August 22, 2018

After a whirlwind 2 years, I am so grateful for my amazing learning experience while pursuing my MFA in Dance at California State University, Long Beach! I am so especially grateful for the opportunity to create The Immured Woman, a work that helped me e...

March 9, 2018

So excited for this amazing, provoking, wild and unexpected show!

"Beyond the Pale presents three new dance works by Nate Hodges, Francesca Jandasek and Courtney Ozovek inspired by themes connected to memory, the human condition and contemporary culture. 

Francesca Jan...

February 12, 2018

SO EXCITED!! "Dinner with the Alchemist" has a release date!

Tuesday, FEBRUARY 13th, 2018 check out Dinner with the Alchemist on Amazon Prime, Google Play, & i Tunes!

Congrats to my amazing husband, Dan Istrate, who plays the lead, Jacques St. Germaine! Congrats to my am...

June 6, 2017

I have just finished an amazing first year of my MFA program at CSULB!  My professors and mentors are amazing, brilliant, generous and so supportive, the other MFA's are fantastic and super talented, and the undergraduate dancers are fabulous and a pleasure to work wit...

June 5, 2016


Last night I attended the premiere of "Dinner With The Alchemist" at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood!  This awesome indepedent film was accepted into a film festival (Dances with Films).


I am so proud of my husband, Dan Istrate, who played the lea...

March 18, 2016

AWESOME ART AND DANCE PERFORMANCE in SANTA MONICA, Los Angeles. TWO NIGHTS ONLY - TODAY, Friday, March 18th and TOMORROW Saturday, March 19th at 8:30 pm! 

This show features Dance, Physical Theater, Projections/Film, Visual Art, Original Music, Quirky Moments and Life...

February 13, 2016


One moment.  Infinity of possibilities.  The violence of choice.


​​ToGetHer (by Francesca Jandasek) is a multimedia work exploring the before and after of a lifetime of moments between two people. ToGetHer includes movement and original...

January 4, 2016

I spent the last weeks of 2015 in Washington DC having amazing experiences and reconnecting with old friends!    


I was so excited to do a milonga scene for "Her Tango," a feature film I have been a part of.  This was our final shoot!  I can't wait to see the...

December 8, 2015

I just came back from an AMAZING training in BALI  - the GYROKINESIS® Level 2 training with Juliu Horvath, the creator of the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM®!






It has been a long-time dream to study with him and I was absolutely thrilled to do this training!


March 31, 2015

 Dear Friends,


I am SO EXCITED to offer a GYROTONIC® Pre-Training in Pasadena, CA!  Whether you are interested in starting the journey to become a GYROTONIC® Instructor, you want to really deepen your understanding of the GYROTONIC®  Method, or you want to get in...

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