Water Street Dance MKE
Water Street Dance Milwaukee is a multifaceted dance company that prioritizes artistry, athleticism, and creativity. Our mission is to share authentic presentations of world-class art while pushing the bounds of contemporary dance. In 2019, Water Street Dance Milwaukee was named Overture Center Rising Stars Winner recognizing the company’s talent and potential on a national level.
Now in our third season, we firmly believe that we have established ourselves as Milwaukee's premier repertory dance company, offering the most diverse pallet of dance, can adapt to fit any stage, and have something in store for all audience members!
>> Career Highlights
-Spring to Dance (St. Louis)
-Dance Chicago (Chicago)
-Battery Dance Festival (New York)
-Indiana Dance Festival (Fort Wayne)
-Columbus Arts Festival (Columbus)
-Charlotte Dance Festival (Charlotte)
-Milwaukee Fringe Festival (Milwaukee)
-Weill Center (Sheboygan)
-Overture Center (Madison)
-Marcus Center (Milwaukee)
Morgan Williams, founder + artistic director
Morgan “Mo” Williams is originally from Chicago, IL. While attending Chicago Academy for the Arts, Williams had the privilege of studying under Randy Duncan, Guillermo Leyva, and Anna Paskveska. Following Chicago Academy for the Arts, Williams received and accepted his first professional contract to dance with Dance Kaleidoscope in Indianapolis, IN at the age of 18. Following this experience, Williams pursued his professional career; performing with numerous companies, including : Momenta Dance Company, Cerqua Rivera, Joel Hall & Dancers, Chicago Dance Crash, Deeply Rooted, Eisenhower Dance & Visceral Dance Chicago.
Additionally, Williams was featured on Season 10 of “SYTYCD,” and completed said journey as an L.A.finalist in the Season 11 run of the show. Williams’ expanded performance credits round out his ever-growing career, with listings such as : Detroit Opera House’s Productions of Aida, Pearl Fishers, Carmina Burana, Mac Cosmetics, and ESPN Wisconsin Sports Awards.
In addition to his professional training and performance credits, Williams is also a consistent and committed
teacher and choreographer, having trained dancers from various studios, conventions, and workshops spanning across the United States. While simultaneously serving as Director of competitive companies with In Motion Dance Studio, Williams is the proud Director of thus Water Street Dance Milwaukee.
"All I can say is go see this remarkable troupe as soon as there's another chance… They should be seen across the country."
“…rich with raw athleticism and off-the-charts intensity…” -Milwaukee Magazine
“I laughed and cried. I wanted it to never end” - Shepherd Express
“…a mesmerizing, entertaining collection of work serving each viewer while pushing new boundaries…” –Milwaukee Courier
“…incredible, heartening dancing by the company followed, to audience cheers…” -Shepherd Express
“Morgan Williams’ choreography is so unique and expressive that I would be happy if he choreographed every show in Milwaukee.” – Milwaukee Magazine
“Williams’ choreographic style is a demanding, often dazzling blend of ballet, modern and street dance that both celebrates and challenges each dancer individually.” – Shepherd Magazine
“We were blown away by Water Street Dance Milwaukee’s transcendental artistic and off-the-chain dance moves.” - Madison Vibra
“What separates this dance company from others is their vision and boldness” - Madison Vibra
“At some point during the show you feel like you are dreaming, transcending and completely immersed with your 5 senses” - Madison Vibra
>> Basic Set-Up Needs
>> Sample Introduction
Below is a sample introduction you may use when introducing this ensemble to your audience:
"Please help us Welcome the Midwest's premier repertory dance company, WATER STREET DANCE MILWAUKEE!"
>> Pricing Information
Pricing for each act varies depending on a number of factors including: location of the event; popularity of the date; routing for each act; type of event; single or multiple day performances; length of show, etc. To get a specific and accurate quote for your event please contact our office by completing the form below or calling (612) 361-6002. We respond very quickly to answer all our clients' questions.