Jared ONYANGO is a contemporary artist whose focus is dance and choreography. He is currently based in Nairobi. Between 2013 and 2015, Jared trained in contemporary dance at P.A.R.T.S.(Performing Arts Research and Training Studios) an international dance and choreography school in Brussels Belgium.
Between 2010 & 2012, he participated in series of workshops on African traditional and contemporary dance workshops at a dance school called: Ecole des Sables in Toubab Dialaw, Senegal.
Jared ONYANGO is a Pina Bausch fellow for dance and choreography 2016. During the fellowship, he worked with Francesco Scavetta at Vitlycke Centre for Performing Arts in Sweden / Norway in 2016. Francesco is the choreographer of the WEE dance company.
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In September 2018, Jared presented a commissioned for the KlaArt18 Festivals in Kampala Uganda. The project explores everyday movements in urban spaces and interactions between pedestrians with the city. During this project Jared gave several workshops to dancers from Kampala where he selected seven dancers to work with. Result was two performances pieces which were presented in the historic Kampala road and the busy Kiyembe lane.