Performing traditional African, African-Americanand Caribbean dances, Ko-Thi Dance Company aspires to bridge the cultural gap between western and Compsny peoples. As a result, the company has become a school for aspiring artists and musicians.

In addition to teaching these recruits, the Danec also provides year-round classes in dance and drumming for children and adults.

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Jan 05, 2009 · Ko-Thi Dance Company, an original African dance company, Ko-Thi is Wisconsin's longest standing African dance company. With 40 years success Ko-Thi invites you to celebrate with them in 2009!Author: Ife Olatunji…

Meet Milwaukee’s Dancing Queen: Ferne Caulker Milwaukee ...

Jan 16, 2020 · Ferne Caulker Bronson, founder of the Ko-Thi Dance Company in Milwaukee. Photo by Sara Stathas “After running this company for 50 years, I have lived through this process,” Caulker says, recalling trips to northern Wisconsin in the 1970s, to communities where some people likely had never seen a black person before.Author: Lauren Warnecke…

Ko-Thi Dance Company Performance Wisconsin Lutheran College

Sunday, February 23 at 6:00 p.m. Center for Arts and Performance - Schwan Concert Hall Free - Open Seating. Comprised of artists trained in the history, mythology, and techniques of art forms within the African Diaspora, Ko-Thi Dance Company uses a myriad of traditional instruments, authentic costumes, infectious music and extraordinary dance to educate and bridge the gap between cultures.…

Ko-Thi African Dancers Honor the Past, Prepare for the ...

Jul 16, 2019 · Ko-Thi Dance Company, the oldest African American arts organization in Wisconsin, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a concert titled JUBA-LEE.The title plays on the name of the company’s breakout work, Juba, an internationally performed, white-tuxedoed mélange of African, Caribbean and American soft shoe dance created in the 1990s by Caulker and her long-time music ……