Step Afrika! Step Xplosion

Sunday, January 21, 2018, 5pm

The Music Center

$35 - $75

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion

featuring special guest Rowan Corbett

Step Afrika!’s fourth annual showcase at Strathmore is going to be big! Percussive dance styles historically practiced by African American fraternities and sororities plus African traditional dance and art forms from around the world come together as Step Afrika! integrates songs, storytelling, and humor into a highly entertaining, interactive show. Watch as the top step teams from across the country showcase the kind of technique and agility that inspires audiences everywhere, and see how Step Afrika! promotes stepping as an educational tool for young people, promoting teamwork, academic achievement, and cross-cultural understanding.


Step Afrika!

Featuring the following Step Teams:
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated—Beta Chapter
Dem Raider Boyz Step Squad
The Lady Raiders
The Paint Branch Eclectic Steppers
The Royal Diamonds Step Team

Step Afrika
  • Founded in 1994 as the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, Step Afrika! ranks as one of the top ten African American dance companies in the United States.
  • Step Afrika! reaches tens of thousands of Americans each year through a 50-city tour of colleges and theatres; the troupe also performs globally and serves as a cultural ambassador.
  • Students in K–12 as well as college participate in Step Afrika! workshops, residency programs, and a variety of arts education activities in the Washington, DC, area and in cities around the world.

Step into the performance! Read the Educational Performance Guide to learn more about step and the features you’ll see on stage.

Go green! Download a digital version of the performance program.

This concert will run approximately 120 minutes with a brief intermission.


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