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Formerly known as SueMo Dance, and based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Morgan Williams` Water Street Dance Milwaukee has been a dominant force in the Milwaukee arts scene and the greater Midwest dance community, and only continues to excel further under the company`s new vision. While maintaining a homebase in the Midwest, the company has expanded its reach nationally to major cities, touring within the past year to San Francisco, CA; New York City, NY; Chicago, IL; Columbus, OH; and St. Louis, MO. Committed to understanding and exploring all aspects of concert dance, the company places an emphasis on the creative process and producing dynamic and unique contemporary works that are both expressive and entertaining.

Repertory Program:

ReBirth of Serenity (2018)

Choreography: Morgan Williams

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This work opens with a stylized jazz section, followed by both a visceral and athletic second section. A combination of physical strength, technical ability, and artistic versatility, ReBirth of Serenity is a powerful piece for dancers and audiences alike.

Weight (2018)
Choreography: Kam N. Saunders
Opening with an adagio highlighting pas de deux work, this piece evolves into a hard-hitting work featuring both technical elements and musical finesse. While the first section highlights the technical prowess of the main couple, the second showcases the power of the ensemble.

Secrets Within (2019)
Choreography: Morgan Williams
A thought-provoking work featuring four dancers, Secrets Within truly breaks the status quo barriers of contemporary concert dance: pas de deux work on walls, whispering as part of the choreography, and a remarkable vulnerability from the performers. This work explores both the relationships we hold with other people and with ourselves: a universal experience.

Siren (2020)
Choreography: Luis Vasquez
Siren opens with a partnering section between two female dancers, evolving into more partner work, a trio, and multiple ensemble sections. The choreography explores the interactions we have with other people, ranging from the delicate touch to the riskier weight-bearing moments. Saturated with underlying ballet technique, Siren is an eloquent work of concert dance.

Action, Re Action, & Words (2019)
Choreography: Morgan Williams
This solo features a call and response conversation with the drummer and poet who is onstage with the dancer. Showcasing multiple forms of art, this solo is performed by a male company artist-mixing contemporary and hip hop to bring audiences a fresh take on concert dance.

Imagery Portrayed (2019)
Choreography: Morgan Williams
Featuring digital art projected behind the dancers, Imagery Portrayed is like nothing audiences have seen before. Combining contemporary choreography fused with hints of African, this piece weaves dance sections with virtual art and film-at times happening independently, while at others coexisting to create a work sure to stimulate the senses.

Bon Iver Suites (2019)

Choreography: Morgan Williams

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Featuring only the music of Bon Iver, this work is composed of several smaller, independent works that fuse together to create this emotional set. From soft phrases to robust pas de deux and ensemble work, Bon Iver Suites is as versatile as it is expressive.

Full Evening Programs:

Music Suites
Music Suites combines both athletic and emotional choreography to create a unique, expressive work of concert dance. Music Suites is an intimate and relatable work that is sure to create an emotional connection and response in audience members of all backgrounds.

Live! explores various states of the human condition, inclusive to individual experiences and those occurring in relationships. Live! is composed of three separate works: Broken Chord; Action, Re Action & Words; and Beginning with an End, ensuring a comprehensive and unique concert dance experience for audience members.

Symbiosis is a multi-media performance that combines powerful choreography with dynamic stage elements to produce an exciting and strong work of concert dance. Symbiosis features four separate sections and is a movement-based work of concert dance bound to stimulate the senses.

Purple Veins
Purple Veins is a lively and energetic performance, incorporating a range of stylistic and staging elements. Featuring the music of Prince, Purple Veins is a stimulating, exciting, and entertaining production for all.


Water Street offers an exciting, athletic and educational dance presentation. Students learn about the dance profession and choreography. This includes learning about different styles of dance, why people dance, the elements of choreography, and the lifestyle of a dancer. Through fun and interactive audience participation, entertaining dances and informative narration, our Water St. Youth Co. dancers inspire students to learn, create, and enjoy dance.

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