The Kennedy Dancers will hold auditions for pre-professional, afterschool dance training program called the Kennedy Dancers Inner City Youth Junior Dance Company. All young teens- ages 11 to 15 that possess raw talent and express an interest in training are welcome to audition at a modern dance class on Monday, June 16th at the Kennedy Dancers Studio (79 Central Ave.) at 5:30pm. Teens must live in Hudson County and they must also bring copies of proof of residency, copy of birth certificate and copy of their family financial information.
Classes will begin September 2014 and will include training in Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tumbling, Ballroom Dance. The Inner City Youth (ICY) Dance Program requires your participation 3 evenings weekly from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Weekends are off, except for performances. The ICY Dance program also performs about 15 concerts annually and many of them will be performed with The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company (the professional ensemble). The Kennedy Dancers offer all students assistance in applying to dance programs in both high schools and college/universities. The Kennedy Dancers also assist both the pre-professional and the established professionals in the audition process for Broadway, movies and TV and all other professional dance companies.
The Inner City Youth pre-professional dance training program currently has 5 full scholarships available for September 2014 through June 2015. The full scholarships will consist of FREE tuition and may include some dance wear and attire. They must, however, pay for some dance shoes and some dance wear. The ICY dance training program also has 5 partial scholarships available. These scholarships pay a low monthly fee- some free dance shoes and dance wear, but must also pay for some dance shoes and dance wear.
For more information, call 201 659-2190.
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