Celebrating Our 40th Year of Dance Excellence!

Fusion Jazz. Ballet. Lyrical. Contemporary. Graham & Limón Modern.


Our desire at NUBA Dance Theatre is to inspire youth and adults to reach astonishing heights both technically and professionally. NUBA offers a full curriculum in fusion jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, Graham & Limón modern techniques and dance terminology.  NUBA Dance Theatre offers a highly credentialed staff with international performing arts institutes, Broadway credits, television and film resumes.

Our goal as teachers at NUBA Dance Theatre is to develop properly trained bodies for stage and film production. Each educator explores new methods to develop focus, concentration, the weaving of creative minds toward solid solutions, a pride in accomplishment and an appreciation of the arts.

Our belief at NUBA Dance Theatre is based on the core values of the word NUBA:
    N - Nobility

    U - Unity

    B - Benevolence

    A - Ambition

NUBA Dance Theatre does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by law.

Nuba's History is a collective term used for the peoples who inhabit the Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan state in Sudan. The name reflects the roots of Thomas’ ancestors.

NDT first performance in the Bay Area collaboration with Malonga Casquelourd “ROOTS” concert at Laney College Theater 1977.

Nuba Summer Arts Day Camp

Nuba performed throughout the Bay Area for: Juneteenth Celebrations, Kwanzaa Festivals, Black History Presentations, Lecture Demonstrations for Young Audiences, Bay Area Dance Series, Huberts Theater SF CA and Groundbreaking Ceremony San Francisco’s Main Public Library.

In 1988, Nuba Dance Theatre was guest at the first Atlanta GA National Black Arts Festival.  Nuba Dance Theatre received the Finalist in Performance Company from the IZZIES Awards in San Francisco, CA for the Choreography of Nuba's Master Ballet "Universal Spirit" in 1991.

In 1992, Nuba Dance Theatre was chosen to participate in the opening ceremony of Nelson & Winnie Mandela’s first appearance to the Bay Area at the Berkeley Community Theater.

1996 - 2016 Bay Area/India/ NCCU/ Pembroke Performances