Performance Calendar

2021 Performance Season

Hyperlocal MKE #25 & 26 – GATHERING as EXPERIENCE

Both of these performances are Free.

       Thursday  SEPTEMBER 2, 2021  6:00-7:00pm 
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2021   2:00-3:00pm 
       Milwaukee Art Museum lakeside
       700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Performers:  Paul Westfahl, Andy Miller, Devin Drobka, Bony Benavides, Barry Paul Clark
Tisiphani Mayfield, Cuauhtli Ramirez Castro, Tori Isaac, Ida Lucchesi, Maria Gillespie, YNOT, Mair Culbreth, Dan Schuchart

Hyperlocal MKE #24 – M O V I N G  A R C H I V E S

Saturday JUNE 26, 2021   2:00-3:00pm CENTRAL 
       Milwaukee Art Museum lakeside
       700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202
       free performance
Open Rehearsals for this event are Thursday 6/17 and 6/24, 6-7:30pm “DATE NIGHT” outdoors at MAM. 
Stop by to watch and listen to archives progressing real-time in these jam sessions where we try out our scores.
– A welcomed spillage of the accumulation of historical records, artists as primary sources, and experience as      unpublished evidence of cultural value
– Commemoration of presence and ritual, honoring traditions by situating them in the present
– Installing nostalgia with responsiveness through intervention of moving, sounding bodies that re-route artifacts into experience.
– Performance as a mechanisms for positionality to unite with empathy
Performers: Composers: Bony Benavides, Paul Westfahl, YNOT, David Collins, Pat Reinholz, Kiran Vedula
Choreographers: Maria Gillespie, Tisiphani Mayfield, YNOT, Mair Culbreth, Joelle Worm, Dan Schuchart, Karlies Kelley

Hyperlocal MKE Jam Open Rehearsal, Thursday, June 17, 6–7:30 p.m. and Thursday June 24, 6-7:30pm

  • Bask in the outdoor ambiance as Hyperlocal MKE infuses Lakeside at MAM with energy. Dancers and Musicians will fill the Cafe Calatrava terrace with movement and music. Bring your picnic blanket and find a comfortable spot on the grass to see this live artistic collaboration.   *Weather permitting

2020 Performance Season

Hyperlocal MKE #22 – N E X U S

Sunday February 23, 2020 – 4pm
       Kenilworth Square East – Jan Serr Studio
         2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 
       Admission: Suggested Donation: $8 students/seniors, $10 general  

a connection or series of connections linking two or more things
an important connection between the parts of a system or a group

Performances by Barry Paul Clark, Pat Reinholz, Allen Russell,  Andy Miller, Joelle Worm, Dan Schuchart, Alfonso Cervera, Mair Culbreth, Maria Gillespie

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2019 Performance Season 

Hyperlocal MKE #21 – M E A N I N G / R E F R A M E

Sunday November 10, 2019 – 4pm
       Villa Terrace Museum of Decorative Arts
       2220 N. Terrace Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202
Villa will have a pre and post performance cash bar
       Admission: $10, Students/Seniors $6
Performances by Pat Reinholz, Allen Russell, David Collins, Andy Miller, Jay Mollerskov, Rick Ollman, Joelle Worm, Dan Schuchart, Alfonso Cervera, Chantee Kelley, Maria Gillespie, Katelyn Altmann,  Amanda Laabs, Tisiphani Mayfield

Re-frame: to arrange or place something in a different way to achieve a new outlook; Alter positions, conditions or rules to create a new perspective; Do we change context or content to see/move/hear differently?

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Hyperlocal MKE #20. – C O H E R E 

SATURDAY MARCH 2nd 2019 – 4
Hawthorn Contemporary Gallery
       900 S 5th St, Ste 102, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204

Admission -Students $5, General $8

Performances by Mair Culbreth, Alfonso Cervera, Dan Schuchart, Joelle Worm, Maria Gillespie, Annie Peterson, Katelyn Altmann, Gabriel Adnès-Maxwell, Amanda Laabs, Ivy Jerin Robertson, Allen Russell, Andy Miller, Barry Paul Clark, Devin Drobka, Eli Smith

COHERE: To be united, to form a whole, to be logically consistent
(ok, so we might be testing the limitations of where logic is found)

2018 Performance Season 

Hyperlocal MKE #19 – C R O S S  P O L L I N A T E 

Sunday November 18, 2018, 4pm
The Alice Wilds Gallery
       900 S 5th St, Ste 102, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204
Admission is a suggested donation: $8 students/seniors, $10 general, children free
No one turned away for lack of funds.

