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Full page profile, New York Daily News

Editorial cartoon feature, The New Yorker

Editorial cartoon feature, The New Yorker


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



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



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



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. 

Performance of New Work in NYC's Lucid Body House's Summer Intensive







Cast as Trixypop with LIVE IN THEATRE!

An interactive and immersive NYC theatre company. 









Booked The Perfect Murder 

I was just cast in The Perfect Murder TV show! Airing June 1st. Watch you'll see me in action! 






Cast as modern day Greek Goddess Hera

I was cast in a Brooklyn-based, experimental film shot this winter-spring, 2016.

Performance of New Work at Queens Council of the Arts' Celebration of Women's Day

Selected to join women artists to perform before a sold out crowd and broadcasted live on New York City's NY1. 

Performance of New Work at Lucid Body House

Selected by artist, teacher, and Lucid Body House founder Fay Simpson to perform at her artist salon.


Performance of New Work at EST's Last Call

Selected to perform on February 20, 2016.


Performance of New Work in Lucid Body House's Shadow Project


Naked In Alaska Invited to The Last Frontier Theatre Conference in June 2016 

Performance of New Work at Women Who Run With the Wolves Storytelling Event

Selected to perform with other New York City women artists to a standing room only crowd on January 21, 2016

Naked In Alaska Receives Standing Ovation in Providence, Rhode Island

Naked In Alaska was 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. 

Performance as Lead in Great Kills at Premier Stages' 11th Annual Reading Series

I was 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, had a limited run June 19-21, 2015.


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.

ORLANDO MYXX Photography