Patrons with Disabilities Services

Since our inception we have offered classes to children, teens and adults with and without disabilitiesin

The Kennedy Dancers, Inc.

Institutional Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Access Policy Statement


Diversity, inclusion, and equal access have been, and will continue to be fundamental principles at The Kennedy Dancers, where access to the company’s facilities, classes, performances, events, and hiring practices are offered without regard to personal characteristics such as race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital and civil partnership/union status, citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, unemployment status, familial status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, caregiver status, or other characteristics protected by law.


These principles of diversity, inclusion, and equal access apply to all aspects of The Kennedy Dancers practices across all categories of individuals. Individuals should be able to share in The Kennedy Dancers experience, free from biased or demeaning conduct or statements based on their personal characteristics.


The Kennedy Dancers respects and values diverse life experiences and heritages and ensures that all voices are valued and heard. We are committed to modeling diversity and inclusion for the entire arts industry of the nonprofit sector, and to maintaining an inclusive environment with equitable treatment for all. We advocate for public and private-sector policy that promotes diversity, inclusion, and equity while challenging systems and policies that create inequity, oppression, and disparity.


Individuals with questions or concerns about this policy should contact the Human Resources Officer. The Kennedy Dancers strictly prohibits retaliation against anyone who, in good faith, reports a violation of this policy or participates in an investigation into a potential violation of this policy.

The Kennedy Dancers Inc. does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, religion, gender,
gender expression,age, national origin, disability,
marital status,sexual orientation, or military status,
in any of its activities or operations

The Kennedy Dancers Inc. complies with the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA),
which prohibits discrimination in the provision of programs,
services or activities to individuals with disabilities.

We aspire to make every effort to be totally accessible physically and programmatically.

The Kennedy Dancers strive to of maintain diversity in its artist roster, management and staffing, and in shaping the membership of its Board of Directors.

All volunteers and staff are fully trained and sensitive to the needs of its patrons and seek to provide performance and rehearsal facilities that are completely accessible to both artists and audiences.

We offer ticket prices in all price ranges

to people with disabilities and up to three (3) companions requesting accessible seating.

We also offer discounted ticket prices to individuals with disabilities and their companions.

For more information pertaining to classes for people with disabilities please call us at. (201)659-2190.


What We Provide...

The Kennedy Dancers, Inc. provide structured dance and fitness classes to people in the age range of 5 to 60 and over that help provide skills and development in the arts and include programmatic components that are deliberate in helping youth to seniors to develop mental health protective factors such as self-confidence, resiliency and other social and emotional skills and provide opportunities to increase positive in-­person social interaction and relationships and build community connections.


The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Center strives to be an event center that is not only accessible, but one that also actively encourages the attendance of all individuals at our performances and classes-regardless of physical ability. The Central Ave. side of the KDRC features an accessible ramp which leads directly into the building. To that end, The Kennedy Dancers inc. affirms it’s committment to the precepts of equal opportunity and the American Disabilities Act, making every reasonable effort to comply with ADA Guidelines whenever and wherever possible. Please contact the Kennedy Dancers at 201-659-2190 if you have questions regarding accessibility, or would like to request additional accessible assistance ahead of time for an upcoming performance or class. Our facility is Barrier Free.

Mass Transportation

The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Center )KDRC) is located on a busy N.J. transit rout for the 87 bus (traveling from Greenville through Journal Square and Jersey and onto Hoboken.In addition, the 119 bus begins in Bayonne and passes the KDRC on the way to the NYC Port Authority.


Accessible parking spaces are available. If you call us in advance (201)659-2190, we will attempt to reserve a space directly outside the facility.

Wheelchair Accessibility

Persons using wheelchairs and up to three companions will be accommodated. Just call the Kennedy Dancers two weeks in advance so we may accomodate your needs.

Our Accessible. Ramp is on the Central Ave. side of our building and opens up right into the performance and studio space of the KDRC. Attendees may stay in their wheelchairs for performances and our bathroom is on the same level and is handicap accessible as well. Please inform someone on our staff (when purchasing tickets or registering, that you would like to attend a class or performance and they will help you.

Assisted Listening System (ALS)

ALS devices are available upon request.

  When purchasing tickets, please inform an associate in our box office that you would like to reserve a listening device for the performance. Please note, although listening devices are available, a week advance notice is necessary in order to have the devices available at showtime. Please inform a staff member, in advance , at (201)659-2190.

Also, Please allow 48 hours for
sign language interpretation,

Large Print

Large Print Programs are available upon request. For those wishing to receive a large print program, please inform someone in our box office so we may accomodate your request and have the program available at showtime. You may pick up the program at the performance.