Jen Kovacs

photo by Greg Haerling

photo by Greg Haerling

Jennifer Kovacs is a NYC based contemporary dancer and aerialist. She has traveled both nationally and internationally to perform and teach. Her career has lead her to work with a variety of talented choreographers and producers including; Jordann Baker, Lynn Barr, Jac Bowie, Jana Hicks, Andrew Katz, David Lay, Shien Lee, Jenny Rocha, and Nejla Yatkin

Currently, Jen performs as an in-house aerialist at The Box NYC and is frequently on stage at The Slipper Room. She is the lead aerialist for Ultra Music Festival in Miami and March 2016 marks her fourth year with the UMF team. From 2011 until their closing in 2014 she was a resident aerialist at Galapagos Art Space in DUMBO. Other credits include performing silks and lyra at a small family gathering for Ariana Grande (Grandpa Grande’s 90th birthday party), atmospheric lyra at Usher’s surprise 36th birthday bash, organizing and performing in a group silks show at the 2014 Dubai Food Festival, background lyra in a 2015 NFL Superbowl promo commercial for Fox, performing aerial chains on NBC daytime television and aerial hoop in the opening credits of Saturday Night Live.

When not performing Jen teaches weekly classes in NYC. In 2015 she co-founded and was aerial director of Brooklyn AirSpace. Currently, you can find her on staff as an aerial instructor at Aerial Arts NYC. She also teaches under her solo company, Inverted Aerial. Other studios where she has taught workshops and classes include Body and Pole, Circus Warehouse (NYC), The Skybox (NYC), Sky Candy (Austin, TX), and Vertical Fitness Dallas (Dallas, TX), among others.

What she offers at Aerial Arts NYC: Silks, Lyra, Hammock, & Rope Classes/Privates.

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