Mason Gross Presents

Mason Gross Presents is a year-round event series produced by special funding from the Mason Gross School of the Arts and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The series combines the educational and community outreach missions of the conservatory through special performances in theater, music, and dance, along with visual arts exhibitions and other arts events that enhance the educational experience of students while also bringing quality programs to the community. Past guest artists have included:

Dance

  • Kyle Abraham
  • Danielle Agami
  • Robert Battle
  • Bereishit Dance Company
  • Brian Brooks Moving Company
  • Camille Brown
  • Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet
  • Compagnie Julie Bour
  • Ellen Cornfield
  • Maxine Doyle
  • Doug Elkins
  • Martha Graham
  • Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Company
  • David Parsons
  • Rennie Harris Puremovement (pictured at bottom right)
  • Stephen Petronio Dance Company
  • Susan Marshall Dance Company
  • Taipei Crossover Dance Company
  • Pam Tanowitz
  • Trisha Brown Dance Company
  • Doug Varone (pictured at top right)
  • Urban Bush Women Dance Company
  • Vertigo Dance Company

Music

  • Dongmyung Ahn
  • American Modern Ensemble
  • Timothy Andres
  • David Bakamjian
  • James David Christie
  • David Kaplan
  • Marguerite Krull
  • Cho-Liang Lin
  • Judith Shatin
  • Shanghai Quartet (pictured at right)
  • Talea Ensemble

Theater

  • F. Murray Abraham
  • Moisés Kaufman
  • Kevin Kline
  • Tonya Pinkins
  • Wole Soyinka (pictured at right)
  • Dianne Wiest

Visual Arts

  • Nayland Blake
  • Vija Celmins
  • John Cohen
  • Nicole Eisenman (pictured at right)

  • Latoya Ruby Frasier
  • Glen Ligon
  • Antonio Muntadas
  • Catherine Murphy
  • Pepon Osorio
  • Martin Puryear
  • Michael Rock
  • Joan Semmel
  • Richard Serra
  • Philip Taaffe