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Anniversary Gala, 7 years of Dance Centre Kenya and 70 years of the Kenya National Theatre June 11th- 12th – Two and a half years after DCK was to celebrate our fifth-year anniversary, we will finally present La Bayadere’s “Kingdom of the Shades”, which 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

Holiday Program: For those whose schools are closing soon/have closed already, we are offering holiday workshops from the 4th-23rd of April from 9.30am - 12.30pm in Hardy Shopping Centre and Lavington Mall and from the 4th-16th of April from 9.30am - 12.30am in Rosslyn Riviera Studio. Dance, Ballet, Gymnastics and Arts and Craft, all in one! 3 hours of fun for the kids and 3 hours of peace for the parents. Every week we work with a different theme: Week 1: Means of Transport Week 2: Olympics Week 3: Summer We will hold

The Royal Academy of Dance is the world’s largest examining and teaching organization in classical ballet. Around the world, RAD exams are recognized for their quality, and each year, nearly a quarter of a million candidates across the globe choose to take their dance exams with RAD. They offer a wide range of exams and assessments to motivate and reward students of all ages and abilities. Their focus is on creativity and musicality, providing opportunities to progress and achieve. It’s not just professional or young dancers who

THE RETURN OF CINDERELLA Four years after the ballet’s Nairobi premiere, Cinderella is back with more magic and romance than ever before. With world-class sets painted by Naomi Maina and props and costumes created by Palacina Interiors, the audience will be swept away along with Cinderella herself. The Opening Night Gala will be a great date night to pull out your black tie attire, and the following matinee and early evening performances will be family events with opportunities to do backstage tours and get the principal dancers’ autographs.  Click

DANCE CENTRE KENYA NUTCRACKER AWARD NOMINATION Dance Centre Kenya is proud to announce that our 2021 Nutcracker production has been nominated for 6 Kenya Theatre Awards, including Best Children's Play, Best Original Choreography in a Musical Play (Cooper Rust), Best Dance Theatre, Best Set Design (Naomi Wambui), Best Costume Design (Nathlie Fusillo, Palacina Interiors, and Best Producer (Cooper Rust). Voting ends on January 31st and you can vote in all categories. Click here: https://kenyatheatreawards.com  and vote today!