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[dt_sc_simple_heading type=”two-border-with-subtitle” text=”When the dancer disappears, the dance remains…” subtext=”Leading to the dance of heart…” class=”default”]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Morbi[/dt_sc_simple_heading][dt_sc_blockquote type=”type2″]Dance as if nobody is watching. Enjoy each step along the way that takes you into the unknown space.  Let go and allow your life play out its dance on the edge of time like dew drops on the tip of a leaf…melt into the moment that is available![/dt_sc_blockquote]
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- Vaslav Nijinsky

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Major Projects…

[dt_sc_number_counter icon_type=”icon_url” value=”2006″ append=”+” title=”Smiles for Change A tailor made edutainment program, bringing art and laughter to vulnerable children living in difficult circumstances.” class=”aligncenter”]
[dt_sc_number_counter icon_type=”icon_url” value=”2007″ append=”+” title=”Amani Lazima A grass root intervention mechanism for disenfranchised youth who are susceptible to negative influences in their communities..” class=”aligncenter”]
[dt_sc_number_counter 0=”value=“2001“ ” icon_type=”icon_url” append=”+” title=”Social Entrereneurship Creating marketable products and programs that, through income, better the lives of its participants and the trust” class=”aligncenter”]
[dt_sc_number_counter icon_type=”icon_url” value=”2001″ append=”+” title=”Training & Capacity Building From its base at Sarakasi Dome in Nairobi, the Trust runs daily training programs for over 60 dancers and 30 acrobats.” class=”aligncenter last”]

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Become A Performing Artiste!

LEARN NUANCES FROM MASTERS

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…
[dt_sc_iconbox type=”type3″ icon_type=”image” title=”Dance Choreographers” class=”alignleft no-icon-bg”] Edwin Odhiambo Sylvester Ondige Oscar Mwalo Ted Walukwe Agnes Kiunga [/dt_sc_iconbox]
[dt_sc_iconbox type=”type3″ icon_type=”image” title=”Music Lessons” class=”alignleft no-icon-bg”] Sylvester Ondiege & Ted Walukwe [/dt_sc_iconbox]
[dt_sc_iconbox type=”type3″ icon_type=”image” title=”Acrobatic Trainer” class=”alignleft no-icon-bg”] John Washika [/dt_sc_iconbox]
[dt_sc_iconbox type=”type3″ icon_type=”image” title=”Drumming Lessons” class=”alignleft no-icon-bg”] Sylvester Ondiege & Ted Walukwe [/dt_sc_iconbox]


SUPPORT SARAKASI TRUST…

Become A Donor Or A Sponsor…

Release user experience beta. Backing monetization paradigm shift.

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[dt_sc_iconbox type=”type3″ icon=”fa fa-certificate” title=”Sarakasi Trustees” class=”alignleft no-icon-bg large-font with-border”]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.
  • Marion Op het Veld (Co-Founder, Managing Director)
  • Mechtild van den Hombergh
  • Sheba Hirst
  • Wilfred Nderitu   
  • Evans Mwaura Githua
  • Sam Mwai
  • Waringa Njonjo
  • Wouter Jan Verwiel
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  • Marion Op het Veld: Managing Director
  • James Munga: Finance and Operations Manager
  • Eric Gitau: Accountant
  • Jane Mbugua: PR and Event Officer
  • 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 and Security Team
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[dt_sc_simple_heading type=”two-border-with-subtitle” text=”We make you want to dance…right now!” subtext=”Sarakasi All Stars” class=”aligncenter dark-bg”] If you want to see best performing arts in Nairobi, the Sarakasi Trust is the place to be. The all-round Sarakasi acrobats and dancers have performed locally, regionally and around the world and their shows range from traditional African to African urban and contemporary and include, amongst others, acrobatics, juggling, balancing and aerial acts fused with unique dance choreographies. The shows are fast paced and spectacular. No matter where you come from, you will appreciate our artists performing acrobatic and dance shows including fusions thereof. 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. Morbi[/dt_sc_simple_heading]
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  • Auditorium (1500 PAX)
  • Dance Studio (50 PAX)
  • Foyer (100 PAX)
  • 3Br Apartment (6 PAX)
  • Roof Top (100 PAX)
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  • 18yrs Experience
  • The Best Choreographers & Show Producers
  • 60 Trained Dancers
  • 30 Trained Acrobats
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  • 3 Bedroom
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Fully Furnished
  • Wifi & Parking
  • 6 Occupants PAX
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  • Learn About Different Dances
  • Experience Different Cultures
  • Watch A Showcase Performance
  • Karibu Kenya
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  • Sartudays 9am-1pm
  • Ages 4yrs – 12yrs
  • 4 Main Courses
  • All Week During School Holidays
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  • 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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  • Dance classes
  • Aerobics Classes
  • Acrobatics Classes
  • Early Mornings or Late Evenings
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