EMBODIED LIFE: Joan DuKore on Transitioning from Dancer to Magician and Being a Woman in Both
Joan DuKore’s transition from dancer to magician was in the cards from the very start, and her journey — from Hawaii to Virginia and now Las Vegas — seems downright magical.
Her introduction to dance began at age nine when her stepfather became the executive director of Ballet Hawaii. “I saw the older girls doing combinations in the center, and it seemed like they were dancing an entire ballet that they just learned a minute earlier. I wanted to be able to do that,” DuKore says.
When she was twelve . . .
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Photo: Richard Faverty (Becket Studios)