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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

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 (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

Dance Centre Kenya is pleased to announce that the end of year recitals, a dance for love are ongoing. We had the Rosslyn studio show on 23rd June, at the Braeburn-Garden Estate. This is our annual performance in which all of our students participate with their individual classes. It is a way of letting the world know what we’ve been up to throughout the term besides the RAD. We have two more performances coming up, on Saturday 29th June for the Lavington studio at Braeside Theatre and Sunday

It is evident that Dance Center Kenya is becoming known for its spectacular performances. Our Christmas production, The Nutcracker, is now an annual feature on the Nairobi social calendar and we recently put together our fourth full-length performance. The Nutcracker season opened with an elegant Black-Tie Gala and Exclusive Raffle at the Kenya National Theatre on Saturday, December 1st, 2018. Following the opening night, there were two shows on Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 at the Kenya National Theatre. Thereafter, there was another breathtaking performance on Saturday, December 8th, 2018

Dance Centre Kenya (DCK) is pleased to announce our first ever full-length production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night's Dream. Opening night – March 30th at 7:00 pm Matinee performances– March 31st at 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm The Kenya National Theatre This Shakespearean classic will provide the 65 members of Dance Centre Kenya’s elite Ballet Company the opportunity to showcase their talent, while giving young and old audience members alike an opportunity to witness a spectacular event and be whisked away to the land of magic and fairytale. The proceeds