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Full page profile, New York Daily News

Editorial cartoon feature, The New Yorker

Editorial cartoon feature, The New Yorker


Hager masterfully plays an assortment of wildly different characters.
- Broadway Baby, UK


A visual masterpiece! An audiovisual feast. Dynamically performed and produced with flair.
- A Younger Theatre, UK


Valerie Hager tackles the challenges of a solo show magnificently!
- Three Weeks, UK


A fearless performance... Surprisingly complex.
Time Out New York


Hager has the range and versatility of a Lily Tomlin or Whoopi Goldberg!
Performing Arts Insider NYC


A dazzling artist! She's got what it takes to be a star!
Hy Reviews

Naked In Alaska is generously sponsored by X-Pole, the worldwide leader in pole and aerial fitness, the premier manufacturer of professional dance poles, and the Official Pole of Pole Fitness. 





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Valerie is selected to perform a segment of her new show in development at the infamous Ensemble Studio Theatre, NYC "Last Call" on Feb. 20th 2016!



Valerie is selected to perform in Fay Simpson founder/creator of LUCID BODY evening of "SHADOW PROJECTS" at THE LUCID BODY HOUSE, NY, NY. 







Naked In Alaska has been invited to perform in the renown LAST FRONTIER THEATRE CONFERENCE and will debut in Valdez, Alaska June, 2016! 






Valerie performs at LIC bar with WOMEN WHO RUN WITH WOLVES to a standing room only crowd Jan. 21st 2016! 







Naked In Alaska In Standing O Providence, Rhode Island Performance

Naked In Alaska has been awarded the 2015 Charles Sullivan Grant for the Arts and Humanities to perform at the Community College of Rhode Island Sept. 18th  7:30pm and lead SOLOfire: Free Your Life with Solo Performance workshop for students Sept. 17th 7:00pm. In the Bobby Hackett Theater at the Knight Campus in Warwick. 












Valerie Hager Performs Lead in Great Kills at Premier Stages' 11th Annual Reading Series

Valerie is cast as the lead in playwright Kim Cortesi's newest play Great Kills debuting in Premier Stage's 2015 season. The play, directed by Kel Haney, will have a limited run June 19-21.









Naked In Alaska Sells Out GendErotica Festival in Rome, Italy

Opening the fifth annual International GendErotica Festival at the famed occupied space Nuovo Cinema Palazzo in downtown Rome, Naked In Alaska attracts a standing room-only, sold-out crowd and is featured in Huffington Post Italy. Through live theater, performance art, fine art exhibits, screenings of shorts and documentaries, and artist-led workshops, The GendErotica Festival celebrates gender representations from a queer perspective, deconstructs gender maps from social, political, cultural, and erotic points of view, and examines what is happening in gender identity worldwide.