George Mason University Hylton Performing Arts Center

At George Mason University’s new 85,000 square-foot Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas, Virginia, audiences enjoy the performing arts in state-of-the-art theaters and public spaces equipped through Avitecture audio, and video systems.

Merchant Hall is an elegantly styled 1,121-seat opera house with a 100-foot stage and orchestra pit. Its clever design provides every audience member an intimate experience and the perfect setting for a variety of genres, such as symphonies, dance, opera and theater.

The Gregory Family Theater offers a flexible 270-seating arrangement making it ideal for dance, theater, cabaret and chamber groups. With an open floor plan, it is an optimal choice for customizing special events.
The Didlake Grand Foyer is a two-story lobby with a full glass front for plenty of natural light that seats over 200 for dinner and holds over 500 for receptions.

The Buchanan Partners Gallery on the second floor of the lobby serves as a focal point to showcase works by local and regional visual artists and adds yet another artistic element to the Didlake Grand Foyer.