When the dancer disappears, the dance remains...

Leading to the dance of heart...

Sarakasi’s in-house training and choreography team develops dance and acrobatic shows on client’s creative specifications as well as Sarakasi shows involving and fusing all performance disciplines. The dome is also well equiped venue with spaces for hire and other social amenities to fit clients needs

- Our Clients


Products & Services

Become A Client

Sarakasi Dome Hire
  • Auditorium (1500 PAX)
  • Dance Studio (50 PAX)
  • Foyer (100 PAX)
  • 3Br Apartment (6 PAX)
  • Roof Top (100 PAX)
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Customized Client Shows
  • 18yrs Experience
  • The Best Choreographers & Show Producers
  • Proffessionally Trained Dancers & Acrobats
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Residential Apartments
  • 3 Bedroom
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Fully Furnished
  • Wifi & Parking
  • 6 Occupants PAX
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Guest Tours
  • Learn About Different Dances
  • Experience Different Cultures
  • Watch A Showcase Performance
  • Drummingworkshops
  • Karibu Kenya
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Kids Programme
  • Sartudays 9am-1pm
  • Ages 4yrs – 12yrs
  • 4 Main Courses
  • All Week During School Holidays
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School Programs
  • Lower Primary To Universities
  • Workshops
  • Dance & Acrobatics
  • Social Circus Games etc
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  • Sartudays 9am-1pm
  • Ages 4yrs – 12yrs
  • 4 Main Courses
  • All Week During School Holidays
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Private Classes
  • Dance classes
  • Aerobics Classes
  • Acrobatics Classes
  • Early Mornings or Late Evenings
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Become A Performing Artiste!


The dancers cover a range of disciplines that include traditional dance, African contemporary, salsa, hip hop, street dance, jazz, and other modern contemporary dance, modern traditional dances, bollywood forms. Our acrobats are specialized in human pyramids, summersaults, balancing acts, hoops, limbo, fire acts, tight rope, pole/ pagan, clowning, aerial hoops, aerial silks, short trapeze and much more.

  • Practice like you’ve never won
  • Perform like you’ve never lost
  • Dancing with the feet is one thing…
  • Dancing with your heart is quite another…

Dance Choreographers

Edwin Odhiambo

Sylvester Ondige

Oscar Mwalo

Ted Walukwe

Agnes Kiunga

Music Lessons

Sylvester Ondiege & Ted Walukwe

Acrobatic Trainer

John Washika

Drumming Lessons

Sylvester Ondiege & Ted Walukwe

We make you want to dance...right now!

Sarakasi All Stars

Joyce Wanjiku

Female Acrobat

Joined through kids program at about 8yrs, sent to china and came back with new skills. now making a living off her art.

Mighty Jambo

Acrobatics Group

A group of 7 males, whove worked with us for more than 10yrs, even getting  international job placements. Now they are financially stable and own an academy to give bac to the society.

Various Dancers


Crews that have made notable differences through sarakasi .

The people who make Sarakasi possible

Join The Team

The Board of Trustees governs the Trust by providing strategic direction, formulating and approving policies and decisions, providing overall leadership, supporting the management team and being publicly accountable for the activities of the organization. Furthermore the Board strengthens the organization by being actively involved in fundraising and networking in order for the Trust to become financially sustainable. The Board of Trustees meets a minimum of four times a year.

- Sponsors & Donors


Major Projects...


Smiles for Change

A tailor made edutainment program, bringing art and laughter to vulnerable children living in difficult circumstances.


Amani Lazima

A grass root intervention mechanism for disenfranchised youth who are susceptible to negative influences in their communities..


Social Entrereneurship

Creating marketable products and programs that, through income, better the lives of its participants and the trust


Training & Capacity Building

From its base at Sarakasi Dome in Nairobi, the Trust runs daily training programs for over 60 dancers and 30 acrobats.


Become A Donor Or A Sponsor…

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Sarakasi Trustees

  • Marion Op het Veld (Co-Founder, Managing Director)
  • Mechtild van den Hombergh
  • Sheba Hirst
  • Wilfred Nderitu   
  • kevin Van Dijck
  • Waringa Njonjo
  • Wouter Jan Verwiel

Sarakasi Team

  • Marion Op het Veld: Managing Director
  • James Munga: Finance and Operations Manager
  • Lillian Nakhumicha: Accountant
  • Jane Mbugua: PR, Events & Marketing
  • Edwin Odhiambo: Creative Manager/ Choreographer
  • John Washika: Acrobatic Trainer
  • Fernande Verwiel: Manager Smiles for Change Project
  • Kevin Omolo: Finance and Administration Smiles For Change Assistant Project
  • James Mwangi: Facility manager
  • Cleaning Team
  • Jorim Migango Jane Karanja Vivian Ajwang’

  • Security Team
  • Stephen Munywa Boniface Mwangi John Gathegi Ken


Here’s a list of organisations who’ve helped support the work of Sarakasi Trust, but there are many other private sponsors and donors who we are also very thankful to and without whom our work would not have been possible.


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