The Kennedy Dancers 2019 Holiday Showcase is coming

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The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company (Professional Company) - Photo Credit: Tom Horan
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The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company (Professional Company)- Photo Credit: Tom Horan
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The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company (Professional Company) - Photo Credit: Tom Horan
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The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company (Professional Company) - Photo Credit: Tom Horan
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The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company (Professional Company)- Photo Credit: Tom Horan
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The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company (Professional Company) - Photo Credit: Tom Horan

The Kennedy Dancers, Inc., Diane Dragone, Executive & Artistic Director, St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, and New Jersey State Council on the Arts have announced The Kennedy Dancer’s 2019 Holiday Showcase.

The showcase features performances by The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company (professionals) with choreography by Diane Dragone to Handel’s ‘Water Music’, Dr. Larry King’s ‘O’ Gracious Light’, and Pachelbel’s ‘Canon in D Major’.

The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company will perform along with The Kennedy Dancers Inner City Youth Pre-professional Dancers; as well as students from The Kennedy Dance School in Ms. Dragone’s Caribbean ‘Silent Night’, and ‘Akiwowo’, music by Babatunde Olatunji.

An added feature this year are several variations from the Nutcracker, including Le Promenade of Mother Ginger, The Spanish Dance, Chinese Dance, The Russian Dance, The Tarantella, and The Sugar Plum Fairy choreographed by Co-rehearsal Director Kat Reese.

This year’s show features both traditional and non-traditional works in dance. The Kennedy Dancers 2019 Holiday Showcase is not just a variation of the ‘Nutcracker’, but a cultural celebration of music and dance celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Diwali, and others…clearly something for everyone!

The Kennedy Dancers 2019 Holiday Showcase will be presented at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church on Thursday, December 19th at 10 a.m. for schools only and December 21st at 7:30 p.m. for the general public.

Early Bird Special: Tickets purchased by December 6, 2019 are priced at $20.00 for Adults; $15.00 for Children under age 12 and Seniors for the 7:00pm evening performance on 12/21/19.

Ticket Pricing after Dec.6th and at the door: $25.00 for Adults; Children under age 12 and Senior Citizens pay $20.00 per ticket.

The school performance at 10:00am on Thursday, 12/19/19, is only for students, faculty, and school staff. School performance price is $8.00 per ticket. Great Field Trip!!!

Be sure to reserve your tickets now!

Schools: Please pay directly to The Kennedy Dancers, Inc., 79 Central Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306

General Public: Tickets may be purchased by visiting our studio or calling 201-659-2190. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. You may also pay on-line starting Nov.8, 2019 at: www.kennedydancers.org

Your Support Is Needed. Please Support The Arts!

This special holiday production is a FUNDRAISING event, as tickets sales will help defray the cost of The Kennedy Dancers’ many outreach programs.

For more information please contact Diane Dragone, Executive & Artistic Director, at 201-650-2190.