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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:  and vote today!

Holiday Program: For those whose schools are closing soon/have closed already, we are offering holiday workshops from the 6th-24th of December from 9.30am - 12.30pm in all our studios (Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Hardy Shopping Centre and Lavington Mall). 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: Alice in Wonderland Week 2: Magical Stories and Fairy Tales Week 3: Holiday Magic! We will hold a presentation for

THE 6TH ANNUAL NUTCRACKER BALLET That most magical time of year is back. After a one year hiatus due to COVID, Dance Centre Kenya performers will be back at the Kenya National Theatre for five shows on the weekend of December 3rd, 4th, and 5th. Get your tickets today, as we will certainly sell out! Go to “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” written in 1816 by German author E. T. A. Hoffmann, has fascinated and inspired artists, composers, and audiences for nearly two hundred years. It is

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

THE 5TH ANNUAL NUTCRACKER BALLET Oshwal Auditorium December 1st Kenya National Theatre 7th & 8th 2019 BUY TICKETS HERE Attending the Dance Centre Kenya full-length production of The Nutcracker is now a highlight of the upcoming festive season in Nairobi. The fifth annual production will ensure that the audience enjoys the beauty and magic of this holiday delight. The popular Tchaikovsky classic, a traditional fairytale ballet in two acts centered on a family’s Christmas Eve celebration, is known to exude elegance leaving audiences with a

Dance Centre Kenya (DCK) is pleased to announce our first ever Junior Company production of The Tales of Mother Goose: October 5th at 1:00 pm – GEMS Cambridge Auditorium October 6th at 1:00 pm & 3:30 pm- Braeburn Garden Estate This show has an array of senior company dancers such as Stella Eising, Zoie Ndonye and Francis Waweru who will make their choreographic debut using the junior company dancers. For our younger audience members, the classic nursery rhymes of Little Miss Muffet, Jack and Jill, Bah Bah Black Sheep, and

We are almost coming to the end of the term. If you are looking around on what to do to keep the little ones busy during this long holiday, DCK offers what you are looking for. Dance Centre Kenya is offering its annual holiday workshops for three weeks in July and three weeks in August. The workshops are an opportunity for the children to learn different dance and movement disciplines. It will also be an opportunity for them to make new friends as they interact with children from