E. dancevisions.ny@gmail.com
P. 516-314-2359

About

Dance Visions NY, Inc., is Long Island’s celebrated dance company that presents the authentic Isadora Duncan repertory as well as contemporary works that often use Duncan principles to inform the movement approach. Dance Visions NY brings Duncan’s artistic legacy into the present through the performance of authentic Duncan works as passed on to Beth Jucovy through her 2nd generation Duncan mentors, as well as through presentation of original works, influenced by the Duncan aesthetic, that take on a different form in the modern world.

Dance Visions NY, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization since 2011, was originally founded by Beth Jucovy in 1990 as Dance Visions. They have presented programs extensively throughout the metropolitan area. The company repertory focuses on works that express and explore our shared humanity — timeless themes as illustrated through the Duncan repertory as well as experience of our current times. We bring pure dance works, dance/theater works and narrated, educational programs to local and wider audiences. Often works are site-specific or tailored for particular venues or audiences. We also offer workshops relating to our programs. The contemporary choreographers include Beth Jucovy, and at times, other company dancer/choreographers.

We are honored to have received over a dozen NYSCA Decentralization and North Shore Community Arts Council Grants. Thank you to NYSCA, Huntington Arts, Long Island Arts Council at Freeport and The North Shore Community Arts Council. Thank you to those individual and businesses who have also supported us in our mission!

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Events

Upcoming Events

Interdisciplinary Movement Art for 2022

March 6, 2022, 2 p.m.

Elmont Library Theater, through the Elmont Library 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003 

Morning Afternoon Evening brings to life imagery and ideas inherent in a lyrical and symbolic poem written by the creator’s daughter, Kyra Jucovy. For this program we are adding projected still and moving imagery! With 8 Dance Visions NY company dancers and actor Tzena Nicole, this holistic work consists of poetry, dance, theater and now visual art.  It encompasses timeless and timely themes of destruction leading to creation, darkness to light, ending to beginnings. After successful runs at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, at Dixon Place Theater in NYC and outdoor programs at historical sites on Long Island, we are bringing this work live to the Elmont Library where "Evening," the film, was shown in 2020. In addition The company will also perform a segment of authentic Isadora Duncan dances, repertory which seeds the choreography of Morning Afternoon Evening, and is accompanied with live music played by pianist Leonard Lehrman. This program is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrant Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and is administered by The Huntington Arts Council, Inc.


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Upcoming Classes!

Jan. 4, 2022, 11 a.m.

online: FROM YOUR HOME! AND Great Neck Continuing education, 30 Cumberland Rd. Great Neck, NY

Classes for Adults and teens online -  * Monthly Online Duncan based workshop for the body and soul! International participants encouraged. Bi-weekly classes of Body-Conditioning for well-being (based on the Nickolaus technique) (suggested  payments $10-$15).  Privates also available.

 Contact us at  516 314 2359.


AND Great Neck Community ED classes offered in person: NEW: Fascia Stretches!, Ballet, Classical/Creative Duncan based class and JAZZ! Winter session begins in January. Registration open now.

See Great Neck Continuing Education 


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Past Events

"Evening" (live) as part of Dixon Place's and Creative Performances'Dance Bloc festival!

Description:

"Evening" from "Morning Afternoon Evening" is a dance/theater/poetry artwork that illustrates the cyclic nature of so much of our world and has particular relevance today with its themes of destruction leading to creation, endings leading to beginnings and darkness leading to light. The work confronts global and personal trauma and shows a process of accessing the strength, resilience and engagement that potential healing requires. It is also a reaffirmation of the beauty inherent in our universe and a reminder that "the darker the night, the brighter the dawn"  Daisaku Ikeda 

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Morning, Afternoon, Evening at Nassau County Museum of Art

Description:

This inter-disciplinary work brings to life the ideas and imagery of an original lyrical, symbolic poem by Kyra Jucovy. This thought-provoking and holistic artwork tells the story of a journey, following a river from its source in caves all the way to the ocean. With Actor Tzena Nicole, in monologue, woven into the choreography danced by the company. The movement is sourced from Isadora Duncan Dance principles and repertory which is fully complementary to the poem. Performed outdoors on the beautiful grounds of the Nassau County Museum of Art!.  Click here to register and for further info .  Dance Visions NY is very grateful for any donation to the company  for this program, to support, please click here

This program is made possible  with funds from the Decentralization Program as well as the Restart NY Program,  both regrant programs of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and administered by The Huntington Arts Council

Morning, Afternoon, Evening outdoors at Cedarmere

Description:

This inter-disciplinary work brings to life the ideas and imagery of an original lyrical, symbolic poem by Kyra Jucovy. This thought-provoking and holistic artwork tells the story of a journey, following a river from its source in caves all the way to the ocean. With Actor Tzena Nicole, in monologue, woven into the choreography danced by the company. The movement is sourced from Isadora Duncan Dance principles and repertory which is fully complementary to the poem. Performed outdoors in three separate locations for each section at the beautiful preserve and historical home of W.C. Bryant, America's first poet and pivotal journalist. Co-presented by Friends of Cedarmere. * Ticket Reservations 

This program is made possible  with funds from the Decentralization Program as well as the Restart NY Program,  both regrant programs of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and administered by The Huntington Arts Council..

Morning, Afternoon, Evening, LIVE for Cannonball Festival

Description: This inter-disciplinary work brings to life the ideas and imagery of an original lyrical, symbolic poem by Kyra Jucovy. This thought-provoking and holistic artwork tells the story of a journey, following a river from its source in caves all the way to the ocean. With Actor Tzena Nicole, in monologue, woven into the choreography danced by the company. The movement is sourced from Isadora Duncan Dance principles and repertory which is fully complementary to the poem. We will premiere the full work, LIVE at the Cannonball Festival in conjunction with the Philadelphia Fringe Festival.  Get tickets now- live or live streamed! 

Dawn, as part of Labyrinth Dance Theater virtual showcase

Description:

“Dawn” from our Cedarmere performance footage, will be presented in Labyrinth Dance Theater virtual Festival. "Dawn" is the opening of "Morning, Afternoon Evening," our 3-part multi-disciplinary work based on an original lyrical poem. The full work, using nature symbolically, traces the cyclical journey of a river. Dawn depicts how the water emerges from the enclosure of the cave into the glory of the light. "the Darker the Night, the Brighter the Dawn" Daisaku Ikeda. Conceived, directed and choreographed by Beth Jucovy, based on a poem by Kyra Jucovy, the choreographer's daughter. Tickets and link 


Contact

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