Faculty and Staff

Khady Kamara

OUR TALENTED FACULTY

Arts Management Professor, Khady Kamara, was named Managing Director Of Arena Stage in 2018.

Faculty and Staff

  • Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management, CVPA
    Director of Finance & Administration of the Washington Drama Society, Inc. dba Arena Stage

    Joseph Berardelli is Director of Finance & Administration of the Washington Drama Society, Inc. dba Arena Stage
  • Christian Curtin

    Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management, CVPA

    Christian is an adjunct professor. He focuses on developing meaningful interactions with his students and helping them become more comfortable with finance and accounting.
  • Rick Davis

    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...
  • Paige Gold

    Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management, CVPA

    Paige Gold is a media-entertainment lawyer with two decades of experience advising non-profit and for-profit arts organizations.
  • Gay Hanna

    Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management, CVPA

    Gay Hanna teaches the Managing Arts in Health Programs.
  • Claire Huschle

    Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management, CVPA

    Claire Huschle is the founder and director of Scaffold, LLC, a project support firm for artists and arts organizations.
  • Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management, CVPA

    Degrees MS, Accounting, George Mason University (In Progress) MS, Education, University of Mary Washington BS, Business Administration Accounting, George Mason University
  • Khady Kamara

    Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management, CVPA

    Khady 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.
  • Richard Kamenitzer

    Director Emeritus, Arts Management, CVPA

    Richard 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);
  •  Jonathan Katz

    Professor of Practice in Cultural Policy and Arts Management, Arts Management, CVPA

    Jonathan 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.