2006         Bachelor of Arts from Hampshire College in Dance and Ethnography; Amherst, MA.



2019 Futurity, 2019 Whitney Biennial, June 2, 9, 16 New York, NY.

2019 Bouquet, The Chocolate Factory Theater, April 18-27 New York, NY.

2018         ALBUM, Time Based Art Festival, The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art September 12-14 Portland, OR.

2018         ALBUM, The Hirshhorn Museum July 12-13 Washington, DC.

2018         ALBUM, American Realness Festival; January 11-15 New York, NY.

2016         ORIGINATORS, ISSUE Project Room AIR Show, Abrons Arts Center, January 29-31 New York, NY.

2014         on the floor on the bed, Pieter Pasd; July 7 Los Angeles CA



2017       Yugoslavia, Danspace Project; Shared Evening with Jasmine Hearn, October 12-14 New York, NY.

2014       Sky Circle, Dance Roulette; Shared evening with Emily Wexler, February 12 Brooklyn NY.

2011       Legendary Children, BRAZIL; Shared evening with Tess Dworman, June 10-11 Brooklyn NY.

2013       Milk is a Mother’s Idea, Brink at Dixon Place, shared with Hadar Ahuvia, April 17 New York, NY.



2019         Soundings, Groundings, The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, November 3-May 12 Chicago, Il.

2017         Bouquet (in process), Wendy’s Subway Reading Room at  BAM Fischer Theater, November 14 Brooklyn, NY.

2017         Yugoslavia (in process), Food For Thought, Danspace Project, January 14 New York, NY.

2016         In the Break, Not Total Show, Artists Space Books and Talks, August 22 New York, NY.

2016         Broken Record, Now and Then Platform, Danspace Project, October 15 New York, NY.                                         

2016         In the Break, Not Total Show, Artists Space Books and Talks, August 22 New York, NY.

2015         Desert Water, lec/dem, Roulette, November 16 Brooklyn, NY.

                  So Far So Much, The Women and Performance Journal, CPR, September 12 Brooklyn, NY.

                  Dance Savings, Adult Contemporary,  Katie Brewer Ball & Lana April 9 New York, NY.

                  Dance Savings, New Museum, (Temporary) Collections CHOREOGRAPHY Seminars, February 7 NY, NY.     

2013         ok do one, Artist In Residence Show, Chez Bushwick; September 12-13 Brooklyn NY.

                   Future, FOTO Movement Research Spring Festival; May 23 Brooklyn NY.

                   Milk is a Mother’s Idea, Movement Research Spring Festival; May 22 Brooklyn NY.

                   One Direction, Center for Performance Research; February 14-15 Brooklyn NY

                   Guadalupe Zulema Victoria Susana, Movement Research at the Judson Church; January 7 New York NY.

2012         Guadalupe Zulema Victoria Susana, AUNTS together, Danspace Food for Thought; December 13 NY, NY.

2012         Visiting Fluorescent Beige, Movement Research Spring Festival; “Push It Real Good” June 2 NY, NY.

2012         Visiting Fluorescent Beige, BODEGA; January 28 Philadelphia PA.

2011         Empire, Movement Research at the Judson Church; April 4 NY, NY.



2018 Winner, Bessie award for Outstanding Breakout Choreographer, Dance; New York, NY.

2018                Grantee, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant to Artists Award, Dance category; New York. NY.

2017                 Nominee, The Queer Art Foundation Prize, Recent Work category; New York, NY.

2015                 Grantee; The Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant; New York, NY.

2015-16           Grantee, Jerome Travel and Study Grant; July 1-29 Mexico City D.F., Mexico.

2010-13           Grantee, The Yellow House Fund of the Tides Foundation, New York, NY.



2019 Artist in Residence, Marking the Occasion, Mt Tremper Arts; June 11-16 Mt Tremper, NY.

2019 Artist in Residence, Dance In Process, Gibney Dance Center; Feb 3-23 New York, NY.

2018                 Artist in Residence, Creative Exchange Lab at Portland Institute for Contemporary Art; Apr. 8-25 Portland, OR.

2016-18           Artist in Residence, Brooklyn Arts Exchange; Brooklyn, NY.

2016                 Artist in Residence, Perform(a) Festival; October 26-Nov 1 Skopje, Macedonia.

2016                 Artist in Residence, Kondenz Festival; October 20-25 Belgrade, Serbia.

2016                 Artist in Residence, AUNTSxDETROIT; August 2-5 Detroit, MI.

2015                 Artist in Residence, ISSUE Project Room; Brooklyn, NY.

2014-16           Mellon Fellow, Studio Subsidy at Center for Performance Research; Brooklyn, NY.

2014                 Artist in Residence, Show Box L.A.; Los Angeles, CA.

2014                 Artist in Residence, Pieter Pasd; Los Angeles, CA.

2013-14           Artist in Residence, New York Live Arts; New York, NY.

