George Mason University
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George Mason University

A Creative Future

Our graduates have impressive careers in the arts. You will, too.

The list is extraordinary and keeps growing. Alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts work at The Smithsonian Institute, MTV, HBO, the Museum of Modern Art, The National Endowment for the Arts and countless other famous arts organizations.

instructor with dancers

Billy Smith, a Mason alum and dancer with Mark Morris Dance Group, works with Mason students.

Our alumni are successful artists, musicians, actors, dancers, directors, producers, choreographers, writers, technicians, designers, teachers, entrepreneurs, and administrators working in 47 states and 15 countries. 

Adventure Theatre MTC 

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 

Pyramid Atlantic 

American Dance Institute 

Joyce Theater 

Radio Disney 

Americans for the Arts 

Levine School of Music 

Radio Disney 

Arena Stage 

Live Nation, Inc. 

Round House Theatre 

Arlington Arts Center 

Living Social 

Shakespeare Theater 


Lorton Arts Foundation 

Signature Theater 

Arts Council of Fairfax County 

Mark Morris Dance Group 


Association of Performing Arts Presenters 

Metro Goldwyn Mayer 


Bowen McCauley Dance

Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Studio Theatre 

Capital Fringe 

MTV Networks 


Carnegie Hall 

Museum of Modern Art 

The Limon Company 

Center Stage 

National Endowment for the Arts 

The Phillips Collection

Cirque de Soleil 

National Endowment for the Humanities 

The Walt Disney Company

CityDance Ensemble 

National Geographic 

The Washington Ballet 

Corcoran Gallery of Art 

Nederland Theater, Broadway

Virginia Opera 


New York City Ballet 

Washington Ballet

Discovery Communications 

New York Foundation for the Arts 

Washington Opera


Paper Mill Playhouse, NJ

Washington Performing Arts Society 

Ford's Theatre 

Parsons Dance  Washington Stage Guild

Greater Reston Arts Center 

Patricia M. Sitar Center for the Arts


Hirshhorn Museum


Wolf Trap

Hylton Performing Arts Center

Potomac Arts Academy 

Woolly Mammoth Theatre


Prince William Symphony Orchestra 

Workhouse Arts Center

Schools & Programs