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Kennedy Dancers holds AUDITIONS for
scholarships On December 20th!
Jersey City, NJ- The Kennedy Dancers, Inc, under the direction of Diane Dragone,
is now in their 40th year, announces auditions
for the Inner City Youth Pre-Professional Program,
also known as ICY. The ICY full and partial scholarships are available
to students ages 15 to 18,
who have had at least 2 years of dance training. Scholarships consist of
after school dance classes in Ballet, Ballet Variations, Ballroom, Modern, Tap,
Theatrical Jazz, Gymnastics/Tumbling, plus repertory rehearsals.
The scholarship includes FREE dancewear and dance shoes.
This program provides advance training that gives talented teens the opportunity
to learn many forms of dance. All participants are assisted in applying to
College/University dance programs and also with auditions.
We also assist in applying for internships, teaching,
and opportunities to perform professionally.
The auditions will be held in our Hip Hop class on
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 6:00pm until 6:45pm.
Please arrive at 5:30pm to fill out forms. Auditions will end at 6:45pm.
The auditions will be held at Kennedy Dancers Studios located at79 Central Ave,
Jersey City, NJ 07306. In order to reserve a spot for a position,
please call at 201-659-2190 and leave a message
Teens who have training in Ballet, Modern, or Jazz
will have an advantage at the auditions.
The class will be taught by professional Dancer/Teacher
from the Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company, Bong Dizon.
Dancers must wear professional clothing (Tights, Leotards,
Ballet Slippers, and Jazz shoes). There is no income limit for applicants.
If your family has low, moderate or high income,
all teens 14 to 18 are eligible for the scholarship.
This audition is for talented teens; residency and
financial status is not an issue whether you are low are high income,
scholarship is still available. This is a real holiday opportunity for talented teens.
The Kennedy Dancers is a non-profit
Jersey City Based Professional, American Dance Company
established in 1976 with a mission of bringing high quality
dance training and professional performance opportunities to the NY/NJ Metro area.
Since its inception, the company has grown to respond to
the community's special needs serving
low income/at risk/incarcerated teens/senior citizens through diverse dance classes
offering fun/fitness/performance opportunities.
Funding for The Kennedy Dancers
The Kennedy Dancers, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
Funding is made possible in part by funds from
The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Dept. of State,
a partner of The National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from
The New Jersey Cultural Trust, PSE&G Foundation, The African American Fund,
The Scarmolin Trust, Turrell Fund, Puffin Foundation,
The Jersey City Community Development Block Grant,
Hudson County Office on the Aging,
Hudson City Savings Bank,
The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission,
Bank of America Foundation,
Lillian Schenck Foundation,
Wells Fargo Bank and
Provident Bank Foundation.
The Kennedy Dancers, Inc.
79 Central Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
P (201) 659-2190
F (201) 792-1523
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 15:43|