Movers & Shapers: Valerie Green

By April 10, 2018 Podcast

MOVERS & SHAPERS:

PODCAST No.60 –

Valerie Green

 

Release Date: 4.10.18

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ABOUT VALERIE GREEN

Valerie Green, Artistic Director, originally from Cleveland, Ohio, has been an active dancer, choreographer and teacher in the New York City dance community since 1995. To date Ms. Green has created 29 dances and 9 evening length works. Her choreography has been presented at festivals and venues throughout New York City including St. Marks Church, La Mama, Dance Theater Workshop, Judson Church, Queens Theatre, to name a few. Additionally the work has toured to various festivals throughout the United States including the Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival.

Valerie has worked extensively on the International circuit, teaching and performing in Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia, Canada, Croatia, France, Georgia, Greece, Guatemala, India, Italy, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia and Cuba.

As a guest artist, Valerie has also taught and received commissions from Texas State University, BITEF Theater in Belgrade, Serbia, and Theater Alternativa in Tirana, Albania. She has also been a guest artist at UNLV, Texas State, LaGuardia Community College, University of Nanterre, France, the Belgrade Dance Institute and the Faculty of Drama & Art in Serbia and The Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo, Bosnia. As a teacher she has worked with all populations including children, young adults, aspiring and professional dancers, actors, teachers, the handicapped, trauma survivors, and senior citizens.

In order to pursue this work, Valerie created Dance Entropy’s company home Green Space, a 1800 sq. foot studio located in Long Island City, Queens in 2005. 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.

CONNECT

Dance Entropy

Green Space Studio

 

PODCAST INTERVIEW LINKS

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dance

Erick Hawkins Dance Company

Li Chiao-Ping

Lucia Dlugoszewski

Wellspring Project

“Utopia”

Keren Anavy

Skimming the Surface

 

Podcast produced by: The Moving Architects
Interviewer: Erin Carlisle Norton
Theme Music: Adam Crawley whose music can be found at djplie.com

This podcast episode is in partnership with JAM.  JAM is the home of dance entrepreneur Jessica Marino, providing artist management services and industry shopping. jamdancer.com, networking for dance and bringing ideas to the spotlight.