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Director Biography

Beth Jucovy

Ms. Jucovy is Artistic Director of Dance Visions NY, Inc., a 501c3 not-for-profit dance company as of 2011. She founded the original Dance Visions company in 1990.

Presentations of her choreography as well as her stagings of Isadora Duncan works have been commissioned for many projects. Among them include for a Korean children's television English Language Learning series, for exhibits at The LI Children's Museum, for Old Westbury Gardens Midsummer Night celebrations, for Nassau BOCES, for the 92nd St Y, and at Adelphi and Hofstra Universities. Her works have also been performed at venues including Heckscher Park, Steppingstone Park, Tilles Center, the 92nd St. Y, City Center, The Hatch Presenting series, National Dance Guild at Arts Of Motion, Silk Arts Festival and Waterside Plaza Dance Festival. She has received many NYSCA decentralization grants to present her concerts in Long Island.

Beth also danced for a decade with Andrew Jannetti and Dancers, performing frequently at many NYC venues. She was a soloist with the Downtown Ballet Company for six years, as well as with Ameridance International, a jazz dance company based in Munich, Germany. She is an Isadora Duncan dance specialist trained since childhood by Julia Levien. She had also worked intensively with Anna Sokolow. She has received critical acclaim in the major NY papers as well as abroad for her performances.

Beth has given workshops and classes in Duncan, ballet, modern, and jazz techniques both in the US and throughout Europe and Israel. Aside from teaching at her studio Children Dancing (now in its 26th year), she had been a Dance Specialist at the Dalton School in Manhattan teaching the kindergarten dance program from 2003-2013. Beth is a Lincoln Center Aesthetic Education trained teaching artist working through The Tilles Center. She presents workshops in many Long Island schools as well as professional development workshops for teachers and teaching artists through this program.

Beth was a dance educator in the NYC public school system from 1997-2005. In the Summers of 2002 and 2003 she was ballet instructor at USDAN Center for the Performing and Creative Arts in Huntington.

Beth dances with her company, Dance Visions NY, and teaches dance workshops and residencies at universities, schools, libraries and centers throughout the Metropolitan area.


Events

Upcoming Events

Evening, Elmont Library Version

Dec. 12, 2020, 2 p.m.

Through Elmont Library's you-tube channel

"Evening" the film,  is a dance, theater, and visual art work based on an original poem. Using nature as metaphor, we find our way in a world where endings and beginnings are inextricably intertwined. We are excited to show a unique version for Elmont Library, a stunning combination of Zoetropsis and Evening, SPP version. Comments on the film: "full of humanity...both the light and the darkness of life." Philip Gardner, Dance and music writer for Oberon's Grove,  "The choreography is lovely and well executed.  The photography is often stunning. The music is well-chosen," Composer and Musician Leonard Lehrman, writer for Soundwordsight.com,  "The idea so brilliant, the poem so moving, the dancers so honest and deeply committed," Barbara Kane, Isadora Dance Specialist, UK. Hear Actress Tzena, discussing her process during developing this work. Ticket Info

Winter Classes!

Nov. 30, 2020, 4 p.m.

AT PRESENT: FROM YOUR HOME!

Children Dancing (and Adult) Classes for teens and Adults will continue virtually this Winter -  * Online Duncan based class Mondays, class for the body and soul! International participants encouraged.. Contact us-Payment through donation (suggested $10-$15).  Also online Classical Ballet and  Body-Conditioning- the Nickolaus Technique offered twice weekly, all being held through Zoom during this time. Privates and semi-privates outdoors, also available. Contact us at www.childrendancing.net 516 314 2359.


Great Neck Adult ED Winter Jazz Dance Class begins Jan. 15

Great Neck Continuing Education


All great classes for keeping all bodies healthy and in shape at this time. 


Ticket Info
Past Events

Evening, the film (site-specific for Sands Point Preserve)

Description:

"Evening" the film,  is a dance, theater, and visual art work based on an original poem by Kyra Jucovy. Using nature as metaphor, we find our way in a world where endings and beginnings, dark and light, destruction and creation-are inextricably intertwined. Tailored specifically for Sands Point Preserve with footage from this beautiful  landmark venue.  See newest listing in Broadway World!


About our Cedarmere version, (Zoetropsis): " Zoetropsis is beautifully done, and very poignant...it's so full of humanity...both the light and the darkness of life." Philip Gardner, Dance and music writer for Oberon's Grove.

Please consider donations to the artists through our donation page. Thanks to all in advance!

ZOETROPSIS (Evening, the film, site-specific for Cedarmere)

Description:

"Zoetropsis" (Evening) is a new multi-disciplinary art film created by Beth Jucovy based on the final section of an original poem, "The Subject and Power," by the choreographer's daughter, Kyra Jucovy. The full poem depicts a metaphorical journey following a river from the spring to the mouth of the ocean. Evening is the point when the river is destined to dissolve into the ocean.  Tailored for Cedarmere,  with footage from this remarkable site.  See newest listing in Broadway World.

To see the premiere of this film, please register for this event here.

Donations encouraged, and appreciated.

You can access the film any time between 7:30, Saturday November 7- 10pm November 8th.

You will be sent a link to the film before the Saturday, Nov. 7th 7:30 premiere as well as a link to a zoom talk-back right after at 8pm. 


* The three "Evening" film showings are 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 M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and administered by The Huntington Arts Council.

This project is also SUPPORTED BY DANCE/NYC'S CORONAVIRUS DANCE RELIEF FUND.


Dixon Place Dance Bloc II

Description: We are delighted to be part of a group of six choreographers showcasing new virtual works filmed outside. We will be showing six minutes of "Evening," the film, which was made for Sands Point Preserve, and will be premiering in full. this week-end. (Check back Nov. 20th for link!)  With our 7 company dancers and actress Tzena Nicole bringing words to life - the culmination of Kyra Jucovy's poem, the Subject and Power."

"Quarantine"

Description:

Dixon Place presents "Quarantine," curated by Sangeeta Yesley," link: Dixonplace.org/category/dptv/.  Works were created between March 27 and April 1 2020. Quarantine 2, with Beth Jucovy: here. AND Quarentine 3,with Louisa Cathcart: here

30-30-30 YEAR-END DANCE CELEBRATION

Description: We will present "Reflection," solo from my work, Landscapes, which will be performed by dancer Ligia Gaissionok for 30-30-30. Join Dixon Place for this very special celebratory finale on Monday, December 30th, featuring 30 dance companies showcasing 3 minutes of work each, saluting the close of the 33rd Anniversary Year for NYC’s pre-eminent artistic incubator. http://dixonplace.org/performances/30-30-30-2019/


Contact

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