Vanessa Long Dance Company
The Vanessa Long Dance Company presents Woodland Riot, a contemporary dance performance and art installation. Four separate installation art and performance pieces will be presented simultaneously, all focusing on contemporary social and environmental issues. Through this evening of performance, the VLDC hopes to encourage conversations and challenge the status quo. Light refreshments will be served.
About Vanessa Long
Vanessa Long is an American choreographer and educator noted for her theatrical style and activism work. She is a graduate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a BA In Theatre and Dance. After graduation she moved to New York City to begin her career in choreography and stage direction. She has choreographed a total of seventeen Off-Broadway shows along with several short films and music videos. For her short film Dissolve she worked in close collaboration with Kate Barker-Froyland (Director/Writer of “Song One” with Anne Hathaway) which went on to be shown in several film festivals around the world. In October 2014 she founded the Vanessa Long Dance Company based in NYC. Vanessa has received glowing reviews about her work and received several features in magazines such as Dance Teacher Magazine, DanceInforma, Yoga Magazine, ACT Magazine, and Broadwayworld. Her work has been performed across the Unites States, Peru, Canada, and Italy.