology faculty and advanced graduate student composers.

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Music by the Light of the Stars

April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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In this collaborative event, science and the arts meet in an informative and entertaining journey through time and space. The UWM Collegium Musicum, directed by Tim Sterner Miller, will perform early music from the Middle Ages and Renaissance on period instruments (including lutes, recorders, and viols) and UWM Planetarium director Jean Creighton will provide a guided tour of stars and constellations in the spring sky. $5

Science and the arts meet in this collaborative event for an informative and entertaining journey through time and space.

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Chamber Music Milwaukee: “Spring Colors”

April 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Chamber Music Milwaukee presents its the fourth and final concert of the 2017-18 season featuring Ensemble Nouvelle Époque.

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Wagner, Verdi, and Barber: Mini and Grand

April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Soprano Tanya Kruse and Pianist Janna Ernst collaborate in a program that includes Wagner's "Wesendonck Lieder" and art songs by Verdi and Barber.

Book of Days

April 18 - April 22

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lanford Wilson compels us to examine the cultural ideals of small town life.

Milwaukee Composer’s Collective

April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Music Composition & Technology students present a diverse recital of newly composed chamber and electroacoustic music.

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Piano Festival – The Art of Teaching: Inspiring Improvisation

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join UWM piano faculty member Peggy Otwell and renowned guest artist and author of Creative Chords, Bradley Sowash, for an engaging afternoon of free workshops devoted to the Art of Teaching: Inspiring Improvisation.

Concert Chorale at the Mt. Carmel 75th Anniversary Concert Series

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

UWM's premier choral ensemble presents an evening of choral music as a part of Mt. Carmel's 75th anniversary concert series.

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University Community Orchestra Spring Concert

April 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The UWM University Community Orchestra, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoires.

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UWM Classical Guitar Studio Recital

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee presents classical guitar studio recital solo performances.

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UWM Friends of the MSO: Yaniv Dinur

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

MSO Associate Conductor Yaniv Dinur will discuss the MSO concerts to be presented April 27 and 28, featuring Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony, and cellist Truls Mørk performing Prokofiev’s Sinfonia Concertante.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Josh MacPhee

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Josh MacPhee is a designer, artist, archivist, and a founding member of both the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative and Interference Archive.

Alloy Horn Quartet

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Alloy Horn Quartet will be presenting a full recital at UWM

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Springdances

April 26 - April 29

Joy, heritage, and memory will be embodied in Springdances. Bringing together new works by Dance alumni Dani Kuepper and Kym McDaniel, as well as the introduction of community artist Dawn Springer and LA based dance activist Ana Maria Alvarez.

MFA Exhibition Opening Reception and Panel Presentation

April 27 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Graduate Studies in Art and Design MFA candidates Opening thesis exhibition

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Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band: Lindsay Kesselman sings Mr. Tambourine Man

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band, alongside acclaimed soprano Lindsay Kesselman, perform Pulitzer Prize winning composer John Corigliano's Mr Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan.

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Rados Malidzan Classical Guitar Concert

April 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Montenegrin classical guitarist Rados Malidzan will be having their first concert at University Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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ICM concert #4: A Tribute to Fine Arts Quartet

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The UWM graduate students of the Leonard Sorkin Institute will perform a concert from the repertoire of the Fine Arts Quartet.

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UWM Classical Guitar Chamber Music Recital

May 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee classical guitar studio chamber of music recital will be featuring duos, trios, ensembles, guitar and other instruments.

9 to 5 the musical

May 2 - May 6

Three female office workers plot revenge against their “sexist-egotistical-lying-hypocritical-bigot” boss.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Plug-in Studio

May 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Plug-In Studio (Steve Ciampaglia + Kerry Richardson) is a socially engaged new media art collective that collaborates with adults and youth in diverse Chicago communities.

Spring 2018 BFA Exhibition and BA Project Session

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 12, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 18, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on May 19, 2018 at 11:00am

The UWM Department of Art & Design presents its biannual exhibition showcasing the work of its graduating Bachelor of Fine Art (studio) students and projects by the Bachelor of Art students.

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DVC BFA: Senior Design Capstone Showcase

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - May 10 @ 9:00 pm

The seniors in the Design & Visual Communication program at UWM will be showcasing their work from the spring semester.

UWM Symphony Orchestra Season Finale “Made in America”

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

UWM Symphony Orchestra's season finale concert will have music by American Composers. Joan Tower's Made in America, John Adam's Short Ride in a fast machine, and Copland's Lincoln Portrait, will be the highlight of the concert.

Spring 2018 BFA Exhibition and BA Project Session

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 5, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 12, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 18, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on May 19, 2018 at 11:00am

The UWM Department of Art & Design presents its biannual exhibition showcasing the work of its graduating Bachelor of Fine Art (studio) students and projects by the Bachelor of Art students.

Choral Collage Concert

May 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Concert Chorale, Women's Choir, Men's Choir, and Chamber Choir present their final concert of the 2017-2018 school year featuring choral music from a variety of styles and time periods.

UWM Youth Wind Ensemble & Percussion program: Concert #4

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The "UWAY" program celebrates its 35th season with a program featuring a performance by the winner(s) of the annual UWAY Concerto Competition.

Experimental Improvisation

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Experimental Improvisation presents an evening length concert of freely improvised music.

UWM Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Annual spring concert as performed by the UWM Percussion Ensemble. Program TBD.

Spring 2018 BFA Exhibition and BA Project Session

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 5, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 12, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 18, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on May 19, 2018 at 11:00am

The UWM Department of Art & Design presents its biannual exhibition showcasing the work of its graduating Bachelor of Fine Art (studio) students and projects by the Bachelor of Art students.

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UWM Jazz Ensemble Concert

May 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

End of the semester jazz concert featuring the youth jazz ensemble and the UW-Milwaukee jazz ensemble.

Electro-Acoustic Music Center (EAMC) Salon #43

May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Electro-Acoustic Music Center presents an end-of-semester salon concert, featuring new projects in electroacoustic music and music technology.

MFA Exhibition and Closing Reception

May 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Graduate Studies in Art and Design MFA candidates celebrate the closing of their thesis

Spring 2018 BFA Exhibition and BA Project Session

May 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 5, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 12, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 18, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on May 19, 2018 at 11:00am

The UWM Department of Art & Design presents its biannual exhibition showcasing the work of its graduating Bachelor of Fine Art (studio) students and projects by the Bachelor of Art students.

Spring 2018 BFA Exhibition and BA Project Session

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 5, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 12, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 18, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on May 19, 2018 at 11:00am

The UWM Department of Art & Design presents its biannual exhibition showcasing the work of its graduating Bachelor of Fine Art (studio) students and projects by the Bachelor of Art students.

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Summer Animation Camp

June 18 - June 22

Join our Department of Film, Video, Animation & New Genres for a week-long Animation camp! This comprehensive experience will include workshops on Character Design, Storyboarding, Drawn Animation, and Stop Motion Animation.

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Summer Film Camp

June 25 - June 29

Join our Department of Film, Video, Animation & New Genres for a week-long Film Production day camp! This comprehensive experience will include workshops on Storytelling & Screenwriting, Cinematography & Lighting, as well as Post Production & Editing.

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Dancemakers

July 20 - July 21

Every year we welcome a wonderfully eclectic and talented group of nationally and internationally recognized dancers and choreographers from around the world to Milwaukee to participate in our graduate Dance MFA program.

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University Community Orchestra Concert

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

University Community Orchestra, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoires.

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