Stratford debut: Shaindel in Fiddler on the Roof and appears in Romeo and Juliet. Broadway: Original cast of Ragtime (Livent). Selected Off-Broadway: Roberta in Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, Ballbreaka in Starmites (Amas/Steinman). Selected Elsewhere: Marilla Cuthbert in Anne of Green Gables (Charlottetown Festival and Drayton Festival), Nurse in Orpheus Descending (Mirvish/MTC), ZsuZsu in Menopositive (Theatre Orangeville), Mrs. Paroo in The Music Man (Theatre Aquarius), Les Misérables (Mirvish). Film/TV: Appearances in Butterbox Babies, Street Legal, Liberty Street, Copper. Recordings: Original cast recording - Ragtime; various audio books by Scholastic (U.S.A.). Training: Queen's University, Juilliard, Shurin Studio (N.Y.C.). Awards: Lorne Greene Award for most likely to succeed in professional theatre (Queen's). Et cetera: "Thank you to all my friends and family and especially to you, the theatre-going public." If you would like to know more about Valerie, please visit valhawkins.com.
Meet Valerie Hawkins at Festival Friday Chats on July 5, July 26 and August 16.