Faculty and Staff
Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management, CVPA
Director of Finance & Administration of the Washington Drama Society, Inc. dba Arena StageJoseph Berardelli is Director of Finance & Administration of the Washington Drama Society, Inc. dba Arena Stage
Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management, CVPAChristian is an adjunct professor. He focuses on developing meaningful interactions with his students and helping them become more comfortable with finance and accounting.
Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA Executive Director, Hylton Performing Arts Center, CVPA Professor, School of Theater, Theater Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts & Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management, Arts Management…Rick joined Mason in 1991 as Artistic Director of Theater of the First Amendment (TFA) and a member of the theater faculty. The company, which presented its final programs in 2012, was nominated for 38 Helen Hayes Awards, winning 12, and originated numerous works that went on to other regional theaters, television, radio, and publication. Read more...
Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management, CVPAKhady Kamara joined Arena Stage in 2001 and has been an integral member of the communications team, eventually being promoted to Senior Director of Marketing and Communications before taking over as Chief Marketing Officer and ultimately Associate Executive Director.
Director Emeritus, Arts Management, CVPARichard Kamenitzer's accomplishments include being the former Program Director & Associate Professor of the Arts Management Program (having been granted EMERITUS status by George Mason University’s Board of Visitors in 2013, upon his retirement);
Professor of Practice in Cultural Policy and Arts Management, Arts Management, CVPAJonathan Katz, Ph.D. and Professor of Practice in Cultural Policy and Arts Management at George Mason University, consults extensively on strategic planning, cultural policy development, advocacy, leadership development and the value of arts education.