Skimming The Surface ~ An Expressive Movement Workshop This class features somatic based expressive movement exercises leading participants on their own personal journey with in a group environment. To work towards finding a physical expression of buried emotional wounds/pain to offer processing, release, and healing.Find grounding in inhabiting the power of your own presence while working in a nurturing and safe space. 5 Class Series: Mondays 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, and 4/3 A unique class series…See More
Modern Dance at Green SpaceTuesdays 6:30-8pmAdult Beginner20 Class Series: $360 January 10 – May 23, 2017 Drop-In Cost: $20Instructor: Valerie Green Hawkins-Based Modern Dance ClassHawkins based class guided by principles of BodyMind Fitness. Come and dance with intelligence, clarity, and safety!To register - Call: 718-956-3037 or Email: Info@GreenSpaceStudio.org Green Space, 37-24 24th St. #301, Long Island City, NY 11101See More
FERTILE GROUND is a monthly new works showcase for emerging and established artists now in its 11th season, producing the work of over 50 choreographers each year. This non-curated performance event features five or six choreographers each evening and includes a post-performance discussion with wine, moderated by Green Space’s Artistic Director, Valerie Green. December 11th, 2016 Tickets $12 37-24 24th Street, #301 Long Island City, NY 11101 718-956-3037 Tickets are available at the door or…See More
Queens Museum presents Valerie Green/Dance Entropy performing Impermanent Landscape July 31st at 3:30pmPart of the Queens International Closing Events 2016Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY Valerie Green/Dance Entropy presents Impermanent Landscape, a performance in the round inspired by the ideas of cubism, perspective, perception, and impermanence. Breaking the 4th wall and moving choreography outside of the traditional stage and audience formats, Impermanent Landscape…See More
Join Dance Entropy for our annual New York City Summer Dance Intensive at Green Space: July 11-17 2016!Immerse Yourself in MovementThis intensive is open to all dancers, choreographers, actors, directors, and movement lovers of every kind! Featuring modern dance technique, choreography, peak performance, ballet, plus a performance lab!All classes will be taught by Valerie Green and Dance Entropy company members.For more information and to register visit: …See More
Valerie Green/Dance Entropy Skimming The Surface, A Three Part Program:Dance Performance ~ Expressive Movement Workshop ~ Discussion A unique event series servicing adult populations that maybe overcoming diverse forms of trauma: victims of abuse, rape, human trafficking, veterans, illness, emotional wounds, post-traumatic stress disorder, etc. Dates:April 12th, 14th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, 25th, 27th, 30th Location:Green Space37-24 24th Street #301Long Island City, NY 11101718-956-3037…See More
Valerie Green became interested in dance as a child growing up in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1998 she formed Valerie Green/Dance Entropy, adding a permanent home for the company in 2005 - GREEN SPACE- in Long Island City, Queens.
To date Ms. Green has created 21 dances and 6 evening length works. Her choreography has been presented at festivals and venues throughout New York City including La Mama, Performance Mix and Dance Now @ Joyce Soho, Movement Research at Judson Church, Draft Work at St. Mark's Church, Oasis at Chashama, Mulberry St. Theater’s New Steps, Dance Now @ Dance Theater Workshop, Tribeca Performing Arts Center, University Settlement, the 92nd St. Y, Hunter College, Context, The Flea, Cunningham Studio, Dixon Place, Hudson Guild Theater, LaGuardia Performing Art Center, Jamaica Performing Arts Center, Queens Theater in the Park, Queens Botanical Garden, St. Sava Cathedral and Green Space. Her work has also toured to various venues throughout the US and to less formal spaces such as parks and art galleries.
Valerie has worked extensively on the International circuit. Among the festivals where she taught and performed are: Chandigarh Institute of Performing Arts, India, Italy’s Meeting Anti-Razista, Trulo Arts Center, Ostuni, Le Regard du Cygne, Paris, The Avignon Fringe Festival, TEST! Theater Festival in Zagreb, Croatia, and Toronto, Canada’s Fringe Festival of Independent Dance Artists. Her company, Dance Entropy, toured her evening- length show, Homeland-Inner Side throughout Serbia in 2001, which led to numerous teaching residencies with various cultural institutions in Belgrade. She has also performed at The National Theater in Mostar, Bosnia, The National Theater of Belgrade, Serbia, the World Dance Congress in Argos, Greece, and the Body Navigation Festival in St. Petersberg, Russia.
As a guest artist, Valerie has received commissions from Texas State University, BITEF Theater in Belgrade, Serbia, Theater Alternativa in Tirana, Albania, and LaGuardia Community College. She has been a guest artist at the University of Las Vegas, Texas State University, LaGuardia Community College, University of Nanterre, France, Florida Gulf Coast University, and at the Faculty of Drama & Art in Belgrade, Serbia and Sarajevo, Bosnia.
Valerie’s choreographic work and teaching style is influenced by her formative years working with the Erick Hawkins Dance Company, her certification in Body/Mind Fitness and her undergraduate work at University of Wisconsin-Madison.