Nassivera was the Producing Director for the Dorset Theatre Festival for almost 30 years, and he founded the Dorset Colony for Writers, which operated from 1979 to 2011.
He has also written a number of plays that have been presented off-Broadway and around the country, and has taught literature and theater at Columbia University, McGill University and Green Mountain College. He received a National Endowment for the Arts award and the Vermont Council for Achievement in the Arts Award in 2009. He lives in Dorset with his wife and two children and has recently published two books.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
It will be held at the Bley House Museum, at the corner of Kent Hill Road and Route 30 in Dorset. People may bring a brown bag lunch. Dessert and drinks will be provided.
Call the Society with questions or for more information at 867-0331.