Ian Wen, the Astoria-based butoh dancer and performance artist who is co-founder of de novo, a new company featuring a motley group of musicians, actors, dancers, and composers. Ian, who has performed off-Broadway, is an adjunct assistant professor in Brooklyn College’s theatre department, teaching MFA acting students movement work based on butoh and animals. Additionally, […]

Meet Valerie Green, founder and artistic director of Long Island City-based modern dance company Dance Entropy, as well as Green Space, the beautiful 1,800-square-foot studio Dance Entropy has called home since 2005. At Green Space, which attracts a wide range of visiting choreographers, Valerie has successfully launched the performance festivals Fertile Ground, Take Root, and […]

Valerie Green/Dance Entropy’s summer time favorite, Splash! is a site specific dance performance set to an exciting collage of music about water  performed in brightly colored buckets filled with water.  Splash! is a great crowd pleaser and tons of fun!   Photo by: Michael O’Kane Tweet

Steven Hitt, Managing Director of Laguardia Performing Arts Center