Cross-Pollination: Influence or inspiration between or among diverse elements, growth stimulated by the introduction of a different element.

Co-Curators Joelle Worm, Pat Reinholz, Annie Peterson, Katelyn Altmann and Amanda Laabs present three new performance works in process.

Joelle Worm:  I was thinking of you… (memory and reconciliation) takes the individual scores of three performers and demands that they reconcile them within the performance moment. Performers use body, text and song to communicate (or not) with each other and the audience. Performers: Allen Russell, Zach Schorsch, Joelle Worm

Annie Peterson | Katelyn Altmann | Amanda Laabs : [Cross-pollination]: physical + aural transportation and placement of material, resulting in a diorama of natural, unnatural, and processed elements. Performers: Peterson, Altmann and Laabs

Pat Reinholz: a work in progress in collaboration with Tontine Ensemble and Hyperlocal choreographers. Performers: Molly Lieberman, Barry Paul Clark, Allen Russell, Reinholz, Maria Gillespie, Dan Schuchart, Maggie Seer, and Alfonso Cervera

Maria Gillespie: You have been bleeding for a long time is a work in progress.

Hyperlocal MKE #18 – W I T N E S S

Sunday September 30, 2018, 4pm
Charles Allis Art Museum
1801 N. Prospect Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202
  • Tickets: $7 Adults, $5 Students, Seniors, Active Military
    Free for children 12 and under

Performers: Andy Miller, Maria Gillespie, Allen Russell, Pat Reinholz, Allen Russell, Devin Drovka, David Collins, Joelle Worm, Maggie Seer, Alfonso Cervera, Tisiphani Mayfield, Annie Peterson, Katelyn Altmann, Amanda Laabs

WITNESS: attestationconfirmationcorroborationdocumentationevidenceproofsubstantiationtestamenttestimonial. VERB – to give or serve as evidence or proof, testify. NOUN – observer, eyewitness, spectator

This performance is in conversation with the Charles Allis exhibition, Inspiring Change – The Photography of Chip Duncan and Mohamed Amin. The show runs through October 21.

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Hyperlocal MKE #17 – C O N T R A P U N T A L  S P A C E

Sunday June 24, 2018, 5pm
Villa Terrace Museum of Decorative Art

2220 N. Terrace Avenue, Milwaukee, WI  53202

  • $10 General / $8 Students – Suggested Donation

Performers: Andy Miller,  Maria Gillespie, Pat Reinholz, Allen Russell, Devin Drovka, David Collins, Joelle Worm, Maggie Seer, Dan Schuchart, Tisiphani Mayfield, Annie Peterson, Katelyn Altmann, Brandon Buhr

COUNTERPOINT:counterpoint is the relationship between voices that are harmonicallyinterdependent (polyphony) yet independent in rhythm and contour.[

Hyperlocal MKE #16 – V O L U N T A R Y

Sunday February 25, 2018, 4pm
The Back Room at Colectivo

2211 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202



  • Done willingly and without constraint or expectation of reward
  • Agency: optional, discretionary, elective, noncompulsory, volitional
  • Work: unpaid, unsalaried, unwaged, for free, without charge
  • Psychology: under the conscious control of the brain
  • Economics: made without return in money or other consideration
  • Music: A short piece of music, often improvised on a solo instrument, played as an introduction to a larger work.
  • Law: Done intentionally but without premeditation or deliberation, as when under the influence of an intenseemotional reaction


(sound) Andy Miller,  Pat Reinholz, Barry Paul Clark, David Collins, Olivia Valenza, Tally Moss

(movement) Maria Gillespie, Joelle Worm, Andrea Burkholder, Maggie Seer

with guest performers from the Peck School of the Arts: Annie Peterson, Kelsey Lee, Katelyn Altmann, and Amanda Laabs


2017 Performance Season

Hyperlocal MKE #15 – Rhizome

Sunday November 12th, 4pm
 at Kenilworth Square East – Studio #620. (Sixth Floor)
2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
(Enter the Kenilworth East Gallery from the alley side of the building, between Urban Outfitters and Neroli.)
Suggested Donations-
$8 Students with ID, $10 General Admission
No one turned away for lack of funds – just come!

