College of Visual and Performing Arts School of Dance

  • October 31, 2022

    On a warm October morning, five poets and seven dancers sat beneath the Word Wall in Horizon Hall. The scrolling quotes that usually fill the screen were gone, replaced by the title “Fall for the Book Presents Lyrical Motion: A Dance & Poetry Collaboration.”

  • October 13, 2022

    Mason dance major Joshua Dias wants to one day be a well-known choreographer sought out for his skills and vision.

  • September 6, 2022

    “An evening like no other,” ARTS by George! makes its in-person return on September 24. The philanthropic event, headlined by Emmy® and Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth, raises support for student scholarships in visual arts, dance, music, theater, game design, film, arts management, as well as for the Mason Community Arts Academy, Green Machine Ensembles, and the Great Performance at Mason season at the Center for the Arts.

  • April 15, 2018

    A watershed moment. That’s how choreographer Lar Lubovitch recently described his now-classic A Brahms Symphony. Now, a group of 16 George Mason University dance majors are having their own watershed moment with that jubilant work: They will dance it at the venerable Joyce Theater in New York City, where they will close the 50th anniversary season of the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company on April 22.

  • April 13, 2022

    George Mason Univerity’s College of Visual and Performing Arts announces the LIVE Center Mentoring Series and launches its first masterclass taught by Justin Peck, acting Resident Choreographer of New York City Ballet, on April 25 in New York City, Fairfax, and Baltimore.

  • March 9, 2022

    D.C.-area dance enthusiasts have the opportunity to witness some of the most exquisite dance works from across the country this spring at the Mason Dance Company’s 2022 Gala Concert on March 25 and 26.

  • February 28, 2022

    Bringing local communities together to celebrate and explore Latinx cultures Hylton Center Artist-in-Residence Ballet Hispánico participated in multiple days of in-person and virtual activities with Northern Virginia dancers leading up to their performance February 19.

  • January 31, 2022

    The LIVE Center (or the Center for Live Interactive Virtual Education) within George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts has been approved for a $10,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). This funding will support future programming from this groundbreaking center at Mason: the LIVE Center Mentoring Series.

  • December 6, 2021

    The Young Alumni Commissioning Project, a grant program for recent graduates, announced the fourth round of requests for proposals from interested alumni. The funds granted to recipients will fund new original works of art in a variety of mediums.

  • December 3, 2021

    Prolific, Black female choreographer Camille A. Brown tackles these profound but straightforward questions through vibrant, intensely athletic, story-infused social dance that has brought the pint-sized phenom tremendous acclaim and catapulted her to fame.