As Artistic Director and choreographer for 6’,combines writing, acting, and dance to create multi-sensual works that challenge the audience to address current political and sociological issues.
Valle is trained in contemporary, modern, and aerial dance. http://artsandculturetx.com/flying-high-above-the-texas-sky-aerial-dance-takes-off-in-the-lone-star-state/?fbclid=IwAR0WG1PD6EXhl6EZBURT8CcI3jD_-BXiTKwgRNcfFJJSWE_3J5LXSDPHwhMValle is a certified level 1 aerial instructor and a certified Level 1 GYROTONIC(R) Method instructor. She was recently featured as one of four Texas aerialists in Arts and Culture Texas Magazine:
Valle received a B.A. in Dance from University of Houston in 2000. Valle has received two Individual Artist Grants from Houston Arts Alliance to produce It’s All Relative in 2002 and again in 2007 for her third evening-length concert, tetris, that premiered in January 2009. As Resident Choreographer for Dancepatheatre, Valle premiered Glass Before Marriage, LifeSavor (2003); and Mockingbird (2004). As an individual choreographer, Valle premiered the solo, I Am Mother (2005), a white-painted goddess inspired by Japanese Butoh dance that Valle performed two weeks before she delivered her son, Dante. The goddess character was later adapted for Psophonia Dance Company’s Phantasia 2005 at the Hobby Center for Performing Arts. Valle presented Interview for a Date/I Take My Clothes Off at the Big Range Dance Festival 2006, for the preview of CRACKED, her second evening length concert that premiered in December 2006 as a recipient of the DiverseWorks Artist Residency. Her choreography has been seen at DiverseWorks, JCC, University of Houston, San Jacinto College, HSPVA/Houston, Freneticore Theatre’s Fringe Festival and various art openings and outdoor events. In 2010, Valle premiered her new dance company, 6’ in Baptism. In 2012, Valle co-produced and co-choreographed Regifting Lions with Catalina Alexandra and Lynn Lane. In 2016, Valle presented an encore version of CRACKED. Valle premiered her latest work, Never Again, in 2018, a vaudevillian look at Texas Legislation and the Resistance, to 5 SOLD OUT peformances. Recently, Valel presented two excerpts from Never Again at the Houston Women's March On 2019.
Since 2004, Valle has partnered with vocalist Misha Penton in varous works, both as a collaborator and choreographer. Penton has written and performed original music for CRACKED and performed text written by Valle in Mockingbird. Valle has choreographed for Penton's The Ottavia Project and Autumn Spectre. Most recently, Valle was featured in Penton's experimental opera on film, The Captured Goddess in 2015.
Valle has choreographed and performed in her own works since 1999. As a performer, she was a company member with Karen Stokes Dance for 12 seasons and Becky Valls & Company for Young Audiences for 19 seasons. Valle was also featured in four installments of Becky Valls' Memoirs of the Sistahood Series. Since 2000, Valle has performed with Chapman Dance, Dancepatheatre, Divergence Vocal Theatre, Karen Stokes Dance, Psophonia Dance Company, Suchu Dance, and Vault. Valle has been featured in numerous concerts, including Natural Acts in Artifical Water and Open Book, Open House by internationally known choreographer Stephan Koplowitz, A Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance, and Marta Lichlyter’s A Thin Line as part of the University of Houston’s Choreography in Action series on PBS.
For 12 years, Valle served as Project Coordinator of Dance Source Houston, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting dance. Valle coordinated the production of Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance at Miller Outdoor Theatre, maintained the dancesourcehouston.org website, the DSH Dance newsletter, the DSH marketing table, and the printed Dance Card.
The Austin-Houston Choreographer Exchange, Life Museum