University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Valencia Turner


Valencia is the Associate Artistic Director of the Ko-Thi Dance Company and Director of the company's Educational Outreach. She has been a performing member of the Ko-Thi Dance Company performing ensemble since 1991. As a core performer, she has benefited from study with master teachers spanning the African continent and the Caribbean. Her commitment to research and study is ongoing She brings a wealth of knowledge and information to her classes as a practitioner of the African and Caribbean dance genre.