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, from most to least recent:
www.offoffonline.com/archives.php?id=1543 (Freshwater; The Women’s Project)
www.offoffonline.com/archives.php?id=1499 (The Angel Eaters Trilogy; Flux Theatre Ensemble)
www.offoffonline.com/archives.php?id=1483 (Crawl, Fade to White; 13P)
www.offoffonline.com/archives.php?id=1098 (Bucharest Calling)
www.offoffonline.com/archives.php?id=1095 (Lost in Hollywoodland)

offoffonline articles, from most to least recent:
www.offoffonline.com/article.php?ArticleID=41 (2009 Obie Awards)
www.offoffonline.com/article.php?ArticleID=39 (2008 Prelude Conference at CUNY Grad Center)
www.offoffonline.com/article.php?ArticleID=38 (2008 IT Awards)
www.offoffonline.com/article.php?ArticleID=35 (2008 IT Awards Nominations)
www.offoffonline.com/article.php?ArticleID=32 (2008 Obies)

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)