2013                 Artist in Residence; Chez Bushwick Brooklyn, NY.



2017                 Teaching Artist, Movement Research Summer MELT, New York, NY.

2017                 Teaching Artist, The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought; Northampton, MA.

2016-17           Co-Editor, Movement Research Critical Correspondence; New York ,NY.

2016                 Teaching Artist, Communities of Practice; New York, NY.

2015                 Teaching Artist, CLASSCLASSCLASS; Brooklyn, NY.

2015                 Guest Lecturer, The New School UNfashion class; New York, NY.

2015                 Curator, No Total Weekend at Artist Space Books and Talks; New York, NY.

2014                 Guest Artist, Series by Sarah Maxfield; Abrons Arts Center; New York, NY

2014                 Guest Artist, Movement Research Sunday Process Lab, New York, NY.

2012-14           Founding Member, No Total reading group at Artist Space Books and Talks; New York, NY.



Performer; Fia Backstörm A Vaudeville on Mankind in Time and Space, Callicoon Fine Arts, March 31 New York, NY 2018.

Performer; MPA Red in View The Whitney Museum, Nov-Jan New York NY 2016-17.

Performer; Em Rooney, Black Lakes Shandaken Project, Hudson, NY 2016.

Performer; Kim Brandt Untitled Issue Project Room, May 22 Brooklyn New York 2016.

Performer; robbinschilds HEX Gibney Dance Center, February 3-7 New York, NY 2016

Performer; AK Burns A Smeary Spot, Participant Gallery New York, NY 2016.

Performer; Elizabeth Orr Loss Lead BODEGA, April 4 New York, NY 2015.

Performer; Jules Gimbrone Rooms Junk and Other Stuff, March 5-7 Geneva, Switzerland 2015.

Performer; Jules Gimbrone G-LOC Issue Project Room, January 11 Brooklyn, NY 2013.

Performer; Kim Brandt Untitled Dance and Process The Kitchen, June 6-7 New York, NY 2014.

Performer; Jules Gimbrone Taking Up Space Fahrenheit Gallery, June 17 Los Angeles, CA 2014.

Performer; Elizabeth Orr Nicolas and Hillary Thesis MFA Bard College, July 19 New York, NY 2014


“Mariana Valencia’s Bouquet,” Written by Mariana Valencia, published by 3 Hole Press, 2019. ISBN: 978-0-9982763-5-9

“ALBUM,” Written by Mariana Valencia, published by Wendy’s Subway Document Series, 2019. ISBN: 978-1-7327086-0-0 


Mariana Valencia Offers “Bouquet” At The Chocolate Factory by Eva Yaa Asantewaa for InfiniteBody; April 20, 2019.

You’ll Never Dance Alone (A Solo)” Review by Siobhan Burke for The New York Times; April 19, 2019.

“Chronicling Her Own History With MovementNew York Times Preview by Siobhan Burke; April 13, 2019.

"Bouquets Within Reach" by Mike Stinavage, for Brooklyn Rail ; May 2018.

“ALBUM At American Realness,” by Sara Lyons, For Contemporary Performance; Jan 19, 2018.

“DRAFF Reviews: ALBUM,” by Zoe Ni Riordain; January 11, 2018.

“Making (And Seeing) Dance In A Politicized World,” by Siobhan Burke for The New York Times; Nov 17, 2017.

“Together In The Fierce Tender,” by Maura Donohue For CUTLTUREBOT; Nov 4, 2017.

“Shared Evening Jasmine Hearn And Mariana Valencia,”  by Eva Yaa Asantewaa for InfiniteBody; Oct 17, 2017.

“Girls Like Us Magazine, Issue #9” Cover Artist; May Issue, 2017.

“Just Visiting,” by Tara Shena for CULTUREBOT; May 24, 2017.

“ALBUM” New York Times Preview, by Siobhan Burke; March 30, 2016.

“About AIDS Dance: Remembrance As A Performative Practice,” by Alex Fialho for Danspace Journal; Oct. 25, 2015.

“Song As Catharsis,” by Alex Fialho for Danspace Project Journal; October 25, 2015.

“Many Modes,” Interview by Tara Sheena for CULTUREBOT; March Issue, 2016.

“What Dance Can Be,” Review by Cassie Peterson for The Brooklyn Rail; October Issue, 2015.

“Emergency Index,” 2013 Performance Almanac.

“Interview by Effie Bowen” for BOMBlog, 2013.

“Legendary Children A Conversation with Tess Dworman” for Critical Correspondence, 2013.



Juliana May FOLK INCEST Abrons Arts Center, NY 2018.

Juliana May ADULT DOCUMENTARY The Chocolate Factory Queens, NY 2016.

Lauren Bakst  Living Room Index and Pool Pioneer Works Brooklyn, NY 2014.

Marya Wethers Danspace Platform 2013.

Daria Fain E-V-E-R-Y-O-N-E DTW 2013.

Geo Wyeth H A U N T S  LaMama 2013.

Lauren Bakst MR at the Judson Church, Draftworks, American Glitter.

Vanessa Anspaugh Fresh Tracks DTW, Danspace Platform 2012.

Jen Rosenblit Fresh Tracks DTW 2011.