The Kennedy Center

Dance Place Step Team



Biography

The Dance Place Step Team began in Fall, 2000.  After having taken Step during the Dance Place Summer Camp with members of Step Afrika, a number of the participants did not want to quit so they promptly asked Carla Perlo (Dance Place Founding Director) if they could create the Step Team. They are now in their sixteenth season.  The Artistic Director is Donna Kearney and Assistant Director  Princess Riddick. The Dance Place Step Team has performed at venues such as The Taste of DC, The Corcoran Gallery, Kennedy Center Dance Africa DC and the International Blacks in Dance Conference.  They were nominated for a DC Dance Award in 2001 and 2005, won 1st place in the Arlington County Step Competition in 2004, won 2nd place in the Arlington County Step Competition 2011. And placed (5th SUPERIOR) out of 13 groups in the Disney Step Classic in Orlando Florida February 2012.
Dance Place Step Team