FACULTY & STAFF
MARTHA TORNAY 
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/ FOUNDER/
BALLET TEACHER


Martha has over 3 decades of intensive classical ballet studies with dance masters such as Mme. Gabriela Darvash, Gretchen Ward Warren and Robert Brassel. After performing for 18 years as a soloist with regional and international ballet and modern companies including Newport News Ballet (Virginia), Israel Ballet (Tel Aviv), and The Robert Kovich Company (NYC), she founded East Village Dance Project. Martha is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy and a recipient of the Fine Arts Award in dance technique and choreography. In addition to directing East Village Dance Project, she is an adjunct professor at New York University’s Experimental Theater Wing and teaches at Bates Dance Festival, the acclaimed summer dance workshop held at Bates College in Lewiston, ME. 


photo: Stacie Joy

VICTORIA ROBERTS-WIERZBOWSKI 
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/
MODERN DANCE TEACHER

 Originally from Western Massachusetts, Victoria received her BA in social science and dance from Sarah Lawrence College. In addition to working with the wonderful students at EVDP, Victoria has taught movement in preschools and public schools, served as a staff development coach for instructors teaching physical education classes, and worked with adults touched by cancer and chronic pain. As a performer, she has worked with both choreographers and playwrights including Mollye Maxner/Chimera Physical Theater, Katie Rose McLaughlin, Dan O'Neil  and Sybil Kempson. She currently works with choreographer David Neumann/advanced beginner group. Victoria has performed at New York Live Arts, The Whitney Museum, HERE Arts Center, La MaMa Experimental Theater, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Triskelion Arts and other venues throughout New York City, New England and Florida.  

Photo: Stacie Joy

BONNIE STEIN
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, GOH PRODUCTIONS


Bonnie is a director, writer, and producer, and currently the Executive and Artistic Director of GOH Productions, a non profit arts services organization founded in 1974 in New York City. GOH serves as East Village Dance Project's non-profit umbrella organization. With GOH, Bonnie has created and produced live theater, dance and film projects in the USA, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. 


 Photo: Karen Hatch

Co-Founder: Chris Tornay 
Development Consultant: Kate Peila
Advisory Board: Bonnie Stein, Carey Barclay, Christina Licata, Randi Halpern, Susan Roecker