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.
Great Neck Community Education, 30 Cumberland Ave., Great Neck, 11020, Call 56 441 4949 for more info or to register.
Classes for Adults! Fall Semester: Classical Creative Dance/Isadora Dance- Wednesdays at 1:30, Ballet for Adults- Thursdays 1:00, Body-Conditioning- the Nickolaus Technique, Fridays at 11:30. and NEW: Jazz Dance, Fridays at 1:15- 2:30
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. JAZZ: A fun and exciting new class! Full dance warm-up, dance combinations and across the floor; all geared for participants. Styles range from Broadway Theater Dance to more abstract styles. A variety of music, including Rock, Musical Theater, Jazz and Popular is used. Register now at 516 441 4949.
Description: Our Final program of "When Nature Dances", site-specific works was at the beautiful Steppingstone Waterside Theater in Steppingstone Park! This program was made possible in part with funds from the Decentralization Program, a re-grant 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.
PATV had cablecast and streamed on-line: the premiere of the program; “Dance Visions NY presents Isadora Duncan into the 21st Century” on Channels 20 (Optimum) and 37 (Verizon Fios)twice weekly throughout August.
"The beauty of the incomparable dancing of Isadora Duncan being brought into the 21st Century." PAtv
“When Nature Dances” – with works chosen specifically for Clark Botanic Gardens including authentic Isadora Duncan dances of Nature created between 1905 and 1927. Program also includes original Jucovy works which stem from the technique and demonstrate how it has evolved into our contemporary times. Among the original works the company will perform Shades of Blue, the company’s celebrated dance to St. Louis Woman and a new work to 60s music created specifically for this program!
Rain date is Aug. 4.
“When Nature Dances”with works chosen specifically for the beautiful and unique environment of Sands Point Preserve. Dances were performed both outdoors, in the Rose Garden, as well as inside Hempstead House. Outdoor works included authentic Isadora Duncan dances of Nature and Classical Greek art and mythology created between 1905 and 1927, the same era in which the Guggenheim Estate was formed. Ms. Jucovy’s original works which fully complemented the remarkable setting were also be presented. July 10, 3:00 indoors and out at Sand's Point Preserve