(Gainesville, GA) The Brenau University Step Team “Echo Squad” ignited the crowd with at their annual spring step show in Pearce Auditorium on Thursday, April 7. Sophomores Amari Banks and Janai Bennett hosted the show. The duo told their bad breakup stories in between introducing different acts throughout the night.
The show was themed after the differences between boys and girls after break-ups. The team appeared on stage with powerful steps and well-organized skits that kept the crowd’s attention. During the part I themed from the male perspective the team danced and performed skits off of the songs “Thief in the Night” by Young Thug, “Recognize” by PartyNextDoor, “Exchange” by Bryson Tiller and “Sorry” by Justin Bieber. During part II themed from the male perspective the team performed from the songs “Here We Go Again” by Trina ft. Kelly Rowland, “Say It” by Tory Lanez and a special remix of Beyonce’s song “Formation.”
During the intermission, the crowd received three performances to keep the energy going. Sophomore Devin Smith gave a wonderful spoken word performance with a captivating poem about love trying not to destroy each other. Next Sophomore Arrissa Walker along with her father and younger brother performed an outstanding musical selection. She played the piano as she sung the originally written piece. Lastly, Senior Eenyie Ken-Piaro delivered an original spoken word piece entitled “A Woman’s Scorned: Broken Vows.” The poem was so powerful, she completely silenced the crowd with the passion and strength behind her words.
The Spring Step Show: Boys vs Girls Post Break Up was overall a fun experience and a great success! To watch clips of the teams performance, please visit their Facebook page entitled Echo Squad.