Steps Youth Dance Company

34 youth dancers perform with original live music created and played by the Rhibosome trio of drummer/DJs on turntables, sampler, drum kit, congas and other percussion.

Choreographed by: Felicity Bott, Bernie Bernard, Setefano Tele and Sandi Woo.

“…with 15 boys and 20 girls, aged 12-20 years from secondary and post-secondarycontexts, this project involves the largest STEPS ensemble in the history of the company.”

Spanning house, breakbeat, drum and bass, dub, hip-hop, nu-jazz and afro-latin grooves, Rhibosome are an organic cut and paste collage of live musicians, loops, sub-bass, funky breaks and heavy percission grooves. The Rhibosome collective is made up of: Davee McKinney, Clayton Chipper, Andrew Selmes and George Nikoloudis. Try: RHIBOSOME, the web site.

STEPS Youth Dance Company
STEPS is a vibrant and energetic dance company for young people. STEPS provides opportunities for enthusiastic and motivated young performers to work alongside professional choreographers, musicians, teachers and technicians. Members of the company take part in workshops and rehearsals culminating in public performance seasons.

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Great Southern Dance pays its respects to the original owners of the land upon which we work, the Muwinina and the Mumirimina people.

We acknowledge the Tasmanian Aboriginal Community as the continuing custodians of lutruwita (Tasmania) and honour Aboriginal Elders past and present. We value their history, culture and resilience and acknowledge that sovereignty has never been ceded.

lutruwita milaythina Pakana – Tasmania is Aboriginal Land