Workshops and Master Classes

Our workshops give dancers of any genre the tools needed to create fresh, sophisticated and inventive choreography.

Modern Dance Technique with Valerie Green

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017, 12:30 pm

Erick Hawkins-based modern dance technique – learn how to use the power of the center to initiate, control, and radiate movement.  Exercises are guided with the safe use of body mechanics and neuromuscular imagery, highlighting movement that follows the logic of the body’s innate spirals and bone rhythms. Students will acquire knowledge in training the body to execute healthy, organized, and clear movement.


About the instructor

Valerie Green has been an active dancer, choreographer and teacher in the New York City dance community since 1995.  She created her own company, Dance Entropy in 1998, adding a permanent company home in 2005 called Green Space.  Green Space serves the dance community by providing an affordable and welcoming environment for rehearsals, classes, and performances.  To date Ms. Green has created 28 dances and 7 evening length works.  Her choreography has been seen throughout NYC and has also toured to various venues throughout the US.  Internationally she has taught and performed in Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Austria, France, Italy, Greece, Russia, India, Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, Albania, Guatemala and Canada.  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.

“Green’s intense physicality and incredible physical vocabulary make her an engaging performer….Green’s artisty is fully compelling”  -Molly Marinik, Theater is Easy


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