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International Percussion Sensation Stomp Bring its Signature Energy to George Mason University's Center for the Arts Monday, November 7, 2016 at 8:00pm

October 5, 2016
Contact: Press & Media Relations Coordinator (703-993-8794)

For general information about tickets, seating, parking, etc., for performances and events happening at the Center for the Arts, please contact the ticket office directly at 703-993-2787.

FAIRFAX, VA, Wednesday, October 5, 2016 – International percussion sensation STOMP brings its signature energy and ingenuity to the George Mason University’s Center for the Arts stage in Fairfax on Monday, November 7 at 8pm for a heart-pounding performance.

Using ordinary props like matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans and more, this award-winning troupe creates an inventive and invigorating stage show that’s dance, music and theatrical performance blended together in one exhilarating rhythm. The Los Angeles Times calls STOMP “electrifying!” and the Chicago Tribune says the group brings “a phenomenal show.” Experience the pulsing excitement for yourself!

STOMP was created in 1991 in Brighton, UK by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas The show premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and went on to become an international triumph playing to audiences from Hong Kong to Barcelona, Dublin to Sydney, the Orpheum Theatre in New York City to the Acropolis in Athens. They are the recipients of numerous awards including the Olivier Award, OBIE, and the Drama Desk Awards. They have been featured at the Academy Awards show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and the 2012 London Olympics closing ceremony. STOMP is now in its 25th year of performing.

Ticket Information

Tickets for STOMP are $45 and $30. $20 and $15 tickets are available for Mason students with an ID (limit 2, available at the ticket office). Tickets are available online at cfa.gmu.edu,by phone at 888-945-2468, or in person at the Center for the Arts ticket office.

The Center for the Arts complex is located on George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. Paid parking is located in the Mason Pond Parking Deck adjacent to the Center for the Arts and free parking is located in university Lot K.

About George Mason University’s Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts is the centerpiece of performing arts on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University. Each year, the Center welcomes hundreds of thousands of community members into its 2000-seat Concert Hall for performances by renowned professional artists, accomplished faculty, and emerging student artists. Great Performances at Mason, an annual season of national and international artists, features the best of classical music, opera, jazz, world music, dance, theater, global music and dance, and more. As a part of George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts, the Center hosts many student and faculty performances presented by the Schools of Music, Theater, and Dance. The Center for the Arts is also the performing home for the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra.

About George Mason University

George Mason University is Virginia’s largest public research university. Located near Washington, D.C., Mason enrolls more than 33,000 students from 130 countries and all 50 states. Mason has grown rapidly over the past half-century and is recognized for its innovation and entrepreneurship, remarkable diversity and commitment to accessibility. Mason is also one of the best values in higher education, producing graduates who lead all Virginia schools with the highest annual salaries.