Valerie is a classically trained actor based in New York City.
While earning her BA in Theatre from St. Edward's University, which specialized in devised and physical theatre, she simultaneously earned Equity membership through various regional productions. She is a graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art One Year Postgraduate Classical Acting course and is currently pursuing an MA in Shakespeare and Theatre from The Shakespeare Institute/ The University of Birmingham.
Valerie is a founder and Artistic Director of Wandering Bark Theatre Co., a group dedicated to adapting classic plays, and has created, produced, written, directed, and performed in several adaptations of Shakespeare, Chekhov and Ibsen as well as classic literature. wandering-bark.org
Her small town Texas upbringing (on a chicken farm) has fostered a love of astronomy and gardening. She is equal parts Austinite and Londoner at heart, and balances her Brooklyn lifestyle with a passion for her 20 acres of West Texas ranch land.