Monday Night Dance Break
Monday Nights at 7 p.m. | Broadway Theatre Center 4th Floor Rehearsal Studio
Dance Break schedule:
Oct 3 - Becky Cofta
Location: 4th floor rehearsal studio in the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI. 53202.
Length: 75 minutes
Price: $15 payable online. Please note: Classes are limited to 20 people. We recommend purchasing your ticket early to get into these classes! Ticket links are below in the calendar.
All staff and participants in-person must wear masks and either show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test received within 72 hours of the class. Disposable masks will be available for use. Any participant without these two items will not be admitted and will not be refunded.
Wanyah Leon is a Milwaukee native and founder of Wolf Studios. Outside of leading his successful studio, he is a producer and photographer focusing on increasing opportunities within the Milwaukee area arts community.
Christopher DeAngelo Gilbert is a professional dancer, choreographer, and motivational speaker, who aims to promote joy and help people celebrate their unique qualities and best selves through dance.
Becky Cofta began dancing at a very early age at Young Dance Academy. She has been teaching and assisting classes in various places since high school. Theatrically, she has worked with Skylight Music Theatre, Milwaukee Opera Theatre, First Stage, All In Productions and Milwaukee Entertainment Group. Endless thanks to her family and friends for their unconditional love and support.
Stephanie Staszak is a local performer and choreographer. She has choreographed for a variety of high school and community theatres, most recently working with Greendale High School, MUHS and Racine Theatre Guild. Stephanie was also awarded Best Choreography for the song “Colors” at the 2022 ICHSA Great Lakes Quarterfinals for Germantown High School. Her main goal with choreography is to have fun and get everyone out of their shell, no matter the dance experience!
SaraLynn Evenson has performed across the US, NYC, Milwaukee and Madison and holds a BFA in music theatre, dance minor from Viterbo University. Dance was her first love, studying it from an early age through the present. SaraLynn enjoys challenging performers to become the most dynamic, confident storytellers combining dance fundamentals, historical studies and acting techniques. She loves engineering traffic and shapes on stage and is fascinated by the process of bringing individual talents together to gel as a team and create one cohesive vision.
Come ready to break down some beats, work on classic tap technique and level up from wherever you are currently! This class welcomes all skill levels and will provide you with flexible options to nail the basics or challenge yourself with more complex sounds. Taps or hard soled character/dress shoes preferred.
Tori Watson After spending more than a decade in NYC and regionally as an actor, choreographer, director, and educator of dance and fitness, Tori is thrilled to be back in her hometown of Milwaukee! Insistent on bringing the storytelling element to dance, her choreography credits include The Beggar's Group, Northern Lights Playhouse, Timber Lake Playhouse, Accompany of Kids, University School of Milwaukee, and TheatreWorks/USA, and held a residency as a choreographer for the philanthropic not for profit dance company, ALMA.
Ryan Cappleman earned 3 Footlights Awards for Outstanding Choreography right here at Skylight for his work in Hairspray, Sweeney Todd, and Pirates of Penzance. He also choreographed Skylight's production of Urinetown. As a dance teacher, some of his haunts include UW Parkside, UW Milwaukee, Danceworks, the Milwaukee Ballet, the Minnesota Conservatory of Dance Summer Intensive, the Wisconsin Dance Council, and the Virginia State Thespian Conference. At Skylight, roles include Scarecrow (Wizard of Oz), Woof (Hair), Pooh-Bah (The Hot Mikado), and four seasons of Kidswrites.