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Friends Can Enhance Your Experience!

September 17, 2018

Pat Carroll meets a Dublin Irish Dance performer

Pat Carroll meets a Dublin Irish Dance performer

Want a closer look at the artists and performances you’ve come to love at the Center? We invite you to join the Friends of the Center for the Arts and enjoy access to interact with the artists. The Friends sponsor the Pre-Performance Discussions, which are open to all ticketholders and are led by local experts and sometimes the artists themselves. But, did you know that the Friends also host five Artists in Conversation events?  
These lively discussions provide members of the Contributor level or higher ($150+) with a special, behind-the-scenes look of the Great Performances at Mason season and the new Family Series. Hosted by guest artists and members of Mason's faculty, these events are sure to enlighten your experience as an audience member.  

This season, the Friends can look forward to Artists in Conversation events celebrating these upcoming performances: 

L.A. Theatre Works 
Steel Magnolias 
Sunday, October 14 at 7 p.m. 

Spectrum Dance Theater 
A Rap On Race 
Friday, November 16 at 8 p.m. 

Enchantment Theatre Company 
The Phantom Tollbooth 
Sunday, January 27 at 2 p.m. 

Mark Morris Dance Group 
featuring the MMDG Music Ensemble 
Friday, March 1 at 8 p.m. 

Pablo Sáinz Villegas 
Friday, April 12 at 8 p.m. 

The Friends of the Center for the Arts provides volunteer and financial support to the Center for the Arts. For more information on how you can help or join, please call 703-993-4749 or visit

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