The Center for the Arts is pleased to announce its inaugural cohort of Mason Artists-in-Residence.
Chosen for their distinctive and innovative artistic visions, these three artists and ensembles have been invited to make Mason their home at different points throughout the 2019/2020 season.
In addition to public performances as part of the Great Performances at Mason season, each of the Artists-in-Residence will participate in a variety of activities, designed to engage and inspire the diverse audiences served by the Center for the Arts. These residencies are designed to foster meaningful exchanges between our communities and the Artists-in-Residence, creating opportunities for transformational experiences in and out of the classroom. In turn, the residencies also act as catalysts for the economic and cultural vibrancy of our region.
The Mason Artists-in-Residence program helps serve the mission of the Center for the Arts and the College of Visual and Performing Arts to make the Arts an intrinsic part of the lives of every Mason student and Northern Virginia resident. By providing for these renowned artists to have a significant presence in our community, the Mason Artists-in-Residence program aims to:
- Contribute to the larger artistic ecosystem of our campus, region, country, and world by deepening connections between Artists and our community.
- Position the Center for the Arts as a creative classroom, where artistic and intellectual exploration is developed and nurtured.
- Leverage George Mason University’s resources as a Tier 1 Research University to empower today’s leading artistic voices, by supporting their investigation and research through creative development and technical residencies.
We believe in the power of the Arts to create community, and look forward to welcoming these incredible artists this season! More information about how you can engage with the Artists-in-Residence will be posted here as it becomes available.
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