Jared Onyango

Choreographer, Dancer

Nairobi, Kenya

Jared Onyango, based in Nairobi, Kenya, is a dancer and choreographer whose interest is in the body as necessary material for attaining desired physical knowledge and experience.  He uses dance, photography/moving images and writing as mediums to express and explore his ideas. He received the Pina Bausch Fellowship For Dancers and Choreographers 2016. For the Pina Bausch Foundation 2016 fellowship he worked with Francesco Scavetta at Vitlycke Centre for Performing Arts in Sweden / Norway last year. He is the pioneer of Waridi Projects Nairobi, a dance group based in Nairobi. Waridi Projects Nairobi conducts dance and choreographic activities that creates occasions for networking and collaboration with local and international artists.