Critical Writing

Valerie Work was Editor of offoffonline from September 2007 – September 2011. In this capacity she edited over 900 reviews, interviews and feature articles and hired 25 staff writers.

Prior to assuming the site’s Editorship she was the Fringe Editor from March-August 2007, responsible for hiring 20 Fringe Reviewers and editing 71 Fringe Festival reviews.

During the 2007-8 academic year, she was the Drama Editor of the Brooklyn Review, the Brooklyn College MFA program literary magazine.

In addition, she has published reviews and articles in offoffonline and the Brooklyn Rail.

offoffonline reviews:

Language, Logs & Love,” review of Orange, Hat & Grace, Soho Rep, September 2010
Facing the Storm,” review of Lear, Soho Rep, January 2010
Artists at Work – and Play,” review of Freshwater, The Women’s Project, January 2009
Angel Eaters Among Us,” review of The Angel Eaters Trilogy, Flux Theatre Ensemble, November 2008
Fable in a Factory,” review of Crawl, Fade to White, 13P, October 2008
Lost in Bucharest,” review of Bucharest Calling, 2007 Fringe Festival
The Devil Takes Hollywood,” review of Lost in Hollywoodland, 2007 Fringe Festival

offoffonline articles:

offoffonline Congratulates 2009 IT Awards Recipients
2009 Obies – Congratulations
Prelude Advances,” October 2008 (CUNY Prelude Conference)
offoffonline Congratulates 2008 IT Award Winners
IT Awards Nominations Announced,” July 2008
Obies!” (2008 Obie Awards)

Brooklyn Rail articles:
www.brooklynrail.org/2009/06/theater/reaping-facebook-social-networking-theater-marketing (Social networking as a marketing strategy, with 4 NYC theater organizations as case studies)
www.brooklynrail.org/2007/6/theater/saving-their-tales (Profile of Polybe & Seats, a downtown company)