Anna Deavere Smith

Anna Deavere Smith

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Anna Deavere Smith is an American actress, playwright, and professor. She is currently the artist in residence at the Center for American Progress. Smith was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of Anna, an elementary school principal, and Deavere Young Smith, a coffee merchant. Smith is an alumna of the historic Western High School. She then attended Beaver College, graduating in 1971. She received her M.F.A. in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, California.Smith is best known for her "documentary theatre" style in plays such as Fires in the Mirror and Twilight: Los Angeles, both of which featured Smith as the sole performer of multiple and diverse characters and won her the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding One-Person Show two years in a rowshow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134949965
  • 9786134949965