Jared Onyango Mentorship Awards recipient

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  • Cultural & Artistic Responses to the Environmental Crisis


  • Dance
  • Literature
  • Performance


  • Kenya
Jared Onyango is a Kenyan dancer and choreographer based in Nairobi. Trained at the Performing Arts Research and Training Studios in Brussels, Belgium, Onyango uses performance as the medium for investigating public spaces, human movement and human contacts with these spaces. He is the co-founder and chairperson of Tempo Arts Centre, a community based organization in Lucky Summer Estate, Nairobi that is focused on conservation of the environment and the Nairobi rivers and nurturing youth talents. He frequently participates in the workshops and activities of the dance school Ecole des Sables in Senegal.