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The Underground Collaborative offers a variety of events from comedy shows to theatre and dance performances to art gallery showings. Upcoming events are listed below and you can find Directions and Parking info right here!

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October 2018

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 to endure. As the festival grew, Andrea decided to rename it the Film Girl Film Festival to foster partnerships across the worldwide community while featuring…

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Insult & Battery: A Comedy Roast Battle

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States

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 spot to defend their title. Special guest judges and more surprises makes this an unique night of fun. Tickets are only $10 online or $15 at…

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*SOLD OUT* Stand Up Science with Shane Mauss

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States

Milwaukee Comedy Presents: Stand Up Science with Shane Mauss! Sunday October 21 at The Underground Collaborative This show is SOLD OUT.  Tickets are not available. Stand-up Comedians + Scientists + Beer = Stand-up Science Comedian and science podcaster Shane Mauss presents a show that combines some of the best insights from interviewing 200 scientists to explore our behaviors, traits, and search for meaning. Joining him will be performances/talks from local professors and stand-ups in a show that is equal parts ahas and…

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November 2018

The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 10, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 10, 2018

The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States
$10 – $15

The Constructivists Present: "The Pillowman" by Martin McDonagh directed by jaimelyn gray Featuring Rose Grizzell, Logan Milway, Jaime Jastrab, Rob Schreiner, Emmaline Friederichs, Jarrod Langwinski and Grace Mantyh October 26 - November 10, 2018 Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30pm Sundays at 2pm The blackest of dark comedies, "The Pillowman" is a stunner of a play surrounding two siblings, Katurian and Michal, who are being held in prison under suspicion that the former may have murdered three small children in a way that…

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Physical Theatre Techniques – Fall 2018

November 12 @ 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 such diverse influences as ballet, traditional Japanese and Greek theater, and martial arts. The training seeks to heighten the actor's emotional and physical power and…

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Bard & Bourbon Fundraiser: The Empire Striketh Back

November 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States
$5 – $50

Join us for a fundraiser celebrating our love of alcohol and nerdiness as we take Shakespeare to a galaxy far, far away. This is the second installment of this fundraising series. We promise this is one sequel that will be better than the first. 6:30 PM: Doors (and the bar) open 6:45 PM: Costume Contest 7:00 PM: Silent auction winners announced 7:30 PM: Staged reading and drinking game Entry to the event is suggested donation of $5 but we are…

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broadminded presents “40”, An original sketch comedy show

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2018

The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States
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$12 – $60

Broadminded presents “40” an original sketch comedy show that explores anniversaries, generational divides, rankings, the 1940s, and all things 40. All sketches are written, directed and acted by the broads, who will all be 40 by the time you read this. November 16, 17, 24 and 30 at 7:30 pm $12 in advance, $15 at the door - or a 6-pack for $60. (advance only) Buy Online Tickets Here at The Underground Collaborative Lower Level of the Grand Ave (Below…

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December 2018

Company of Strangers presents Improv Comedy Night

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States

Join us for The Company of Strangers Theater’s second performing arts fundraiser. A series of team-based improv games will be battled out over the course of the evening. May the best team win! Featuring food, music, a cash bar, and lots of laughs! COME ENJOY THE SHOW…OR SIGN UP WITH YOUR TEAM OF 3-6 MEMBERS BY NOV 10 TO JOIN THE CONTEST! (submission deadline is Nov 10, 2018) Featuring the Chicago-Based acoustic band Mighty Fine Shindig: STRONG VOCALS - CLEAR…

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Beginner Salsa Lessons w/ Yomi

December 9 @ 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 located in the Underground Collaborative Dance Studio in the basement of the Grand Ave Mall.   Snacks and Beverages Provided! No Dance Experience or Partners…

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MEDEA By Euripides


December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until December 8, 2018

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

One event on December 14, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 7:30pm

The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 United States
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$10 – $12

Voices Found Repertory Presents MEDEA By Euripides December 6 – 16, 2018 One of antiquity's most notorious legends explodes into life in Euripides' greatest play. When her husband - the Greek hero Jason - abandons Medea and their children, a battle of the sexes becomes a nightmarish venture into questions of vengeance, justice, family, loyalty, and pride. As Medea decides how far she will go to bring Jason to task for his betrayal, her community must grapple with the consequences…

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The UC Features an Art Gallery and a Wisconsin Craft Beer bar to enjoy prior to events! The Underground Collaborative is an 18+ venue, all children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.