Discover the world of stepping with Washington DC's world-renowned Step Afrika! Like a tap dance without shoes, or a band without instruments, stepping is percussive dance that uses kicks, stomps, claps and chants—all linked to African and modern dance traditions. Their high-energy performances integrate songs, storytelling, humor, and audience participation, making it a feast for both the eyes and ears. Step Afrika!'s blend of technique, agility, and pure energy makes each performance unique and leaves the audience with their hearts pounding.
Founded in 1994 as the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping. It now ranks as one of the top ten African American dance companies in the United States.
“Electrifying talents” - The Washington Post
“A perfect rhythmic storm...” - The Daily News, Egypt
Dominican University Performing Arts Center is partially
supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.