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Dance Centre Kenya (DCK) is proud to present its first-ever full-length musical, Oliver, which will take place from June 9th-11th. This internationally acclaimed musical takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England, following the story of young, orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates London’s underworld of theft and violence in search of a home, a family, and most importantly, love. Based on the novel "Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens, the book was adapted for the stage by Lionel Bart, who also composed the music and wrote the lyrics. The musical premiered

For Dance Centre Kenya’s first production of the school year, our junior company dancers will be presenting 5 performances of Aesop’s Fables at the Braeburn Gitanga Theatre: Sunday, October 9th at 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM Monday, October 10th at 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM, and 5:00 PM This first time ever performed ballet is a learning program for everyone involved, from the youngest audience members to the choreographers creating the pieces. The entire show is only one hour long, which is just enough for the little ones in the audience

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!

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

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