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Beyond the Stage

Friday, Nov 06, 2020 6:00pm
Saturday, Nov 07, 2020 6:00pm


Student choreographers from Mason’s School of Dance have created original dance-video works to be projected onto the outdoor walls of the Center for the Arts. Join Mason’s dancers and choreographers and enjoy their innovation as we gather (physically distanced) to celebrate creativity in th...Read More

The Artist-Activist: Centering Black Voices with Theresa Ruth Howard and Nicole Brewer

Tuesday, Dec 01, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event


“The only way to make the world a better place, is to be better people in it,” shared prolific dance choreographer, industry expert, and author Theresa Ruth Howard. The Artist-Activist: Centering Black Voices is pleased to host Howard along with anti-racist theater advocate Nicole Brewer fo...Read More

Step Afrika!’s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Virtual Event


Mason Artist-in-Residence 

As the world’s first holiday show highlighting the African American tradition of stepping, Step Afrika!’s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show is a feast for the eyes and ears! Step Afrika!’s fabulous and furry friends from the Arctic Kingdom—Popper the Penguin along...Read More

CANCELED: Cirque Éloize

Friday, Apr 09, 2021 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 10, 2021 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 10, 2021 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

Cirque Eloize’s tour has been canceled, including these performances at the Center for the Arts.

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Past Events

A Celebration of ARTS By George!

Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

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Join us online for an e-vening like no other with A Celebration of ARTS by George! on Saturday, September 26. Streamed live on social media and GMU-TV, the event will take a look back at the tremendous success of ARTS by George! over the past 14 years. Since 2006, ARTS by George! ha...Read More

Dance Masterclass with Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

Thursday, Oct 01, 2020 6:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are thrilled to share a FREE masterclass with the talented company Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano. Lara C. Garcia and Israel A. Rivas will demonstrate choreography, including movement from “El Jarabe Tapatio.” Due to COVID, the com...Read More