WHO WE ARE

We are a leading Afro Latin dance company in Kenya. It was founded by Dan Ombok and Allan Korir in the year 2016, as an initiative of the Dance for Charity Foundation.

It was founded by Dan Ombok and Allan Korir in the year 2016, as an initiative of the Dance for Charity Foundation.

Since its inception, The Nairobi Dance Project has cultivated and nurtured a community of professional dance instructors, performers, competitors, students and AfroLatin music and dance enthusiasts across Africa, by providing opportunities for training, performance and collaboration.

As part of its creative activities since its founding, The Nairobi Dance Project has created, produced and toured locally and internationally with its own performances and workshops, as well as commissioned works for dance companies, universities, international dance institutions and dance schools. Moreover, The Nairobi Dance Project is the organizing company of the annual Kizomba Sensação Festival, which is not only the first festival of its kind in Nairobi but the first purely Kizomba festival in Africa.

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The Nairobi Dance Project delivers on its founders’ vision of nurturing the creative potential of individuals, whether they be professional or non-professional dancers, and to positively impact on the current landscape of dance in Africa as relates to how it is taught, learnt and perceived. By stimulating the creativity of the participants, The Nairobi Dance Project seeks to promote a creative and safe space in which each participant finds his/her own artistry whilst taking inspiration from others around them, thus enriching their experience of dance.

MEET OUR TEAM

The Nairobi Dance Project is comprised of talented and dedicated instructors who share a passion for the art of dance. We strive to expose our dancers to the highest level of instruction setting the standard for professionalism in choreography, performance and social dance.

Faith Ogega

Instructor

Dan Ombok

Instructor

Grace Wambugi

Instructor

Allan Korir

Instructor

Niki Frencken

Instructor

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