Anna Deavere Smith

9:00 AM Friday Welcome and Keynote

LOCATION: REGENCY BALLROOM
OVERFLOW LOCATIONS: DIPLOMAT & PALLADIAN ROOMS
The Art of Listening • Anna Deavere Smith

Ann Deavere Smith

Anna Deavere Smith, award-winning actress and playwright renowned for her uncanny ability to disappear into multiple roles, will explore how to develop a quality that’s vital to both therapists and actors—the ability to listen.
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217 Becoming Someone Else

Anna Deavere Smith • Friday Morning
LOCATION: DIPLOMAT ROOM

Ann Deavere Smith

Both therapists and actors depend on using focused attention and empathy to take in the complexity and nuance of human experience. In this workshop, you’ll learn to take in the personalities and painful stories of others without losing yourself. Continue reading

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