Valerie Green

Valerie Green has been an active dancer, choreographer and teacher in the NYC dance community for over 17 years. She created her own company, Dance Entropy in 1998, adding a permanent company home in 2005 called Green Space in LIC Queens. Green Space serves the dance community by providing an affordable and welcoming environment for rehearsals, classes, and performances.
To date Ms. Green has created 24 dances and 6 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 Canada, Austria, France, Italy, Greece, Russia, India, Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, and Albania. As a guest artist, Valerie has received commissions from Texas State University, BITEF Theater in Belgrade, Serbia, and Theater Alternativa in Tirana, Albania. She has also taught at the UNLV, Texas State, LaGuardia Community College, University of Nanterre, France, and at the Faculty of Drama & Art in Belgrade, Serbia and Sarajevo, Bosnia. Please visit and
What Does QCA Mean to Valerie?

Describe your involvement in QCA. What have you participated in? There was a grant I applied for and then they contacted me about opportunities. For example, I worked with them as a LEAP moderator. I’ve also been a panelist as a grantee. It’s nice to be part of a growing relationship that lets you grow […]


Valerie Green – Part 2

We checked in with Valerie Green for more insight into her artistic endeavors. What are some highlights of the past year? It was the company’s—Dance Entropy—fifteenth anniversary in February. The biggest event of the year was reaching that milestone and being able to celebrate it in our home, Green Space, with Skimming the Surface: Fragments […]


Meet Valerie Green

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 […]