RHIZOME : a continuously growing horizontal underground stem that puts out lateral shoots and adventitious roots at intervals. A Rhizome (/ˈraɪzoʊm/, from Ancient Greek: rhízōma “mass of roots”,[1] from rhizóō “cause to strike root”)[2] is a modified subterranean stem of a plant that is usually found underground, often sending out roots and shoots from its nodes.

Collaborating Performers
Composers: Jay Mollerskov, Pat Reinholtz, Paul Westfahl, Allen Russell, Olivia Valenza
Choreographers: Maria Gillespie, Joelle Worm, Andrea Burkholder, Maggie Seer, Zach Schorsch, Katherina Abderholden, Jimmi Weyneth, Kate Slezak, Kelsey Lee, Chanteé Kelly

Featuring collaboration with our special guests from The Peck School of the Arts, students Olivia Valenza, Jimmi Weyneth, Kate Slezak, Kelsey Lee, Chanteé Kelly

This Hyperlocal is Co-Sponsored by the UWM Peck School of the Arts. Very special thanks to UW-Milwaukee, The Peck School of the Arts, and The Department of Dance.

Hyperlocal MKE #14 – Translation

A special collaboration with Margaret Paek at Lawrence University

  • Sunday September 24, 4pm
  • The Esch dance studio
  • Lawrence University – Appleton, Wisconsinin Warch Campus Center    

Campus Address: 711 E. Boldt Way (In map search, look for  Warch Campus Center on the campus map)

Admission: Free

Collaborating Performers:  Margaret Paek, Loren Dempster, Maria Gillespie, Andy Miller, Dan Schuchart, Joelle Worm, Maggie Seer, Katerina Abderholden, Barry Paul Clark, Jay Molerskov, Olivia Valenza,  Jimmi Weyneth, Kate Slezak, Kelsey Lee

Hyperlocal MKE #13 – Easement

  • Sunday May 14, 3pm
  • Lynden Sculpture Garden
  • 2145 W Brown Deer Rd, River Hills, WI 53217

Admission: Free for Members,Non Members Adults – $9, $7 seniors/students w/ID, children free

Performers Include: Tim Russell, Tali Moss, Maria Gillespie, Allen Russell, David Collins, Paul Westfahl, Barry Paul Clark, Maggie Seer, Kayla Flentje, Isaac Robertson, Chanteé Kelly and Special Guests: Margaret Paek (Lawrence University) and Loren Dempster .

The prompt “Easement” leads the performers through an investigation that examines how we enter, inhabit, and occupy a landscape (micro and macro) without possessing it. The inquiry where habitat, nature, and memory interupt each other is ushered in by the work of artist Cecelia Condit whose exhibition, Women, Nature, Science: Tales of a Future Past is showing in the Lynden gallery.

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Hyperlocal MKE #12 – Ornate/Activate

  • Sunday February 26th, 6pm
  • Suggested Donation $5 students with ID-$10 general
  • Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum
  • 2220 N. Terrace Avenue, Milwaukee, WI  53202

Performers: Tim Russell, Nick Zoulek, Olivia Valenza, Maria Gillespie, Joelle Worm, Maggie Seer, Chanteé Kelly, Emily Barsch, Kayla Flentje, Natalie Moss and special guests Margaret Paek & Loren Dempster/Lawrence University and Liz Sexe/UW Madison

Digital Media: Nicole Langenfeld

This performance is in conversation with exhibition Ornate Activate, organized by South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC). The performers investigate tactility, ornamentation, and architecture as they experiment with the performance of pattern making to activate space and environment.

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2015-2016  Performance Season

Hyperlocal #11 – G E N E R A T I O N

  • Sunday 10/23/16    6-7:30pm
  • INOVA – UWM’s gallery for interdisciplinary art.
    2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
    ** Now known at Kenilworth East Gallery
  • Tickets: $5 Students with ID, $10 General Admission
    No one turned away for lack of funds – just come!

Generation (Latin): “to beget”, or…to give life to something, A Cohort, a cycle of life, the form of a life cycle, whether Gen X or Millenial – we investigate the cycle of knowledge, of making, and of passing on and re-imagining our social and cultural rituals.

(Enter the Kenilworth East Gallery from the alley side of the building, between Urban Outfitters and Neroli.)

