Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald headlines Vassar College's 15th annual Modfest, which explores 20th and 21st century arts.
An Afternoon with Audra McDonald is presented February 5 at 3 PM at Skinner Hall. Following the concert, McDonald will take part in a discussion about her work both on and offstage. The interview will be led by film professor Mia Mask.
McDonald has won a record six Tony Awards (most recently for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill), two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award. Among her numerous honors, McDonald was recently recognized for her contribution to the fields of arts and humanities by receiving the National Medal of Arts, presented by President Barack Obama in September.
Modfest, which concludes February 5, features music, exhibitions, dance, and spoken word. All events are free and open to the public. Click here for details.
(Updated February 5, 2017)