2023 Mason Dance Fête

Join us each Spring in supporting and celebrating Mason’s School of Dance!

2023 Mason Dance Fête*

March 25, 2022
deLaski Performing Arts Building

Mason Dancer in yellow against blue background

We are excited to welcome our supporters back to campus for the 2023 event, in accordance with the University’s and Center for the Arts’ in-person event policies. Each year this annual event funds critically needed scholarships. Sponsorships and other donations invest in the next generation of professional dancers, choreographers, arts administrators, and dance educators. The evening will feature discussions and demonstrations, food and beverage, and culminate in attending the Dance Gala Concert performance.

  • Sponsorships begin at $500 and include a deductible charitable donation to support Dance student scholarships
  • Individual Tickets are available for $110 each ($75 benefit)
  • School of Dance Alumni and Current Parents tickets are available for $75 each 

For more information, call Amanda Snellings at 703-993-1593.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum Sponsor - $10,000 ($750 non-deductible)

  • Tickets for ten (10) guests to the event and performance
  • Recognition on the electronic save the date* and print invitation**
  • Recognition at the event, on the event website, in Center for the Arts program, and on the School of Dance website

Gold Sponsor - $5,000 ($600 non-deductible)

  • Tickets for eight (8) guests to the event and performance
  • Recognition on the electronic save the date* and print invitation**
  • Recognition at the event, on the event website, in Center for the Arts program, and on the School of Dance website

Silver Sponsor - $2,500 ($450 non-deductible)

  • Tickets for six (6) guests to the event and performance
  • Recognition on the electronic save the date* and print invitation**
  • Recognition at the event, on the event website, in Center for the Arts program, and on the School of Dance website

Bronze Sponsor - $1,000 ($300 non-deductible)

  • Tickets for four (4) guests to the event and performance
  • Recognition on the electronic save the date* and print invitation**
  • Recognition at the event, on the event website, in Center for the Arts program, and on the School of Dance website

Benefactor Sponsor - $500 ($150 non-deductible)

  • Tickets for two (2) guests to the event and performance
  • Recognition on the print invitation**
  • Recognition at the event, on the event website, in Center for the Arts program, and on the School of Dance website

* deadline for electronic save the date recognition is November 12, 2021
** deadline for print invitation recognition is November 29, 2021


Thank you to our 2022 Dance Fête Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Dr. Peter N. Stearns and Ms. Donna L. Kidd

​Gold Sponsor

The George Mason University Foundation

Silver Sponsors

Helen and Bill Ackerman
Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area and Andrew and Jennifer Flagel
Dr. Kimberly K. Eby and Dr. José M. Cortina
Dr. Carol C. Mattusch and Dr. Richard S. Mason, in memory of Harriet Mattusch
Julia G. Morelli and Daniel Rainey
The Honorable J. Chapman Petersen and Mrs. Sharon K. Petersen

Bronze Sponsors

Michael Brown and Elizabeth (Buffy) Price
Zofia Burr
Peter and Lenore Farrell
Mr. Kevin M. Lastorino and Dr. Denise Kitay
Linda and Buford Lewis
Limelight Insights by Shugoll
Linda and Phillip Miller
Dr. Victoria N. Salmon and Mr. John J. Salmon

Benefactor

Dr. Rick Davis and Ms. Julie Thompson
Virginia McGehee Friend
Stevie and Gardner Gillespie
Art and Linda Hamerschlag
Joe Morra
Don and Sonja Palomaki
Elaine Pulakos
Karen J. Reedy
Carl and Leslie Rowan
Ed and Maria Ward
Dr. Adam Winsler and Kathy Preisinger