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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

On Sunday 13th of January 2019, DCK will hold Company auditions at the Lavington Studio. Dancers in Grades 1 to 3 will audition from 1:00 to 2:00 pm and those in Grade 4, 5 & Intermediate Foundations will audition from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Intermediate, Advanced Foundation and Advanced I & II will audition at 3.00 to 4.00 pm. This audition is for students who are in grade one and above and take a minimum of two ballet classes a week. We strongly encourage Company members to

Dance Centre Kenya is proud to introduce to you our fourth full length Nutcracker performance. This year, for the very first time in Kenya, we have a live Orchestra - The Nairobi Philharmonic - performing the full score of the Nutcracker accompanied by the Ghetto Classics Children's Choir. They will be under the baton of American Conductor Jonathan Rush joined by additional musicians coming from Europe. Paul Nduati, who has featured in the Kenyan classical music scene as a piano accompanist over the last 10 years, will be the orchestra's

We had an exciting time at Dance Centre Kenya with students coming in for the 2018 Dance Intensive. The kick off was on 27th – 29th August 2018 at the DCK studios at the Lavington Mall, carrying on to our Karen Hardy Studio from 30th August – 1st September 2018. Our primary goal in these workshops is to give young dancers a unique opportunity to experience the highest levels of training in various styles of dance and help them to re-energize and get fit ahead of getting back

We have come to the end of another week of workshops. We have had many students joining us. This has been an amazing time to meet and develop young talent. We have learnt quite a lot as we have taught these young ones. More importantly we have allowed ourselves to become part of these children’s lives from Monday to Friday. We have exposed them to different disciplines of dance and enjoyed teaching them. We have had Gymnastics, Ballet, Musical theatre, Hip hop, Contemporary and African Dance. Watching them

Artist for Africa is a US based charity that seeks to provide support for African arts students, to enable them to take their craft to the next level. Since the establishment of DCK, Artists for Africa has supported many of our students, providing them with housing, school fees, dance wear, and opportunities to travel abroad and participate in international training programs. Currently, 10 of our students are training at the University of South Carolina Summer Dance Conservatory in the United States.   They have been joined by former DCK