Savion Glover Brings STePz To The Harris
By Michelle Meywes Kopeny in Arts & Entertainment on Jan 23, 2014 3:40PM
Savion Glover is considered a living tap legend. After all, he learned from the best: mentored by the one and only Gregory Hines. Over his 30 years in the business as a "hoofer" and choreographer, he’s worked on Broadway and in film on projects like Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk (for which he won a Tony) and more recently Disney’s Happy Feet. Some younger fans might even recognize him from recurring spots on Sesame Street.
Now Glover brings his latest production, STePz to the stage at Harris Theater. Joined by tappers Marshall Davis, Jr. and 3CW (3 Controversial Women): Ayodele Casel, Robyn Watson and Sarah Savelli, Glover “fuses the past with the present” as he honors some of his favorite musicians and dancers. From Shostakovich to Coltrane to Prince, tap rhythms accompany a trip through time and style.
STePz is only for one night, this Friday at 7 p.m., but Glover & Friends will also perform a special one-hour program as part of the Harris’s Family Series on Saturday at 2pm. Tickets for STePz are $30-$50, and tickets for the Family Series performance begin at $10.