Valerie is a performer, devisor, teacher, mentor and writer based in London. She received her BA Hons degree from London Contemporary Dance School in 2014. Amongst others, she’s recently worked with Clod Ensemble, Holly Blakey, Eddie Peake, Tom Dale and Rhiannon Faith. As well as her blog, Valerie writes for I am Hip Hop magazine; a printed and online publication championing Hip Hop culture. She is also a panel member, host and mentor of Woman SRSLY; a female-led performance platform and network, which has been featured in i-D magazine, Ladybeard Magazine and It’s Nice That. Alongside Grace Nicol, she won ‘Young Stoff’ award at Stockholm Fringe Festival in 2015.
Photo credit: Pari Naderi