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Weekend celebration!

KO-THI DANCE COMPANY COMMEMORATES 54 YEARS OF EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE AND CULTURAL PRESERVATION. FOUNDED IN MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN KO-THI DANCE COMPANY HAS BEEN A BEACON OF AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN DANCE TRADITIONS SINCE 1969, BRINGING

CONTINUNITY, FAITH, AND LOVE TO AUDIENCES WORLDWIDE.

CELEBRATING BLACK DANCE FORMS' ROLE IN CULTURAL HERITAGE IS VITAL, AND CREATING SAFE SPACES FOR ARTIST TO LEARN, GROW AND NETWORK IS CRUCIAL.


MAJI DANCE & DRUM CONFERENCE PROVIDES SUCH AN ENVIRONMENT, BRINGING TOGETHER ARTISTS, CHOREOGRAPHERS, AND EDUCATORS TO SHARE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES WHILE EXPLORING THE RICHNESS OF BLACK DANCE THROUGH WORKSHOPS, DISCUSSIONS, AND PERFORMANCES.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Full Session Youth Drum Class (1)
    Full Session Youth Drum Class (1)
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Mar 09
    UWM Mitchell Hall, Studio 395
    Mar 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    UWM Mitchell Hall, Studio 395, Mitchell Hall, 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
    Mar 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    UWM Mitchell Hall, Studio 395, Mitchell Hall, 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
    This fun and energetic class is designed to teach the fundamentals and intermediate styles of West African drumming. Learning how to play djemebes and doundouns. Ages 5-16 Due to the limited number of available class slots, registrations are non-refundable after the session begins.
  • Youth Drum Class
    Youth Drum Class
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Mar 09
    UWM Mitchell Hall, Studio 395
    Mar 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    UWM Mitchell Hall, Studio 395, Mitchell Hall, 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
    Mar 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    UWM Mitchell Hall, Studio 395, Mitchell Hall, 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
    This fun and energetic class is designed to teach the fundamentals and intermediate styles of West African drumming. Learning how to play djemebes and doundouns. Ages 9-Up Due to the limited number of available class slots, registrations are non-refundable after the session begins.
  • Afro HipHop Dance Class
    Afro HipHop Dance Class
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Mar 09
    UWM Mitchell Hall, Studio 395
    Mar 09, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    UWM Mitchell Hall, Studio 395, Mitchell Hall, 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
    Mar 09, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    UWM Mitchell Hall, Studio 395, Mitchell Hall, 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
    This fun and energetic class is designed to teach your child fundamentals and intermediate styles of West African dance. Due to the limited number of available class slots, registrations are non-refundable after the session begins.
  • Adult Dance Class
    Adult Dance Class
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Mar 10
    UW- Milwaukee Mitchell Hall Studio 395
    Mar 10, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    UW- Milwaukee Mitchell Hall Studio 395, Mitchell Hall, 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    Mar 10, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    UW- Milwaukee Mitchell Hall Studio 395, Mitchell Hall, 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    Join our community of rhythm and movement! Discover the rich beats of Africa and connect with others in our beginner and intermediate dance classes. No experience necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun!
  • Full Session Afro HipHop Dance Class
    Full Session Afro HipHop Dance Class
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Mar 16
    UWM Mitchell Hall, Studio 395
    Mar 16, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    UWM Mitchell Hall, Studio 395, Mitchell Hall, 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
    Mar 16, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    UWM Mitchell Hall, Studio 395, Mitchell Hall, 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
    This fun and energetic class is designed to teach your child fundamentals and intermediate styles of West African dance. Due to the limited number of available class slots, registrations are non-refundable after the session begins.
  • Under The Baobab Tree
    Under The Baobab Tree
    Sat, Apr 06
    Father Robert V. Carney Performing Arts
    Apr 06, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Father Robert V. Carney Performing Arts , 135 N 76th St, Milwaukee, WI 53213, USA
    Apr 06, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Father Robert V. Carney Performing Arts , 135 N 76th St, Milwaukee, WI 53213, USA
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Ko-Thi turns 54!

Join us for a captivating evening celebrating the rich and vibrant culture of Africa through music, art, and dance! Our intimate event features a blend of R&B and Hip Hop music, creating the perfect backdrop for networking and socializing with fellow music enthusiasts.

We'll also be honoring the legacy of some of the most influential figures in the industry, including

Frank Gaston, Marilynn Douglas, Amaniyea Payne, Ferne Caulker Bronson, and T. Ayo Alston.

The night will be filled with exciting activities, including an interactive music class taught by master drummer Senegal's Lucky Diop, where you'll have the opportunity to learn about African rhythms and music styles.

We're also hosting a panel discussion with some of the most talented choreographers of Milwaukee on "Building a Legacy and Career in Black Dance".

In addition to these exciting events, we'll also have new features of work from Ko-Thi's musicians, who are renowned for their incredible talent and skill in African music and dance.

Don't miss out on this unforgettable evening of music, art, and community. Doors open at 7pm, so get your tickets now and join us for an evening you won't forget!

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Hosted by No Studios

1037 W McKinley Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53205
6-10PM

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