Step Up At Home!
Monday, June 15, 2020, 12pm
Monday, June 22, 2020, 12pm
Monday, July 6, 2020, 12pm
Monday, July 13, 2020, 12pm
Step Up at Home!
with Nneka Onyima of Step Afrika!
Join us for this four-part stepping series, where students learn the core values of teamwork, commitment and discipline through choreography.
RSVP is optional, but encouraged. Those who RSVP 60 minutes or more before each session will receive an email reminder with additional information and links.
We’d love to see participants stepping! Share your photos and videos with hashtag #StrathmoreStepUp on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.
Schedule (all dates are Mondays at noon)
June 15: Beginner
June 22: Intermediate/Advanced
June 29: No class
July 6: Beginner
July 13: Intermediate/Advanced
Please note: Classes 3 and 4 have shifted to July 6 and 13; there will no longer be a class on June 29.
About the Instructor
Nneka Onyima is a rising senior at the University of Maryland College Park, where she is double majoring in finance and dance. She is a two-time first place national stepping champion and a teaching artist for Step Afrika!, the first professional dance company devoted to the art of stepping. She has been working with Step Afrika professionally since 2017 and soon after began working for the Step Up East County program in collaboration with Strathmore. Onyima teaches students ages 4–18, including special needs children. She facilitates the core values of stepping, emphasizes fundamental technique, and sets performances for grand stages including Strathmore and the Kennedy Center. She strives to uplift young black women by providing expert training in step performance and educational mentorship with her freelance work for the Girls Learning Circle and other organizations. During her time as a student, she has enjoyed choreographing and performing original work for the American College Dance Association and several undergraduate concerts.
Step Up at Home is a public virtual program inspired by our Step Up East County program, part of Bloom by Strathmore.
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