Step Afrika!The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence
November 3 – 5, 2016 · Zellerbach Theatre
Stepping is a percussive, rhythmic dance style combining African and modern dance traditions. This professional company performs the Philadelphia premiere of their full-length work, The Migration, based on Jacob Lawrences iconic painting series that charts the story of African-Americans moving from the south to the north in the early 1900s. High-energy performance combines with the images, color palette and motifs of the paintings to create a thrilling feast for the senses.Add this performance to a subscription and save up to 25%! Click here to learn more.
- Thursday, November 3 @ 7:30 PM
- Friday, November 4 @ 8 PM
- Saturday, November 5 @ 2 PM
- Saturday, November 5 @ 8 PM
November 3 @ 6:30 PM:
Join us before the performance on Thursday, November 3 for a pre-show talk with Jakari Sherman, Director of and performer in The Migration and former Artistic Director of Step Afrika!, and Stephanie Renée, WURD Program Director and Radio Host. This event will take place in the Balcony Upper Ambulatory of the Main Lobby.
This engagement of Step Afrika! is made possible through the ArtsCONNECT program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
AfroTaino Productions is an official proud supporter of this Step Afrika! production.
Photo credit: Meredith Hanafi