Step Afrika! Preconcert Panel Discussion
Sunday, January 20, 2019, 3:30pm
Preconcert Panel Discussion
Step Afrika! The Next 25 Years
Mansion at Strathmore
Join Step Afrika!, members of the Divine Nine (historically Black sororities and fraternities), along with step team experts, for a lively conversation about the arts and activism; the tradition of stepping and its impact on students and communities - leading to creative responses to America’s challenges; and, what we can do individually and collectively to make positive change.
Seating is limited, and advance registration is highly recommended.
Access to the preconcert panel discussion is free with a performance ticket. Please be sure to have your performance ticket with you when checking in. Seats will be available for pre-registrants only until 3:20pm, at which point remaining seats will be released to those in the standby line.
Brian Williams, founder and executive director of Step Afrika! and member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
Lora Fitzgerald, step consultant for the movie STEP and member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
Richard Melvern, coach of Dem' Raider Boyz Step Squad
Iris Green of the National Pan-Hellenic Council of Washington, DC, and member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Presley R. Reed, Esq., president of the Washington, DC, alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
Geri “Coach G” McCarter, step coach of the Lethal Ladies of Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women (LLOB) step team, member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Moderator: Janice Ferebee, MSW, member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
This event is part of Strathmore’s Windows series of performances and accompanying programs.
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