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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

or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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,

Peer Grouping,

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


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