Rehearsal and Studio Spaces

 Huge Studios for Classes and Rehearsals
Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes

Explore the costume shop, dark room, conditioning studio and George Mason's other unique arts spaces.

de Laski Performing Arts Building
Come See for Yourself
Come See for Yourself

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Practice Makes Perfect

At George Mason University, you'll have all the inspiring space you need to create and perfect your art. From rehearsal rooms to artist studios to collaborative spaces to practice rooms, George Mason arts students are set up to succeed. We've created the space. You create the art.


A student in the School of Art working in a light-filled studio space.
A student in the School of Art working in a light-filled studio space.



Rehearsal and Practice Spaces at Mason

Music practice rooms

Plenty of practice rooms are available throughout the deLaski Performing Arts Building as well as the Music/Theater building. Many are filled with natural light streaming in through large windows, and all are equipped with Steinway pianos.

Visual art studios

Students studying in the School of Art have access to many work spaces, including studios for sculpture, woodworking, metal fabrication, digital media, and printmaking, as well as spaces for painting, drawing, and design. Graduate students have dedicated studio space in addition to the shared spaces throughout the Art and Design Building.

Rehearsal spaces

Dance, Theater, and Music students have access to excellent facilities for individual practice and group rehearsals. Black Box Theater, TheaterSpace, Harris Theatre and multi-use spaces in the deLaski Performing Arts Building and the Music/Theater Building are used for theater rehearsals, large and small. Four large, light-filled dance studios are fully equipped for inspiring dance rehearsals. Teaching studios and practice rooms large enough for chamber ensembles, as well as rehearsal spaces for ensembles of all sizes, are available throughout the de Laski Performing Arts Building and the Music/Theater Building.

Collaborative spaces

Students collaborate across art forms in several spaces designed to be flexible, such as theater or visual art classrooms outfitted with sprung floors for dance, large multi-use rooms, even outdoor work space.