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Kennedy Dancers announce free summer performances

Guest artists will also be included on the program

The Kennedy Dancers Professional Repertory Company of Jersey City have announced their Summer performance series for 2022.

The company has been working under the direction of Diane Dragone and her assistant Kat Reese, in preparation for four live performances around Jersey City.

The company performers are Dree Dray, Abigail Dias, Kat Reese, Zackary Anderson, Danae Balladares, and Tallia A. Petrone. The Summer shows feature choreography by Artistic director Diane Dragone and Sean Curran, Director of Dance at the Tisch School of the Arts.

Additionally, members of the Award-Winning Kennedy Dancers Inner City Youth Pre-Professional Company will be performing alongside the Professional company. A unique experience only offered at The Kennedy Dancers. These talented dancers have been attending rehearsals alongside the professional company to enhance their development as artists.

They will perform original choreography by Kat Reese and Tallia A. Petrone.

(Photo by Tom Horan)

The Kennedy Dancers will also share the stage with these guest artists:

Pandora Ballet Company is a company based in New York City.  Bringing excerpts from their debut ballet, Visions of Virtue, choreographed by Tallia A. Petrone.

Ballet Inc. founded by Executive Artistic Director Aaron Atkins, in New York City and South Carolina. Ballet Inc. has won several awards over their 10 years. Aaron Atkins, former principal dancer with The Kennedy Dancers, will be our special guest artist performing Aldi La, choreographed by Diane Dragone.

Event Details

July 7th, 2022: 5:30PM- J. Owen Grundy Pier, Exchange Place Pier at Montgomery St. & Hudson St. Jersey City

July 14th, 2022: 7:30PM – Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 99 Broadway, Jersey City

July 15th, 2022: 5:30PM- Leonard Gordon Park, John F. Kennedy Blvd. at Manhattan Ave. Jersey City

July 22nd, 2022: 5:30PM- Leonard Gordon Park, John F. Kennedy Blvd. at Manhattan Ave. Jersey City

 

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