Seton Hill U. to Host Step Dance Performance 2/19
Seton Hill University’s Student-Body Activities Council will host a performance featuring Soul Steps on Friday, February 19, 2010, at 7:30 p.m. in Cecilian Hall, which is located in the Administration Building on Seton Hill University’s hilltop campus in Greensburg, Pa. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 724-830-1076.
Soul Steps, which is based in New York City, N.Y., is a reflection of multi-dimensional dance. Combining visual art, music, and theatre, Soul Steps uses dance to educate and entertain, bringing to life the century old African tradition of step dance. Using their entire bodies as percussion instruments, members of Soul Steps share the history of step dance, which began in the 1800s in South Africa.
Soul Steps was founded in 2005 by step artist Maxine Lyle to create awareness of step dance beyond the collegiate environment. The mission of Soul Steps is to expand the presence of stepping in the arts and entertainment industries while creating avenues for cultural exchange and awareness among diverse communities. Soul Steps specializes in the live performance, artistic instruction, and educational outreach of African-based step dance.
The mission of the Student-Body Activities Council is to provide enjoyable events on the Seton Hill University campus, to bring academics together with community living, and to create a positive environment for students to grow and have fun together. The Student-Body Activities Council gives students the opportunity to bring activities and events to campus that reflect the interests of the student body.