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General Inquiries

College of Visual and Performing Arts
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MS 4C1
Fairfax, VA  22030
General inquiries email

Office hours: Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Reception will take emails and messages for staff.

Administrative and Staff Offices

Dean's Office 

Rick Davis, Dean
Contact: Evie Alis, Executive Assistant to the Dean
Location: College Hall, C200B
703-993-8624

John Wilkin, Director of Finance & Administration
Location: College Hall, C200D
703-993-8877

Susan Graziano, Director of Development
Location: College Hall, C211
703-993-4188

Kristin Johnsen-Neshati, Assistant Dean for International Programs & Critical Studies
Location: deLaski Performing Arts Building, A407F
703-993-1122

Academic Affairs Office

Lisa Kahn, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Contact: Jaimie AppletonAdministrative Assistant, Academic Affairs
Location: College Hall, C211A
703-993-2196

Lauren Wagner, Associate Director, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Location: College Hall, C211
703-993-1321

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
Contact: Jaimie Appleton, Coordinator, Academic Affairs
Location: College Hall, C204
703-993-9767

Asma Omarzad, Assistant Director for Graduate Affairs
703-993-9773

Christen Soos, Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach Coordinator
703-993-5572

Dawn KelleyAssistant Director, Graduate Admissions and Recruitment
703-993-5576

Schools and Programs

School of Art
Director: Hasan Elahi
Contact: Mary Liles
Location: 2050 Art and Design Building
703-993-8898 | avt@gmu.edu

Arts Management
Interim Director: Bill Reeder
Contact: Setarra Kennedy
Location: 3434 N. Washington Blvd, Suite 5064 MS 1C8, Arlington, VA 22201
703-993-8926 | amgtgmu@gmu.edu

Computer Game Design
Director: Sang Nam
Contact: Mary Bean
Location: 2020 Art and Design Building
703-993-5734

School of Dance
Director: Karen Reedy
Contact: Jasmil Perez
Location: PAB, Room A300
703-993-1114 | dance@gmu.edu

Film & Video Studies 
Interim Director: Cynthia Fuchs
Contact: Sam Beach
Location: College Hall, C100D
703-993-5158 | film@gmu.edu

Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music
Director: Linda Monson
Contact: Brianna Schoen
Location: PAB, Room A417D
703-993-2749 | music@gmu.edu

School of Theater
Interim Director: Djola Branner
Contact: Mary Burgess
Location: PAB, Room A407
703-993-1120 | theater@gmu.edu

Performing Arts Venues 

Center for the Arts
Julie Thompson, Executive Director
Location: College Hall, C206
703-993-8874 | stagecfa@gmu.edu

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Rick Davis, Executive Director
Contact: Susan Landess
Location: 10900 University Blvd, MSN 5D2, Manassas, VA 20110
703-993-8624 | Hylton@gmu.edu

Galleries

Mason Exhibitions
Donald Russell, University Curator and Director, Provisions Research Center for Art & Social Change
Jeffrey KenneyAssociate Curator
Location: Art and Design Building, Suite 2050
703-993-8898 | avt@gmu.edu