George Mason University

Mnozil Brass in Broadway Mnozil Brass
(2/25 - 2/25)
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Chopin and Liszt in Broadway Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Chopin and Liszt
(3/3 - 3/3)
The Peking Acrobats in Broadway The Peking Acrobats
(3/10 - 3/10)
Virginia Opera: Madama Butterfly in Broadway Virginia Opera: Madama Butterfly
(3/16 - 3/16)
Trinity Irish Dance Company in Broadway Trinity Irish Dance Company
(3/24 - 3/24)
Mutts Gone Nuts in Broadway Mutts Gone Nuts
(4/6 - 4/6)
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Three Great Romantics in Broadway Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Three Great Romantics
(4/7 - 4/7)
Martha Graham Dance Company in Broadway Martha Graham Dance Company
(4/13 - 4/13)
Small Island Big Song in Broadway Small Island Big Song
(4/20 - 4/20)
The Okee Dokee Brothers in Broadway The Okee Dokee Brothers
(4/21 - 4/21)
Bamberg Symphony with Hélène Grimaud in Broadway Bamberg Symphony with Hélène Grimaud
(4/27 - 4/27)
Brian Ganz: A Chopin Recital in Broadway Brian Ganz: A Chopin Recital
(5/4 - 5/4)
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DEGREES OFFERED

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre - Theatre Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre - Theatre Education for Theatre Arts PK - 12

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre - Performance (Acting and Directing)

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre - Design and Technical Theatre

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre - Performance for Stage and Screen (Acting and Directing)

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre - Design for Stage and Screen

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre - Musical Theatre

Minor in Theatre

Minor in Theatre Performance


The School of Theater will prepare you for careers on the stage and screen with a wide range of courses, productions in state-of-the-art venues, and exciting summer field experiences. Students select their paths, supported by individualized attention from teachers and mentors who are practicing professionals with industry contacts. You'll participate in such productions as contemporary plays, modern musicals, historical dramas, and original student work. From day one, you'll find opportunities to show your talent, leadership, and collaborative abilities.

