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1,001 Plays connects playwrights and audiences from worlds apart

Please join 1,001 Plays and Mason's School of Theater in Welcoming our global new partner

Santa Catarina Federal Univeristy in Florianopolis, Brazil!

Friday, March 6 in TheaterSpace, Starting at 6pm
Donald and Nancy deLaski Performing Arts Building, PAB A105, George Mason University Fairfax, VA

The Evening Kicks off with hors d'oeuvres and conversation at a Mission Reception at 6pm. Find out what 1,001 Plays is all about! Seven student-written 10-minute play readings follow at 7pm, all addressing the theme "Tomorrow" and staged by Mason Students.

Next, meet our Brazilian partners - Student playwrights and their mentor who will join us for a video talk-back afterwards.

All events are free and open to the public

RSVP for the reception by February 28th 2020.


Acting For Young People (AFYP), works closely with the School of Theater’s Concentration in Teaching Theatre PK-12, and serves as the theater division of Mason Community Arts Academy, bringing the absolute best in acting and theater classes to our community! 

The goal at AFYP is to provide actors of 5 years to adults with professional-level training in a supportive and fun environment. Through this training, we hope to help our actors develop skills that will serve them in all walks of life, on stage and off. Our faculty is made up of working professionals in the industry – actors, directors and teaching artists who are constantly honing their skills through their creative endeavors and bringing those skills back to share with our students.

AFYP programs include:

  • Fall/Spring Showcases
  • Summer Camp and Showcase
  • After/Before School Classes
  • Student Holiday Workshops
  • Spring Break Camp
  • Professional Productions
  • Weeknight Classes
  • Scout Badge/Special Workshops
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