Valerie started acting at the age of 5. She was Gretel in “The Sound of Music” and then was hooked on performing. She grew up surrounded by art, music, song, dance, and theatre. When an ice rink opened up near her home, she started skating and fell in love with it. She continues to figure skate to this day and claims that it is the fountain of youth!
Valerie lived and worked in NYC for many years and recently moved to Los Angeles to be closer to the film and television artistic community. She is a working member of the Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA, and a vested member of Actors Equity. She is also a professional figure skater and coach. She loves creating, acting, and now producing.
Valerie has two dogs. She loves animals and is an strong advocate for the humane treatment of all animals.