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Hello Kennedy Dancers Family!


We are excited to announce 30 Scholarship opportunities for the upcoming Fall 2020 Dance Season! We are offering 15 FULL and 15 HALF SCHOLARSHIPS to hard working and dedicated Hudson County Youth ages 7 to 17 who show an interest and talent in Dance!

All applicants must be interviewed and must show proof of residency in Hudson County. Scholarship opportunities are available on a first come first serve basis.

About the program:
The Kennedy Dancers, Inc., under the direction of Diane Dragone is now in it's 44th 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 7 to 17 who show both a talent and an interest in Dance. Scholarships consist of afterschool dance classes in Ballet, Ballet Variations, Ballroom, Modern, Tap, Theatrical, Jazz, Gymnastics/Tumbling, plus reportory rehearsals. The scholarship includes FREEdance wear and dance shoes.
The program provides advance training that gives talented students the opportunity to learn many formce of dance. All participants are assisted in applying to colleges & university dance programs as well as audition preparation. We also assist in applying for internships, teaching ,and oportunities to perform.
All students must go through the interivew and audition process. Please call Artistic Director, Diane Dragone at (201) 659-2190 to set up your interview. All applicants must be residents of Hudson County.
The Kennedy Dancers, Inc. 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. Children, teens, adults and senior citizens programs take part in diverse dance classes offering fun/fitness/performance opportunities.

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1.School Promo 2.Promo for Holiday Showcase 2019  3.Clips from Our Pier Performances and  4. Entire Holiday Show from 2018