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Step Afrika!

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Friday, October 29 at 7:30 PM, Doors open at 7:00 PM
Smith Opera House
Geneva Concerts

Step Afrika! is one of the top 5 African American dance companies in the United States. Founded in 1994 as an exchange program with the Soweto Dance Theatre of Johannesburg, Step Afrika! is the first professional Dance Company in the world dedicated to the tradition of stepping.

Step Afrika! blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities; traditional West and Southern African dances; and an array of contemporary dance and art forms into a cohesive, compelling artistic experience. Performances integrate songs, storytelling, humor and audience participation. The blend of technique, agility, and pure energy makes each performance unique and leaves the audience with their hearts pounding.

Step Afrika! is featured prominently at the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African-American History & Culture with the world’s first stepping interactive. In 2017, Step Afrika! made its Off-Broadway debut with the critically-acclaimed production, The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence, and in 2018 and 2019 traveled internationally to promote cultural dialogue and exchange in Jordan (2018), Ghana (2018). Croatia (2019), Ukraine (2019), Zambia (2019), Angola (2019), and South Africa (2019).

Single ticket prices are $30 for adults and seniors and $10 for college students. Children through grade 12 are always admitted FREE thanks to our Sponsor-a-Student program. Hobart and William Smith students are admitted free with ID thanks to generous past support from the Colleges. Tickets are available online at www.GenevaConcerts.org and at the door, night of the concert. All seating is general admission. Please note that Geneva Concerts’ pre-concert talks before events have been suspended temporarily due to Covid-19.

Geneva Concerts has brought live music and dance to the community since 1946, especially encouraging young people to attend through the Sponsor-A-Student program and educational outreach programs brought to the schools.
For more information, visit www.GenevaConcerts.org. Contact Geneva Concerts at (315) 945-7267 or info@genevaconcerts.org.
This concert is made possible, in part, by generous underwriting from the Williams Family Foundation and funding from FairGame, supporting the arts and cultural organizations through the NYS Gaming Commission.


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Tickets:$30, $10 college students, Free K-12 and HWS students
Step Afrika!