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COOPER'S RAD AWARD NOMINATION Dance Centre Kenya is proud to announce that our Artistic Director Ms Cooper Rust has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Dance Teacher Awards in the category of “Community Engagement”. This year, the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) marks its 100th Anniversary. They are celebrating this by honouring outstanding RAD teachers from around the world through the RAD Centenary Awards. Out of three hundred submissions, Ms Cooper was nominated for her contribution and dedication in making dance and art training available to children who

DCK 5TH ANNIVERSARY GALA BUY TICKETS HERE Dance Centre Kenya is really excited to bring back two pieces from our first showcase five years ago, for our 5th anniversary celebration. La Bayadere’s “Kingdom of the Shades” will feature a 32-member corps de ballet in white tutus dancing en pointe with the unforgettable pas de trois of ladies and leading pas de deux of Nikiya and Solor. Additionally, Sleeping Beauty Act III, “Aurora’s Wedding”, will bring to life many fairy tale characters coming to

THE ROMEO AND JULIET PERFORMANCE BUY TICKETS HERE February 15th – 16th – Valentine’s Day weekend, this Shakespearean masterpiece will be presented in its full-length version for the first time in Kenya as a ballet. The tragic tale of star-crossed lovers will have many special highlights, including guest artists. Among them, there will be Kenya’s own Joel Kioko, from English National Ballet School and Annabel Shaw who studied at Northern Ballet School. Entirely new sets and costumes will be created for this spectacular