December 13, 2018

On #ThankfulThursday, we are grateful for the incredible support of The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. Their gift is helping make our #newhome a reality.

December 11, 2018

Thanks for the update Milwaukee Business Journal!

“…Contractors are on schedule to complete the Milwaukee Ballet’s new center by fall next year, and the organization is approaching the $26 million goal of its current fundraising campaign”. Click here for full article.

November 10, 2018

Milwaukee Ballet proudly announces a $3 million gift from The Herzfeld Foundation to the company’s capital campaign, which supports the construction of its new home – the Baumgartner Center for Dance – as well as its artistic and community engagement programs. The Herzfeld Foundation has been a longtime contributor to Milwaukee Ballet, presenting them with grants totaling nearly $7 million since 1998.

Read the full article in Milwaukee Business Journal here.

November 08, 2018

Just in time for the first snow of the season, the Baumgartner Center for Dance has the roof put on. Here is a sneak peek into our space with Michael Pink. Check out that view!

October 30, 2018

Good morning from the Baumgartner Center for Dance. We are excited to see that our new home’s walls have been going up this week.

October 18, 2018

Work continues on the Baumgartner Center for Dance! Our new home will house seven studios!

Milwaukee Ballet Chair & President and Capital Campaign Chair Justin Mortara said “Milwaukee Ballet continues to excel on the stage and in the community. Our strong earned and contributed revenue results this season and ongoing artistic excellence underscore our incredible momentum as we work on our new home and our 50th Anniversary year.”

Check out the video of the construction below (don’t miss that signed beam right there in the middle!).

September 14, 2018

Our new home, The Baumgartner Center for Dance, is built on a foundation of great generosity, fine artisanship, and incredible teamwork.

On September 13, 2018, we signed a beam that was hoisted and put in place at the Baumgartner Center for Dance. We’re so pleased to share that moment with you. The Baumgartner Center for Dance is starting to take shape!

June 6, 2018

We revealed the name of our new home, the Baumgartner Center for Dance, at its groundbreaking on June 5, 2018. The building carries the name of our longtime supporters Donna and Donald Baumgartner, the honorary co-chairs of the Capital Campaign supporting this initiative.

The Baumgartners discussed the importance of the company and the Capital Campaign in an interview with Milwaukee Business Journal. Click on the box below to read the interview in its entirety.

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