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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




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.

Summer Steps with Step Afrika!

Join us in celebrating the return of Summer Steps with Step Afrika!, a "Best Summer Camp" Finalist with Washington City Paper

The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence

Step Afrika!’s signature work The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence returns June 7, 2024 – July 14, 2024 to Arena Stage in Washington, DC!

Support Step Afrika!

Step with us into a new season filled with heart-pulsing performances and award-winning arts education programs in local communities and across the globe.


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

University of Massachusetts Amherst Fine Arts Center

151 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01002, USA

Anderson Center for the Performing Arts

4400 Vestal Parkway E Vestal, NY 13850

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

400 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911, USA

Butler Arts and Events Center

4602 Sunset Avenue Indianapolis, IN, USA

Indiana University Auditorium

1211 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA

Northrop, University of Minnesota

84 Church St SE Minneapolis, MN 55455

Charles W. Eisemann Center

2351 Performance Drive Richardson, Texas 75082

Performing Arts Houston's Cullen Theater

615 Louisiana Street, Suite 100 Houston, Texas 77002-2715

Charleston Gaillard Center

95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University

910 S College St Auburn, AL 36849

Al Larson Prairie Center for the Arts

201 Schaumburg Court Schaumburg , Illinois 60193

The Mendel Center

1100 Yore Avenue Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Ellen Eccles Theatre

43 S Main St, Logan, UT 84321

Kingsbury Hall


Irvine Barclay Theatre

4242 Campus Dr Irvine, California 92612

University of Colorado Boulder

1595 Pleasant Street Boulder, CO 80309

Proctors Theatre

Proctors Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305, USA

The Carolina Theatre of Durham

309 West Morgan St Durham, NC 27701

Wharton Center for Performing Arts

750 E Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824

Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center

1051 Main Street The Villages, FL 32159

Mount Baker Theatre

104 N Commercial St Bellingham, WA 98225

McCain Auditorium

1501 Goldstein Circle Manhattan, KS 66506-4711

Appell Center for the Performing Arts

50 N George Street York, PA 17401