The Kennedy Dancers

School of 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 actually wrote the Curriculum for The Hudson County Prep as well as Hudson County High Tech His School.

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.

Eric Stucky

Eric Stucky, based in Portland, Oregon, holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from Marymount Manhattan College. He specialized in Teaching Arts & minored in Arts Management. He trained in Israel at Dance Jerusalem, performing works by Noa Zuk and Roni Chadash. Stucky was a member of Jennifer Muller/ The Works and toured with them for two seasons. His choreography has been featured in global film festivals and events, including Germany’s Super Talent.

Notably, he performed at venues like Kaatsbaan and New York Live Arts, and he recently appeared at events like Asian Cultural Council’s Anniversary Gala and Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights.

Stucky brings over three years of fashion marketing experience, having collaborated with prominent magazines like Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, as well as major events like the VMAs and MET Gala.

He’s excited to contribute to the next generation

of dancers at Kennedy Dancers.

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.

Joyce Najim

Dance Teacher

Britney Ramirez

Director of Business Administration

Britney Ramirez was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ. 

She oversees the Day to Day Operation of the Kennedy Dancers Inc.

Shenelle Walker

Director of Marketing & Promotions

Originally from Jamaica,

Shenelle handles our Marketing

and Event Promotions

To Find Out More about

The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Center 

Call us or send us a message!

Kennedy Dancers Repertory Center

79 Central Ave., Jersey City, N.J. 07306


(201) 659-2190