FERTILE GROUND is a monthly new works showcase for emerging and established artists now in its 7th season, producing the work of over 50 choreographers each year. This non-curated performance event features five-six choreographers each evening, and includes a post-performance discussion with wine and cheese, moderated by Green Space’s Artistic Director, Valerie Green. June 9, 2013 7pm Admission: $10 Tickets are available at the door or online at…See More
FERTILE GROUND is a monthly new works showcase for emerging and established artists now in its 7th season, producing the work of over 50 choreographers each year. This non-curated performance event features five-six choreographers each evening, and includes a post-performance discussion with wine and cheese, moderated by Green Space’s Artistic Director, Valerie Green. May 19, 2013 7pm Admission: $10 Tickets are available at the door or online at…See More
February 21, 2013 at 8pm to February 24, 2013 at 8pm
Green Space Presents Valerie Green/Dance Entropy InSkimming the Surface15th Anniversary Season Concert February 21 –23 at 8pmFebruary 24 at 5pm Green Space’s resident company Valerie Green/Dance Entropy presents Skimming the Surface, an evening of dance featuring repertory favorites alongside premiere works in celebration of their 15th anniversary season at their home studio theater Green Space, February 21-23 at 8pm and 24 at 5pm. Admission: Presale tickets $15 available on line at…See More
Sunnyside Community Services invites you to step into theWILD KINGDOM SUNDAY, JUNE 24 @ 3 pm Valerie Green/Dance Entropy performs a vibrant fun filled dance for all ages. The program includes Chiquita Chiquita, a humorous, absurd performance full of surprises, Wild Kingdom, a playful rite of animals, and Dandia, based on the Indian stick dance. As a special feature, the program will include a dance choreographed with and performed by members ofSunnyside Community Services’ Center for Active…See More
Tickets: $15All performances at 8:00pmFriday April 13th Ground Grippers Dance Co. SilCo Dance / Deb Silver Barbara Mahler Makes Dances The Umbrella Company Donna Costello Vangeline TheaterSaturday April 14thMariah Dance Company DiMauro Dance LIFEDANCE / Gloria McLean Gierre Godley Susan Cherniak Dance VaBang! Dance Company Valerie Green/Dance EntropySunday April 15thB3W stringdance+media Anna Hillengas & Dancers John J Zullo Dance Roots In Revolution SJ Ewing & Dancers Trina Mannino…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.