Time to tout their talentmore
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
January 10, 2004
Talent, like a prophet, doesn't always get recognized on time at home.
We asked our critics and writers who cover the local creative scene to write about talented people they've noticed who deserves wider recognition. Here are their picks.
Dancing elegantly in the shadow
By TOM STRINI
Ferne Caulker, the brilliant and assertive founding artistic director of the Ko-Thi Dance Company, is the African-style troupe's only celebrity.
This is not to say that Ko-Thi lacks talent or accomplishment; on the contrary, the company is loaded. But its collaborative creative method and ensemble emphasis makes it nearly impossible for anyone else to emerge as a star.
Which is one reason almost no one knows about Roxanne Fair.