University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Wild Spaces Dance Company


Dance Senior Lecturer and MFA alumna Debra Loewen founded Wild Space Dance Company in 1986 and continues to serve as its Artistic Director. Known for site-specific works and artistic collaborations, Wild Space merges contemporary dance with text, architecture and visual art to develop innovative performances. The company frequently uses current UWM dance majors and alums in its performances throughout southeastern Wisconsin. Wild Space is a company-in-residence at Lincoln Center Middle School of the Arts in Milwaukee and Lawrence University in Appleton.