Productions and Events

Vassar College Experimental Theater
Fall 2023


Text that reads: Steerman - New Play Series. In the center there is a logo that looks like a "S".

Five new plays by Vassar seniors, presented at the Powerhouse Theater. This annual festival is dedicated to the extraordinary contributions of James B. Steerman, who retired as Professor Emeritus of Drama and Film in 2011.

Campus community only, please.

Reservations/Box Office

Five students standing outside in front of trees with their arms around each other smiling for the camera.
Left to right: Quin Taylor ′27, Alejandra Robbins ′23, Miriam Barker ′27, Sophia Fredericks ′26, Vi To ′23

Reservations for Drama Department productions open two weeks prior to any opening date. Please note not all productions and events are open to the public, but mostly to the Vassar campus community. Check the productions listing for specific information.

Box Office


Box Office Student Assistants

  • Miriam Barker ’27
  • Sophia Fredericks ’26
  • Alejandra Robbins ’24

Drama Department Photographer

  • Quin Taylor ’27

Vassar Ticket Fund Student Coordinator

  • Vi To ’24

Our Theaters at a Glance

Martel Theater: Free admission, open to the public. Seating chart.

Powerhouse Theater: General seating, free admission, not open to the public.

Streep Studio: Very limited seating, not open to the public.

Ongoing Events

Vassar juniors and seniors of any major may enter an original play in this competition, which ends on January 22, 2024. The author of the winning play receives a $1,000 award, a certificate from the Drama Department, and a staged reading/reception on April 21, 2024.