School and Education

Date: 1st January 2001
Category: Education/School

She attended Rusinga International School in Kenya and acted in school plays, with a minor role in Oliver Twist being her first play. Nyong'o later joined St. Mary's School in Nairobi, where she received an IB Diploma in 2001 before go to college in the United States.  She attended college in the United States, earning a Bachelor's degree in film and theater studies from Hampshire College.  Nyong'o later completed a master's degree in acting in 2012, from the Yale School of Drama. 

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