From Step Afrika!
A beat for every brushstroke, Step Afrika! brings to life Jacob Lawrence's The Migration Series, the landmark collection of paintings about the largest demographic transformation in U.S. history. Fusing body percussion, tap and contemporary dance with live gospel, jazz and blues, the world's first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping uses uniquely American art forms to tell this uniquely American story. Experience the journey of the millions of African Americans who moved from the rural South to the urban North to rebuild their lives in this powerful, polyrhythmic performance of THE MIGRATION.
"Two art forms meld, and then painted images seem to come to life."The Washington Post
"It's a show that needs to be experienced: a blend of incredible movement, rhythms and singing."DC Theater Scene
"Lawrence's powerful artistry, and the dance-theater-musical it inspired, resonates more than ever." The Dance Journal