E. dancevisions.ny@gmail.com
P. 516-482-2621

Dance Visions NY

Dance Visions was founded by Beth Jucovy in 1990. Devoted to keeping the Isadora Duncan dances and aesthetic alive and current, the company also presents unique, original works which express our shared humanity in our current times. Often works are site-specific or tailored for particular venues or audiences. We bring pure dance works, dance/theater works and narrated, educational programs to local and wider audiences.

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Upcoming Events

"The Divine Flame... the Life, Times, Inspiration and Dances of Isadora Duncan”

May 27, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

May 27, 7:30 East Meadow Library  1886 Front Street, East Meadow, NY 11554, phone 516 794-2570 

We also had presented it Jan 17,  Jericho Public Library, Apr 2,  Long Beach Public Library and Apr. 3,at  Westbury Memorial Public Library



This multidisciplinary program brings together Isadora Duncan's dramatic life, her revolutionary dances and the art and music that inspired her. The originality of her art characterized her life, which was restless and exciting, triumphant and tragic. The Divine Flame encompasses Isadora's story, her dances, and music to create a fascinating theater piece. With the authentic Duncan dances to live music of Chopin, Schubert, Brahms, Gluck, and Scriabin. Narrated by actress Shirley Romaine. Free, please contact the venues for ticket information. 



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Isadora Duncan Birthday Celebration

May 26, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Bethesda Fountain, Central Park, 72nd St. Midpark

Each year in late May several Isadora Duncan organizations and dancers collaborate to perform Duncan repertory in Central Park, in celebration of Isadora's birthday. This year dancers from  our Youth Company (performing Roses form the South), college alumni, my Continuing Education students and dancers from Dance Visions NY will all be participating!
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Duncan and her influence on contemporary works

June 12, 2016, 3 p.m.

Great Neck House 14 Arrandale Ave. Great Neck, NY 11024

A program of Duncan works including Chopin, Brahms and Shubert solos, duets and small group dances. Additionally original Jucovy works including Through the Portals with the visual art projections of Susan Ruth Cohen. Program demonstrates how Duncan's art form, philosophy and technique can inform contemporary work. Narrated by Shirley Romaine with live music. Please call 516 306 6792 for admittance information. Ticket Info

When Nature Dances: site-specific works at Sands Point Preserve

July 10, 2016, 3 p.m.

Sands Point Preserve, Hempstead House, 127 Middle Neck Rd. Sands Point, NY 11050

“When Nature Dances”with works  was chosen specifically for the beautiful and unique environment of Sands Point Preserve. Dances will be performed both outdoors, in the Rose Garden, as well as inside Hempstead House. Outdoor works will include authentic Isadora Duncan dances of Nature and Classical Greek art and mythology created between 1905 and 1927.  Ms. Jucovy’s original works, which stem from the technique and demonstrate how it has evolved into our contemporary times will also be presented. Her award-winning work, “Through the Portals,” will be presented indoors, with projections of Susan Ruth Cohen’s original paintings. Other classical and neoclassical dances that fully complement the remarkable setting will also be presented.

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Duncan Dance, Ballet and Nickolaus Technique of Body-conditioning for Adults!

April 8, 2016, 1 p.m.


Great Neck Community Education, 30 Cumberland Ave., Great Neck, 11020, Call 56 441 4949 for more info or to register.



Classes for Adults! Summer Semester: Classical Creative Dance/Isadora Dance- Wednesdays at 1:30, Ballet for Adults- Thursdays 1:00, and Body-Conditioning- the Nickolaus Technique, Fridays at 1:00.

Classical Creative Dance/Isadora Dance:Through Isadora's movement techniques of initiating movement from the center and radiating outwards, ebb and flow, and the harmony of the entire body while moving, this dance is life-affirming. Tailored for participants! Ballet class helps participants learn or relearn the technique in an encouraging manner, class is adjusted to levels of participants. Body-conditioning based on the Nickolaus Technique tones and stretches, increases core strength and is fully relaxing as well as invigorating. Exercises are done mostly  lying and sitting and performed to inspiring music throughout.

Register now at 516 441 4949, Beginning July 14.


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Past Events

Alone (Do you Hear us) at waXworks and at Biomorphic Dance Festival

Description: We performed Beth's work "Alone (do you hear us)" for Waxworks on March 13 at Trikelion Arts and for the Biomorphic Dance Festival on March 20th at 6:00 at The West End Theater, 263 W 86th St, NYC. Delighted to have presented our piece through these showcases along with other exciting new works by emerging and established choreographers. 

Through the Portals and other Collaborative works

Description:

The premiere of Beth's work: Through the Portals, Isaodra Duncan repertory to Orfeo ed Euridice and other works was performed at the Universalist Unitarian Congregation of Shelter Rock and the auditoriums of the West Hempstead, East Meadow and Bryant libraries, Fall 2015! 

The program was made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and is administered by The Huntington Arts Council, Inc., a space grant from the 92nd St Y, the North Shore Community Arts Council and the generosity of individual donors!



Through the Portals at the Intimate Series

Description: Through the portals is a glimpse into a moment, a transient world of color and relationship- before it dissolves... 

 Through the Portals was presented as part of The Intimate Series, an in depth look at choreography


Children Dancing in Concert

Description: A joyous Winter celebration of Children Dancing and The Dance Visions NY Youth Company:

In dances created by Beth Jucovy, with input from the students. Styles included Classical and Contemporary Ballet, Modern Dance, Pointe works,  Jazz/Theater Dances and Isadora Duncan Repertory. Performers range in age from 8-adults!


Through the Portals at the HATCH

Description: Through the Portals:  our NYC premiere of the work. With projections of the  artwork of Susan Ruth Cohen. At the HATCH-an evening of dance filled with original works by NYC's emerging choreographers!


Contact

E. dancevisions.ny@gmail.com
P. 516-482-2621