This collection of our "Where Did The Road Lead You" offers perspectives
from the lives and careers of our alumni.
She was the first 5 year Kid From Wisconsin and was in the troupe from 1989 to 1993. The following year, Laura earned the title of Miss Wisconsin 1994 and competed at the Miss America Pageant. She graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison and holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance.
Bryan Crawford was a featured Singer/Dancer. After KIDS he moved to Florida and sang in the "Voices of the Pop" with the KIDS founder and original producer, Colonel Mark Azzolina. In that group he met Ray Kennedy from Kennedy Entertainment which landed him jobs as a featured Singer/Dancer on cruise ships.
After KIDS, Luke continued studying at the University of Minnesota as well as acting in Ukraine, singing with the USO in Europe, and tap dancing across Europe and South America with the Flying Foot Forum
based in Minneapolis. He then moved to New York City, where he performed in the National Tour of
After KIDS Todd graduated with two majors and honors from University of Wisconsin-Madison. While at UW Madison he played for four years in the University Of Wisconsin Band which included playing at the Rose Bowl Stadium in 94'. He was the featured drum set soloist in 96' & 97' along with being the drumline section leader in 97'.
Dani is currently the Artistic Director of Danceworks, Inc. . She began her journey with Danceworks as a company member of the resident contemporary dance company, Danceworks Performance MKE in 1998. As a Danceworker, she has enjoyed opportunities to collaborate extensively in Milwaukee with independent artists of all genres and established arts organizations including Milwaukee Opera Theatre,
A dance educator for over 20 years and a studio owner for 11. Receiving a BFA in Musical Theatre from UWSP in 1999, Melissa performed and choreographed professionally throughout the Midwest. In 2009, she started her own studio The Dancing House
where she shares the art of dance to beginner dancers of all ages both in her her studio and her online membership platform called Dance on Demand.