RiverCenter’s ArtReach programs are a collection of unique shows, events and learning opportunities that connect our community with new experiences, cultures and ideas.
FREE Streaming Program: Five Days with Step Afrika!
October 31 through November 4
Step Afrika! is the world’s first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping—a polyrhythmic, percussive dance form that uses the body as an instrument.Based on Step Afrika!’s award-winning arts education programs and more than twenty-five years of performing and teaching students, the Company has created Five Days with Step Afrika! to support the academic environment as well as the challenges of virtual learning. Videos include:
Day One:“What is Stepping?” introductory video and educational guide highlighting the history of stepping. (11 minutes, 30 seconds)
Day Two:“The Performance, Act 1” condensed first half of standard Step Afrika!performance for viewing in classroom setting. (19 minutes, 29 seconds)
Day Three: “The Performance, Act 2” condensed second half of standard Step Afrika!performance for viewing in classroom setting.(17 minutes, 19 seconds)
Day Four: “Stepping with Step Afrika!” stepping tutorial.(12 minutes, 39 seconds)
Day Five: “Meet the Artists of Step Afrika!” for students. This pre-recorded session will feature the artists answering pre-selected questions that allow students to learn more about their lives as college graduates and artists who travel across the globe.(8 minutes, 54 seconds)
Check out the STEPPING WITH STEP AFRIKA! PROGRAM GUIDE.
This program is available virtually from October 31 through November 4.