Performing Arts

Israeli Folk Dance (JCC)

Israeli Folk Dance meets every Monday evening from 7:30 – 9:30 pm at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center. Beginner teaching and dancing is offered from 7:30 – 8 pm and general dancing is intermediate to advanced level circle dancing of the newest dances from Israel. For further information, please email MilwaukeeIFD@yahoo.com or call Karen at (414) 315-3400. Israeli Folk Dance is open to ages 12 and up and is free of charge.

 

414-964-4444
6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53217
Marge Eiseman

Marge Eiseman is an internationally acclaimed teacher and presenter of programs about Jewish women’s spirituality, the cycle of love and loss, and the contemporary Jewish music scene. She is available to add a lift to your meetings and promises to send you home singing one of her catchy tunes.

414-426-6216
Milwaukee Jewish Community Chorale

Established in 1994, Milwaukee’s premier vocal performing ensemble includes members from throughout the Jewish community. The Chorale sings traditional and contemporary Jewish music for senior living facilities, community gatherings, and small groups, culminating in a late spring concert that rotates among area synagogues. Membership is open from September to July for supporters and enthusiasts of Jewish chorale music. Interested in singing with or booking the Chorale for a preformance? Contact Enid by phone or email.
Director: Enid Bootzin Berkovits
President: Ilene Wasserman

262-512-0909
Nancy Weiss-McQuide

Theater actress, choreographer, director, mime artist, juggler and writer. Specialty in theater instruction for children and teens. Dance classes in hip-hop, jazz, tap, ballet. Special events productions for your special occasions.

262-240-2998
518 E. Juniper Ln., Mequon, WI 53092
Rick Aaron

Rick Aaron is a flutist who offers music for wedding ceremonies, bar/bat mitzvah celebrations, wedding receptions, and parties of all kinds. He can provide jazz, klezmer, and classical chamber groups.

414-364-9532
RUACH, Inc.

During its twelve-plus years of existence, RUACH, a 501(c)(3) organization, has steadily grown to provide Jewish rooted arts programs to diverse members of  Milwaukee’s Jewish community and other varied constituencies in Greater Milwaukee. RUACH organizes dynamic collaborations between its artists and schools, assisted living facilities, and community centers, among other venues. RUACH focuses on underserved populations, from youth to the elderly, through pioneering music, visual arts, dance, and theater initiatives, including residencies, concerts, and classes.

Executive Director: Joshua Richman,
joshua@ruachmilwaukee.org
President, Board of Directors: Arleen Peltz
Co-President, Board of Directors: Rachel Eixenberger

414-367-4891
414-255-3592
6815 W. Capitol Dr., Suite 302, Milwaukee, WI 53216