Jill Kenney

Jill Kenney is a New York-based dancer, teacher and choreographer. She frequently teaches tap at Broadway Dance Center, where she has also worked as Germaine Salsberg’s assistant for over 5 years. Jill has guest taught at Steps on Broadway and is on faculty at the Dream Center Dance Academy of Long Island, in which she also serves as director of the early childhood program. With Salsberg’s tap company, Les Femmes, Jill has performed at Symphony Space, Lincoln Center, The Friars Club, 92nd Street Y, Long Island University and Brooklyn College. She has appeared in numerous festivals including the Dumbo Dance Festival, Tradition in Tap, Tap City and the Tap Extravaganza. Recently she performed in ATDF’s Rhythm in Motion at the 14th Street Y, as well as Tap It Out—an outdoor concert in which she also served as a rehearsal assistant. Other performance opportunities have included Disney Cruise Lines, the Highline Ballroom, LG Electronics, the tour of Dancin’ on Common Ground and as a member of Folktap Danza Company. Originally from Rhode Island, Jill grew up studying various forms of dance under the direction of Lisa Mailloux and at the Newport Academy of Ballet. She holds a degree in dance from Dean College, where she was awarded the Gregory Hines Tap Scholarship and the Trustee’s Prize in Dance. She has studied tap extensively with Brenda Bufalino and Lynn Schwab, and is currently a student at the 92Y Dance Education Laboratory.

This instructor is currently teaching the following classes:



Tap Dance (Beginning)

Tap Dance (Advanced Beginning)

Tap Dance (Intermediate)