NYU Portraits is a performance based program that creates a vibrant and colorful experience where historical and contemporary movements for justice and equality meets the stage to invigorate a commitment to creating social change. Featuring a cast comprised of NYU students, faculty and staff; performance artists and social change activists, NYU Portraits utilizes an innovative approach to highlighting the importance of campus diversity & social justice for incoming first year, transfer and graduate students.
NYU Portraits 2017
"Where Social Justice Meets the Stage."
The Division of Student Affairs Presents PORTRAITS: SHOW UP.
NYU Portraits is an annual university wide event featuring performers who bring history to life on stage alongside a student cast performing original pieces around identity and diversity at NYU!
NYU Students & Alumni Cast includes:
Khalid James Abu Dawas
Assistant Vice President for Student Diversity
Senior Director, Global Spiritual Life at NYU
Director, NYU LGBTQ Student Center
Performance at NYU Tandon in Brooklyn in the Gymnasium:
Tuesday August 29th, 2017, 2:00PM-3:30PM
Featuring Ramón Rodríguez, an actor, writer, director and NYU Alum!
Performances at Washington Square in the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts:
Wednesday August 30th, 2017
2:00PM-3:30PM - Doors open at 1:30PM!
7:00PM-8:30PM - Doors open at 6:30PM!
Get there early!
Featuring Ramón Rodríguez, an actor, writer, director and NYU Alum; and Elle Varner, Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and NYU Alum!
NYU Portraits FAQ
NYU Portraits creates a vibrant and colorful evening where diversity meets the stage to invigorate our passion for social justice, and service through the arts. This event is a campus tradition that utilizes an innovative approach to highlighting the importance of diversity as an enriching and transformative experience for our incoming first year, graduate, and transfer students.
This event is not open to the public and is intended for incoming first-yea, graduate, and transfer students to New York University.
To learn more and do more, we invite you to explore social justice and diversity focused programs, courses and events. Visit the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs in Kimmel 806, which houses programs such as Zone Trainings and the Intergroup Dialogue Program, as well as the LGBTQ Student Center in Kimmel 602, which houses trainings such as SafeZone, events such as NYDragU and various clubs and organizations to join!.= For more information, visit our websites at nyu.edu/cmep and nyu.edu/lgbt. Find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter: NYU_CMEP and NYU_LGBTQ.