UWRF Dance Theatre


Full Name: Izzi Mielke

Hometown: Waupaca, WI

Student Status: Graduated

Major: Communication Studies

Year in Dance Theatre: 3

Why you joined Dance Theatre: Dance has been my escape for a long time. Since transitioning to the adult world, nothing has stayed more constant than dance. DT especially has always been there for me. I couldn’t imagine my life without.

Choreographer Notes: Izzi, originally from Waupaca, WI, has been dancing on and off for many years. This is her third year involved with UWRF Dance Theatre, her second year choreographing with them and couldn’t be more excited. She pulls inspiration f rom her training in ballet, modern, and swing dancing. A recent graduate of the University with a bachelor in Communication Studies, Izzi works as a social media manager in Oakdale, MN. Currently she is taking classes at Zenon Dance School but plans to explore more classes and schools with various styles. Izzi hopes to continue to take dance classes as long as she can as well as audition for dance programs in the near future to continue performing.