Shining in the Spotlight

From day one, our students get involved in fully produced productions.

Making George Mason University Your Stage

Our choice of professional stages are second to none.

Supporting Our Students

If you prefer to work behind the scenes, we have you covered.

Artist Teachers Inspire

Our professional faculty, many of whom are artists in their own right, are on our stages, in our classrooms, and with our students.

A Rich Theatrical Experience

The School of Theater offers a wide variety of opportunities throughout the year.


Enjoy a Trailer from School of Theater's 'Head Over Heels'

Mission Statement

The School of Theater at George Mason University provides students with a dynamic and collaborative program in an inclusive learning environment which promotes creativity, initiative, and greater awareness of diverse identities and cultural experiences. Whether study in the School of Theater at George Mason University leads to a career in professional theater or enriches a future elsewhere, we engage the whole artist-citizen by combining practical training and liberal arts education. Our students learn through classroom instruction, individualized mentorship and hands-on experience while contributing to the success of thought-provoking plays and musicals in multiple venues.


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Top 100 in National Theater School Ranking
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Students Direct
Half of each season's productions are student led.
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