• The new Donald and Nancy de Laski Performing Arts Building.
  • Inside a performing arts classroom in the new de Laski Performing Arts Building.
  • Mason's Concert Hall, the premiere venue at Mason's Fairfax Campus.
  • A view inside the Hylton Center's Merchant Hall on the Prince William Campus.
  • Inside the control room of the Gregory Family Theater at the Hylton Center.
  • Rehearsal taking place inside TheaterSpace.

George Mason University is home to multiple state of the art performance facilities. The School of Theater is located in the new Donald and Nancy de Laski Performing Arts Building, which boasts two flexible black box theaters and rehearsal halls, as well as a costume shop, scene shop and prop storage. The nearby Music/Theater Building offers new smart classrooms, three rehearsal halls, a sound design studio, a lighting design lab, and a prop shop.


Other facilities used by the School of Theater include the 1900-seat Concert Hall, which houses multiple stages of varying sizes, the 475-seat Harris Theatre, and the Hylton Performing Arts Center on the Science and Technology campus in nearby Prince William County, which contains an 1100-seat Opera House and a 275-seat flexible theater. These buildings have all been renovated or built within the last ten years. Each stage is equipped with the most up-to-date technology.

At George Mason University, we pride ourselves in staying ahead of the game with cutting edge technology and lush performing spaces. Elsewhere on campus, George Mason University has three fitness centers, a centrally located food-court, an expansive library, an on-campus bar, coffee shops, and a completely green dining hall. The school proudly supports all its sports teams, which include men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, baseball, swim, tennis, and track and field.

GMU School of Theater   |   Contact us at: theater@gmu.edu   |   Office: (703) 993-1120   |   Box Office: (888)945-2468   |   4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030