Professional Company & School since  1976

A Professional Dance Company, Dance School for all ages and Inner City Youth Junior Dance Company…

Classes are held at the Kennedy Dancers Repertory Center  79 Central Ave.(Corner of Beacon Ave.) Jersey City, N.J.

Classes for children ages 3 & up

Welcome to the Art of Dance and Movement!

The Kennedy Dancers are an IRS certiified  501 C3 NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION located in their own Facility (The Kennedy DAncers Repertory Center) located at 79 Central Ave. and 126 Beacon Ave. 

Our Summer Sampler Afternoon Classes offer a 4-week session of diverse dance styles, including Ballet, Tap, Latin, Jazz, Heels, Gymnastics/Acro, Hip-Hop, and Belly Dance, suitable for both children and adults. Join us for a summer of dance and fun!


Our Dance Day Camp provides a fun-filled environment where students can learn new dance moves, make friends, and enjoy activities like piano lessons, acting classes, arts & crafts, and refreshing swims at the Pershing Field pool.

CLICK HERE and Find out more about our SUMMER DANCE CAMP!

Come Enjoy DANCE This Summer with the Kennedy Dancers Professional Repertory Company!

Professional Company’s Summer Performances

The Kennedy Dancers have visited schools throughout Jersey City and Hudson County for more than 45 yrs. Here is a small selection of our visits to some regular Ed and Special Ed Schools.

We Take ART on the Road!

Scholarships Available for Teens who want to learn to DANCE!

Our Inner City Youth Dance Training Program

Catch one of our many Videos

Kennedy Dancers Pro and teen shows as well as DANCE VISTA and our Special Celebrations through the Yearas!

Professional Dancers who Teach!

our pro dance

The Kennedy Dancers School of Dance follow the standards and content of the State and Local Core Curriculum for the Performing Arts 1.1 – 1.12. 

Diane Dragone

Diane Dragone is the founding director/choreographer /teacher for  the Kennedy Dancers Repertory  Company and the  Kennedy Dancers School.
Diane Dragone created the Dance curriculum for the Hudson County Schools of Technology and taught  gifted and talented & special education dance programs at Hudson County  prep schools as well as classes at the Hudson County Juvenile Detention center. She was also a returning  guest teacher of dance at Hudson County Community College. Diane is a certified  teacher of dance in the state of New Jersey and has performed and created countless choreographies for many regional dance, theater and opera  companies.

Erica Maillet

Dance Teacher:

Erica is originally from Connecticut, where she danced professionally with Ballet Hartford, Dimensional Dance, and Mystic Ballet, before becoming a co-founder of New England Ballet Collective in 2019.

Since moving to New York in 2020, Erica has performed in productions with Ballet Bloom Project, New Rising Sun Dance Project,

The Muse Brooklyn, and American Liberty Ballet.

Joyce Najim

Dance Teacher

Gigi Danielis Dragone Horan

Gigi has been dancing for more than 16 years and has performed with the Kennedy Dancers professional dance company countless times.  She is a “fun” teacher and is well liked by the younger students.  SHe teaches Ballet, Tap, Hip-Hop, Lyrical and Gymnastics.