Step Afrika!
Step Afrika!
WhenSaturday, Feb 18, 2017, 8 p.m.
Campus locationMeany Hall (MNY)
Event typesPerformances…

The first professional company dedicated to stepping—a dance form that originated with African American sororities and fraternities—Step Afrika! makes its Seattle debut with The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence. This evening-length work integrates projections of the painter’s 60-panel masterpiece, The Migration Series, with rhythmic footsteps, body percussion and spoken word to create a multi-media performance chronicling the early 20th century exodus of African Americans from the rural south. Meany Center co-commissioned the remounting and expansion of this important work to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Lawrence’s birth.…
Printed: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 4:13 AM PDT