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Performers: Tim Russell, Maria Gillespie, Joelle Worm, Daniel Burkholder, Andrea Burkholder, Emily Barsch, Isaac Robertson plus more!

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Hyperlocal #10 – F R I N G E  at the MKE FRINGE FESTIVAL

Performers: Margaret Paek, Dani Kuepper, Dan Schuchart, Tim Russell, Maria Gillespie
Tickets for the Milwaukee Fringe Festival are now available! You can purchase single show tickets, one day passes for Saturday and/or Sunday, or a two-day all inclusive pass. Single show tickets are priced at $10.50, one-day passes are priced at $20.50, and two-day passes are priced at $30.50.
To purchase a ticket for an individual show via TicketMaster, click the name of the show below. Get your Saturday pass here, Sunday pass here, or your two-day pass here.
*Note that TicketMaster service fees apply when purchasing your tickets online. Buy your tickets ahead of time at the Marcus Center box office or over the phone to avoid these fees. Tickets are also available at the door.
The Box Office is located at 929 N. Water Street in the main lobby of the Marcus Center.  Tickets may be purchased in person at the Box Office Window during the following hours:M-F 11:30 am – 9 pm, Sat 12 noon – 9 pm, Sun 12 noon – 5 pm
Tickets may be purchased by calling the Marcus Center Box Office 414-273-7206

Hyperlocal #9  – F L U X

Tickets: Pay What You Can  (no one turned away for lack of funds)
Please join us for a reception following the performance!
Performers: Tim Russell, Allen Russell, Jay Mollerskov,  Joelle Worm, Maria Gillespie, Dan Schuchart, Daniel Burkholder, Andrea Burkholder


Hyperlocal #10  – F R I N G E

special performance as part of Fringe Festival MKE

Sunday August 28th  6:00pm

Details coming soon!


Hyperlocal #8  – H I V E

  • Sunday 4/17/16    6:00pm
  • Live Artist Studio
  • 228 S 1st St, Ste 302
  • Enter from Oregon, look for sandwich board with sign, take stairs to 3rd floor.
  • Admission: $10 and $5  Students W/ ID
  • No one turned away for lack of funds

Performers: Maria Gillespie, Pat Reinholtz, Tim Russell, Dan Schuchart, Rhea Speights, Paul Westfahl, David Collins

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Hyperlocal #7 – M e l t i n g   P o i n t

  • Sunday 2/21/16    6:00pm
  • INOVA  – UW-Milwaukee Institute of Visual Art
  • 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
  • $5 suggested donation

Tim Russell, Amanda Schoofs, Steve Schlei, David Collins, Allen Russell, Maria Gillespie, Devin Settle, Daniel Burkholder, and Andrea Burkholder.
“at the melting point, the solid and liquid exist in equilibrium”
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 Hyperlocal #6.5 – Form[less]

  • Sunday 11/8    6:00pm
  • The Wherehouse
  • 818 S Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53204
  • $10 suggested donation (cash is preferred)
  • $5 suggested donation for Students W/ ID

Paul Westfahl, Dan Schuchart, Tim Russell, Gina Laurenzi, Maria Gillespie, Pat Reinholtz, Joelle Worm, David Collins

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Hyperlocal #6 – Liminal

  • Sunday 9/27    5:00pm
  • New Location
    Milwaukee Friendship Meeting House
    3224 N. Gordon Place
    Milwaukee, WI 53212
  • Tickets $10 cash at the door
  • Students WITH ID $5
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Tim Russell, Dawn Springer, Maria Gillespie, Pat Reinholtz, Allen Russell, Joelle Worm, David Collins, and Daniel Burkholder.

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Performance Archive

Hyperlocal #4  –   
  • Sunday April 26th
  • 5:00 pm
  • $10 Suggested Cash Donation at the door
  • Core Essence Yoga
    • 1437 E Brady Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Please join us for a reception following the performance.

Hyperlocal #3  Open Source

Hyperlocal #2   Incubator

  • Sunday, November 23, 2014

Hyperlocal #1   El Encuentro  (the meeting)

  • Sunday, September 28, 2014

Hyperlocal #1 and #2 both took place at:

  • Milwaukee Friendship House
  • 3224 N. Gordon Place (East of Humbolt, between Locust and Capitol Dr. bridges  )


No one turned away for lack of funds. All are welcome.

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