“Impermanent Landscape has a mysterious, churning-liquid feel... and keeps the audience curious from start to finish.”
“Unexpectedly, architectural… the work’s three-dimensionality, in the way it relates equally to each surface of empty space as it does the floor, in how the shapes and movements cycle through emotions slowly and with the subtlety that marks any wonderful piece of architecture.”
"Amid mystery and ritual, more organic than elegant, the work recalls aspects of many cultures. "
"In a Solo performance of extraordinary charm and intriguing mystery, Valerie Green's, “Succession” was like looking through a time warped window of centuries-old glass and into one woman's exploration of her past or alternative realities"
"Green's intense physicality and incredible physical vocabulary make her an engaging performer... Green's artistry is fully compelling"
“Mesmerizing, magical and mystical”
“Green cast a seamless spell. she drew the audience to her singular experience ”
“As knives line the floor, the dancers awake to chairs and table toppled over leaving the audience stunned”
"one of the most inventive dance pieces this reviewer has witnessed."
"keeping the viewer in continual suspense and giving everything the flavor of unknowability"
"a terrific show, esthetically pleasing as well as fun for humans of all ages."
Valerie Green: Body and Soul Podcast
"Defying its name, LIC's Valerie Green/Dance Entropy emerges as cultural anchor after 10 years"
“Green was mesmerizing ”
"Green's six dancers often look at themselves and each other as if at the dawn of the world, not quite sure if they're flesh or mud, struggling for awareness within a vocabulary of gravity and earthiness."
“articulate, fearless, intelligent dancing”
“Green must be applauded for orchestrating such an ambitious and enriching undertaking……critically illuminating”
Photo by: Rodney Zagury