Savion Glover STePz into Schaefer Center

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Article Published: Oct. 31, 2013 | Modified: Nov. 16, 2013
Savion Glover STePz into Schaefer Center

Tony Award-winning dancer Savion Glover steps into Appalachian’s Schaefer Center for a Nov. 15 performance.
Photo courtesy of Savion Glover Productions



With unmatched energy and the ability to take tap dancing to a whole new level, Savion Glover is hailed as “America’s tap master.”

On Friday, Nov. 15, at 8 p.m., Savion Golver’s STePz will take over the stage at Appalachian State University’s Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.

Of Glover, The New Yorker writes, “There is nothing boring about his dance making, and watching his latest piece is like going on every ride at the carnival.”

STePz fuses traditional music selections with Glover’s self-proclaimed tap style, unpredictability and energy. To watch videos and get more information on the Nov. 15 event, visit http://pas.appstate.edu/schedule/id/283.

Savion Glover is a Tony Award-winning hoofer, choreographer and producer. His numerous credits include Broadway shows “The Tap Dance Kid,” “Black and Blue,” “Jelly’s Last Jam” and “Bring in ’da Noise, Bring in ’da Funk.”

Film credits include “Tap” with Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis Jr., “Bamboozled” by Spike Lee, “Happy Feet” and “Happy Feet Two.”

Glover also runs a tap school, called HooFeRzCLuB, in his hometown of Newark, N.J.
General admission tickets are $20, and student tickets cost $10. This event offers a special discount for Appalachian faculty and staff of $16. In order to receive the discount, call or visit the Schaefer Center box office.

The Pick 5 discount is available for this show and offers a break on the ticket price when the tickets are purchased in multiples of five. The Pick 5 discount is offered on most of the events during the 2013-14 Performing Arts Series.

To purchase tickets or inquire about the Pick 5 discount, call or visit the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts box office at (828) 262-4046 or 733 Rivers St. Tickets can also be purchased online at pas.appstate.edu.



2013-14 Performing Arts Series Season

• River North Dance Chicago – Jan. 31, 2014
• Orpheus Chamber Orchestra – Feb. 25, 2014
• STOMP – March 4, 2014
• Montana Repertory Theatre: “The Miracle Worker” – April 3, 2014
• ASU Theatre & Dance and Hayes School of Music: “Kiss Me, Kate” – April 11-13, 2014



About the Performing Arts Series

The Performing Arts Series supports the teaching mission of Appalachian State University by presenting a diverse array of music, dance and theater events designed to enrich the cultural landscape of the campus and surrounding region.

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