Anna Deavere Smith


Wednesday, May 1, 2019


7:00 pm


Off-Site Mid-Hudson Civic Center

Anna Deavere Smith to perform as centerpiece of Vassar College’s Semester of “Storytelling”

Award-winning actress, playwright and educator Anna Deavere Smith will perform Snapshots: Portraits of a World in Transition, as the culmination and centerpiece of the Vassar College Engaged Pluralism Initiative’s “Semester of Storytelling” on May 1st, 7:00 p.m. in the Majed J. Nesheiwat Convention Center, formerly the Mid-Hudson Civic Center. Vassar’s Semester of Storytelling is a series of events, residencies, and programs aimed at building new ways of learning about one another in our community, of building knowledge, and of bringing us closer together.

Free Admission, general seating, reservations are required. Tickets will be available online beginning Monday, March 25, 2019 at

This event is sponsored by Vassar College’s Engaged Pluralism Initiative, The Office of the Dean of the Faculty, The Office of the Dean of the College, The Office of Student Growth and Engagement, The American Studies Program, The Drama Department, The English Department, The Film Department, and The Religion Department, The Vassar Student Association, The Social Consciousness Fund, The Philaletheis Society, The Majed J. Nesheiwat Convention Center, The Helen Forster Novy 1928 Fund, and the Creative Arts Across Disciplines program.

Joan Gerardi

Creative Arts Across Disciplines