Opened Feb 7, 2014
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Naked In Alaska follows Valerie Hager through her 10-year career working as an exotic dancer in strip clubs from Mexico to Alaska as she strives to redeem the outcast and addict she had become during adolescence. At 21, newly sober and recently evicted, Valerie is invited by her best friend Raven to work at a strip club in Tijuana, Mexico. . An evening that begins in innocence and excitement over making some easy cash seduces her into a 10-year career that tests the limits of friendship and her will to survive. In this solo work, Hager portrays more than a dozen characters that danced in and frequented the clubs.