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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!

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 https://www.kenyabuzz.com/events/event/nutcracker-2021. “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