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Everything from Comedy shows, live Theatre, Film premiers, a classy Art Gallery and special events!

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From 1 to 100 people, The UC has plenty of space for meetings, live shows, rehearsals and more.

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Located in the Shops of Grand Avenue, Lower Level below TJ Maxx. Directions and parking info here!

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The Underground Collaborative is Milwaukee’s premier creative Event Venue and Art Gallery in the heart of downtown Milwaukee! The UC is a creative resource center that features live events, spaces to rent and resources for performers, artists and creatives. Founded in 2012, The UC features over 8,000 square feet of space including a theatre, art gallery, recording studio, dance studio, theatre practice rooms, meeting rooms, administrative offices and creative work spaces.The Plankinton Building in the Grand Ave Mall

The Underground Collaborative offers live shows and events every month, a professional art gallery, and also acts as a hub for many small to medium theatre companies, artistic groups and individuals.  Spaces are available to rent for your next meeting, rehearsal, show or event, and many services are offered through our resident creative groups. Team building, creative consulting, marketing and other business services are also offered.  Be sure to sign up for our mailing list to stay up to date on all the happenings at The UC!

The UC is located on the Lower Level (below TJ Maxx) of the Grand Ave Mall, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53203.

Interested in Renting Space or taking a tour?  Please email info@ucmke.com to schedule an appointment.

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September 2018

Nate Craig in Milwaukee

September 6 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States

Wisconsin-native, Nate Craig will be in Milwaukee, for ONE NIGHT ONLY, Thursday, September 6 at 10pm! This show will be Pay-What-You-Can, with proceeds going to the performers and Milwaukee Comedy’s continued mission to put on the best comedy shows in town! Register now to reserve your seat! About Nate Craig: A nationally touring headliner and…

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The Beauty of Psyche

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until September 16, 2018

The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States
$15

A Fool's Enigma presents: The Beauty of Psyche Written and Directed by: Jj Gatesman Come enjoy a classic love story. The Beauty of Psyche is a theatrical production of the myth of Psyche and Cupid. After an attempted sacrifice, Psyche finds herself a prisoner in the magical castle of a mysterious stranger. Haunted by her…

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Insult & Battery: A Comedy Roast!

September 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States
$10

Two Comics, One Stage, All Funny! Local and Regional comedians compete in a battle of wits in this Roast Battle show! Quality comedy at the expense of the comics. Always a fun time, don't miss it! 8 comics will roast one another in 4 different rounds to emerge as the winner and perform a headlining…

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UC Doors Open Milwaukee

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until September 23, 2018

The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States
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Free

Stop by and see The UC as part of Doors Open Milwaukee Sept. 22 and 23. Live artist panting from resident UC Gallery artists, self guided tours of our 8,000+ sq. ft space on the Lower Level of the Grand Ave. and our Craft Beer Bar will be open! About Doors Open: Doors Open Milwaukee…

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Sean Patton in Milwaukee!

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States

SEAN PATTON returns to Milwaukee! This time, he’s bringing the talented, Caitlin Cook along with him to The Underground Collaborative! This special one-night only event cannot be missed. Get your tickets now to see energetic and dynamic comedian right here in Milwaukee! Tickets are only $10 online and$15 at the door. About Sean Patton: Sean…

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Titus Andronicus

September 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until September 29, 2018

The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States
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Voices Found Repertory presents: Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare Titus Andronicus, a Roman war hero, provokes the wrath of an enemy queen and incites a cycle of renvenge killings that leaves countries and families in ruins. It's an eye for an eye (and then some) in Shakespeare's most bloody revenge tragedy. This is the story…

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October 2018

Titus Andronicus

October 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 6, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 7, 2018

The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States
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Voices Found Repertory presents: Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare Titus Andronicus, a Roman war hero, provokes the wrath of an enemy queen and incites a cycle of renvenge killings that leaves countries and families in ruins. It's an eye for an eye (and then some) in Shakespeare's most bloody revenge tragedy. This is the story…

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Film Girl Film

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - October 14 @ 10:00 pm
The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States
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$10 – $70

The Film Girl Film Festival tells the stories of women who tell stories. Together we can make a change. The festival was founded by Andrea Thompson, who became inspired when people in the local film community and Hollywood insiders alike started having in-depth discussions of the obstacles and disparate treatment women in the industry continue…

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Beginner Salsa Lessons w/ Yomi

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States
Free – $10

Need some help figuring out the right next steps? On Sundays, Yomi will be hosting Group Beginner Salsa Classes from 2-3:30pm at The UC. Your First Class is FREE and future classes are only $10/ class or $35/ 4 classes. Come to get more comfortable dancing in public with Salsa as your foundation. Classes are…

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Physical Theatre Techniques – Fall 2018

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 12, 2018

The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States

Developed by internationally acclaimed director Tadashi Suzuki and the Suzuki Company of Toga, the Suzuki Method's principal concern is restoring the wholeness of the human body to the theatrical context and uncovering the actor's innate expressive abilities. A rigorous comprehensive discipline for both body and voice, the Suzuki Method of Actor Training is drawn from…

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