Valerie Adams Rigsbee is a D.C.-based actor and singer, and the co-owner of Chisel and Brand LLC, the web design and marketing firm for many local theatre companies.
Locally, she’s performed in Shakespeare in Love, Hands on a Hardbody and Next to Normal (u/s, Helen Hayes Winner, Outstanding Musical) at Keegan Theatre; The Remains at Studio Theatre (u/s); Museum 2040 at 4615 Theatre Company; The Skin of Our Teeth (u/s) and Urinetown (Helen Hayes Nominee, Outstanding Musical) at Constellation Theatre; James & the Giant Peach (u/s, Helen Hayes Winner, Outstanding Ensemble) at Adventure Theatre; Much Ado About Nothing at Next Stop Theatre; Bonnie and Clyde at Monumental Theatre; and Doctor Faustus at Brave Spirits Theatre. She played Mrs. Cratchit in a national tour of A Christmas Carol, and appeared regionally in: The Winter’s Tale at Guthrie Theatre, The Merry Wives of Windsor at Advice to the Players (NH Theatre Award Finalist, Best Supporting Actress), Same Time, Next Year at Papermill Theatre Co, Wait Until Dark at Acadia Repertory Theatre, The Merry Widow at Skylark Opera, and more! actorval.com
In addition to theatre work, she is the co-owner of Chisel and Brand LLC, a web design and marketing firm, whose local theatre clients include Keegan Theatre, Theatre Alliance, Avant Bard Theatre, Flying V, Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, and more, is the owner/operator for Broadway Musical Home and Broadway Play Home, is the lead photographer for Rigsbee Photography, and sings around town with 42nd Street Singers.