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Past Student Productions

SHOW THEATER
A.I.M by Kyle Abraham in Broadway A.I.M by Kyle Abraham
(2/17/24 - 2/17/24)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens in Broadway Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
(2/10/24 - 2/10/24)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Virginia Opera: Sanctuary Road in Broadway Virginia Opera: Sanctuary Road
(2/4/24 - 2/4/24)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Isata Kanneh-Mason in Broadway Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Isata Kanneh-Mason
(1/28/24 - 1/28/24)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Hamid Rahmanian’s Song of the North in Broadway Hamid Rahmanian’s Song of the North
(1/27/24 - 1/27/24)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Mariachi Herencia de México in Broadway Mariachi Herencia de México
(12/10/23 - 12/10/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
American Festival Pops Orchestra: Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season in Broadway American Festival Pops Orchestra: Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season
(12/9/23 - 12/9/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas in Broadway Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas
(12/2/23 - 12/2/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Festive French Fare in Broadway Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Festive French Fare
(11/26/23 - 11/26/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Chanticleer in Broadway Chanticleer
(11/25/23 - 11/25/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
B – The Underwater Bubble Show in Broadway B – The Underwater Bubble Show
(11/19/23 - 11/19/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra with Renée Fleming in Broadway Fairfax Symphony Orchestra with Renée Fleming
(11/18/23 - 11/18/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Virginia Opera: The Barber of Seville in Broadway Virginia Opera: The Barber of Seville
(11/12/23 - 11/12/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Silkroad Ensemble with Rhiannon Giddens in Broadway Silkroad Ensemble with Rhiannon Giddens
(11/5/23 - 11/5/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Power and Passion of Beethoven in Broadway Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Power and Passion of Beethoven
(10/29/23 - 10/29/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra with Christian McBride in Broadway Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra with Christian McBride
(10/28/23 - 10/28/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Malpaso Dance Company in Broadway Malpaso Dance Company
(10/20/23 - 10/20/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LIVE in Broadway Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LIVE
(10/15/23 - 10/15/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Virginia Opera: Siegfried in Broadway Virginia Opera: Siegfried
(10/8/23 - 10/8/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Renée Elise Goldsberry in Concert in Broadway Renée Elise Goldsberry in Concert
(9/30/23 - 9/30/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Indigenous Enterprise in Broadway Indigenous Enterprise
(4/29/23 - 4/29/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
The Passing Zone in Broadway The Passing Zone
(4/23/23 - 4/23/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra with George Li in Broadway Fairfax Symphony Orchestra with George Li
(4/22/23 - 4/22/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Mozart and Friends in Broadway Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Mozart and Friends
(4/16/23 - 4/16/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
State Ballet of Georgia in Broadway State Ballet of Georgia
(4/15/23 - 4/15/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra with Bobby Floyd in Broadway Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra with Bobby Floyd
(4/8/23 - 4/8/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Daniel Hope and the Zurich Chamber Orchestra in Broadway Daniel Hope and the Zurich Chamber Orchestra
(4/2/23 - 4/2/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Cirque FLIP Fabrique in Broadway Cirque FLIP Fabrique
(3/31/23 - 4/1/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon in Broadway The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon
(3/26/23 - 3/26/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
KODO in Broadway KODO
(3/18/23 - 3/18/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Virginia Opera: La Traviata in Broadway Virginia Opera: La Traviata
(3/11/23 - 3/12/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Musical Valentines in Broadway Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Musical Valentines
(2/26/23 - 2/26/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Chloé Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies LIVE! in Broadway Chloé Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies LIVE!
(2/25/23 - 2/25/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Voctave in Broadway Voctave
(2/19/23 - 2/19/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Doug Varone and Dancers in Broadway Doug Varone and Dancers
(2/18/23 - 2/18/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Czech National Symphony Orchestra in Broadway Czech National Symphony Orchestra
(2/12/23 - 2/12/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Virginia Opera: Fellow Travelers in Broadway Virginia Opera: Fellow Travelers
(2/4/23 - 2/5/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Silkroad Ensemble in Broadway Silkroad Ensemble
(1/29/23 - 1/29/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
The Acting Company: The Three Musketeers in Broadway The Acting Company: The Three Musketeers
(1/28/23 - 1/28/23)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
American Festival Pops Orchestra in Broadway American Festival Pops Orchestra
(12/10/22 - 12/10/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Vienna Boys Choir in Broadway Vienna Boys Choir
(12/9/22 - 12/9/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
The Queen’s Cartoonists in Broadway The Queen’s Cartoonists
(11/27/22 - 11/27/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
The 5 Browns in Broadway The 5 Browns
(11/26/22 - 11/26/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Immortal Impromptus in Broadway Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Immortal Impromptus
(11/20/22 - 11/20/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Virginia Opera: The Pirates of Penzance in Broadway Virginia Opera: The Pirates of Penzance
(11/12/22 - 11/13/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Preservation Hall Jazz Band in Broadway Preservation Hall Jazz Band
(11/6/22 - 11/6/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Nrityagram Dance Ensemble in Broadway Nrityagram Dance Ensemble
(11/5/22 - 11/5/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Mason School of Theater: Head Over Heels in Broadway Mason School of Theater: Head Over Heels
(10/27/22 - 10/30/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Head Over Heels in Broadway Head Over Heels
(10/27/22 - 10/30/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Virginia Opera: The Valkyrie in Broadway Virginia Opera: The Valkyrie
(10/8/22 - 10/9/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
MOMIX in Broadway MOMIX
(10/1/22 - 10/1/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Kristin Chenoweth in Concert in Broadway Kristin Chenoweth in Concert
(9/24/22 - 9/24/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Lila Downs in Broadway Lila Downs
(4/24/22 - 4/24/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra in Broadway Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
(4/23/22 - 4/23/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra in Broadway Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra
(4/16/22 - 4/16/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Virginia Opera: The Marriage of Figaro in Broadway Virginia Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
(4/10/22 - 4/10/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Everybody
(3/31/22 - 4/10/22)
George Mason University
Virginia Opera: The Marriage of Figaro in Broadway Virginia Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
(4/9/22 - 4/9/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Evocative Visions in Broadway Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Evocative Visions
(4/3/22 - 4/3/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Camille A. Brown & Dancers in Broadway Camille A. Brown & Dancers
(4/2/22 - 4/2/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Edgar Meyer and the Scottish Ensemble in Broadway Edgar Meyer and the Scottish Ensemble
(3/27/22 - 3/27/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
SW!NG OUT in Broadway SW!NG OUT
(3/19/22 - 3/19/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Ladysmith Black Mambazo in Broadway Ladysmith Black Mambazo
(2/27/22 - 2/27/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Mark Morris Dance Group in Broadway Mark Morris Dance Group
(2/26/22 - 2/26/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Pilobolus
(2/20/22 - 2/20/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Popovich Comedy Pet Theater in Broadway Popovich Comedy Pet Theater
(2/19/22 - 2/19/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Virginia Opera: Three Decembers in Broadway Virginia Opera: Three Decembers
(2/6/22 - 2/6/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Broadway Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(1/29/22 - 1/29/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Fantastic Fantasies in Broadway Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Fantastic Fantasies
(1/23/22 - 1/23/22)
Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: The Glorious Music of Chopin in Broadway Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: The Glorious Music of Chopin
(11/21/21 - 11/21/21)
George Mason University - College of Visual and Performing Arts
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
(4/22/20 - 4/25/20)
George Mason University
Gruesome Playground Injuries
(4/17/20 - 4/17/20)
George Mason University
Men on Boats
(3/26/20 - 4/5/20)
George Mason University
The Women of Lockerbie
(2/27/20 - 3/1/20)
George Mason University
Hir
(11/15/19 - 11/15/19)
George Mason University
Cock
(11/8/19 - 11/8/19)
George Mason University
Really Really
(2/28/19 - 3/3/19)
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