Celebrating the Incredible Achievements of Creative Education International (CrEd) Heads: Amar and Jinita Desai

Celebrating the Incredible Achievements of Creative Education International (CrEd) Heads: Amar and Jinita Desai

Aperture Africa Productions the company that runs  Creative Education International (CrEd) in Nairobi has been making waves in the theatre industry, and their remarkable achievements have not gone unnoticed. The heads of CrEd, Amar and Jinita Desai, have been nominated for an astounding 18 awards at the prestigious Kenya Theatre Awards. This recognition is a testament to their dedication, talent, and the outstanding work they have done in the field of theatre production and direction. Let’s delve into their incredible journey and the nominations they have received.

Awards and Nominations:

CrEd’s nominations span across various categories, showcasing their versatility and excellence in different aspects of theatre production. The nominations include:

1. Best Director: Amar Desai has been recognised for his exceptional directorial skills. Their productions demonstrate both life and depth and this nomination is a result of the incredible breadth of productions both done with CrEd and Aperture Africa Productions in a year. 

2. Best Producers: Both Amar Desai and Jinita Desai have been acknowledged for their outstanding work as producers. Their ability to bring together talented individuals and create captivating productions has earned them this well-deserved nomination.

3. Best Theatre Production House: Aperture Africa Productions has been nominated for this prestigious award. It reflects the consistent quality and innovation that Aperture Productions  brings to the theatre industry.

4. Best Production: “The Play That Goes Wrong,” produced by Aperture Africa, has been recognised for its exceptional execution and captivating storytelling. This nomination highlights their commitment to delivering top-notch productions.

5. Best Children’s Play: “The Good, The Bad & The Wolf,” another production by Aperture Africa, has been nominated in this category. This recognition emphasises their dedication to creating engaging and educational theatre experiences for young audiences.

6. Best Musical Theatre: Once again, “The Good, The Bad & The Wolf” has been acknowledged, this time for its outstanding musical elements. This nomination showcases their ability to create memorable and entertaining musical productions.

Acknowledgments and Gratitude:

Amar and Jinita Desai express their gratitude to their fellow thespians, artists, art enthusiasts, silent supporters, sponsors, and most importantly, the audience. They recognise the invaluable support and encouragement they have received throughout their journey. It is this collective effort that has propelled their organisation  to such great heights.

Call to Action:

If you believe that Aperture Africa Productions and its talented team are deserving of these awards, you have the opportunity to show your support. Visit the Kenya Theatre Awards website at and cast your vote for CrEd in the respective categories. Your vote can make a difference and help recognise the exceptional work done by Amar and Jinita Desai and the entire CrEd team.


The nominations received by Amar and Jinita Desai, heads of Creative Education International (CrEd), at the Kenya Theatre Awards are a testament to their remarkable achievements in the theatre industry. Their dedication, talent, and commitment to producing outstanding theatre productions have earned them recognition in multiple categories. As they express their gratitude to their supporters and the audience, we have the opportunity to show our support by voting for them. Let’s celebrate their incredible journey and contribute to their well-deserved success.