College of Visual and Performing Arts
George Mason University
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George Mason University


Develop the skills needed to thrive as an actor, director, musical theater performer, designer, playwright, screenwriter, or teacher by earning a degree in theater.

The School of Theater will prepare you for careers on the stage and screen with a wide range of courses, productions in state-of-the-art venues, and exciting summer field experiences. Students select their paths, supported by individualized attention from teachers and mentors who are practicing professionals with industry contacts. You'll participate in such productions as:

  • contemporary plays
  • modern musicals
  • historical dramas
  • original student work

From the moment you arrive, you'll find opportunities to show your talent, leadership, and collaborative abilities.

Mason theater student on stage

Professionally designed costumes are routinely provided to our student productions. The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 2014

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