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Step Afrika!

Step Afrika!’s signature performance shares the step tradition of audience participation and closes with a complex, polyrhythmic percussive symphony that brings audiences to their feet.

Upcoming Performances



VIP Gala 2023

Join us June 5, 2023 for our Annual Gala supporting Step Afrika!’s award-winning arts education programming in the District of Columbia

Summer Steps with Step Afrika!

Summer Steps with Step Afrika! returns July 31 – August 5, 2023 at Arena Stage! Our camp combines core Step Afrika! values of teamwork, commitment, discipline, and academic achievement with excellent


They took the drums away, but they could not stop the beat. Inspired by the Stono Rebellion of 1739, Drumfolk explores this little-known event that would forever transform African American culture.


Step Afrika! employs 13 full-time dancers, many of who have attended Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and are members of Historically Black Greek Fraternities and Sororities.

Upcoming Performances


5301 Tuckerman Heights Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852, USA