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Our Mission

The Center for the Arts of Greater Manassas and Prince William County's vision is "a community enriched through the creative arts."

Our mission is to enrich the creative community by:

Engaging people of all ages
Celebrating diversity
Fostering innovation
Cultivating collaboration and communication

Pied Piper Theatre

The Center for the Arts’ nationally recognized Pied Piper Theatre (PPT) welcomes young people ages 8 through 18 to explore the world of theatre both on the stage and behind the curtain.

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Rooftop Productions

Rooftop Productions is our theatre company for adults. Now entering its 15th year, Rooftop Productions brings a refreshing variety of classic drama, comedy, and musical entertainment to the community.

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Upcoming Events & Programs

June 24-28
Mon-Fri      6:30-8:30pm

Instructor:  Emily Thomson

Great illustrators masterfully bend realism to suit their visual storytelling and capture the reader’s imagination. Learn techniques, tips and tricks from published children’s book illustrator Emily Thomson. Topics will include the use of thumbnail sketches, creation of polished line drawings, inking and hand coloring techniques. You will take away a better understanding of how to convey a character’s personality and develop your own style. Bring some of your favorite animal or human photographs to use as visual references; we will have more for your choosing, too. Materials will be provided via supply fee. Register by June 16 to avoid $15 late fee.


Course fee includes tuition and $25.00 supply fee.

Get your boots tapping!  Join us Tuesday June 25th for a special Country & Western Dance at Windy Knoll Farm from 8:00-9:30pm.  Enjoy country hits and classics as instructor Cookie Bell leads the way with couples dances Two Step, Country Waltz, and El Paso, along with several fun country line dances.  Light refreshments served.

More info on the beautiful Windy Knoll Farm venue HERE

Directions to Windy Knoll Farm, 11602 Kettle Run Road

Pay online here through 5pm June 24, or pay at the door.

Age 8-18
(3 weeks) July 1 - 19
Mon. - Fri. 9am-3pm rehearsals - Performance 7/19 @ 7pm 

Sign up today! Pied Piper Theatre presents an exciting 3-week intensive production of Disney’s Frozen, Jr. at Gar-Field High School. Rehearsals are scheduled Mondays-Fridays 7/1-7/19 from 9am-3pm.  Actors should plan to be available for all rehearsals and for the final performance on Friday, 7/19 at 7pm.

Newly released, this wonderful production provides the opportunity to experience the kingdom of Arrendale with Elsa & Anna.  All of the delightful mixture of characters from Kristoff, Sven, and Olaf to the hidden folks of the woods makes this both an entertaining and educational experience for all ages.  Sign up today to be a part of this amazing musical based on the Disney film.  (Pied Piper Theatre’s production of Disney’s Frozen, Jr. with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez and book by Jennifer Lee is based on the Disney film written by Jennifer Lee and directed by Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee.  It is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com)

Fred and Ginger side by side
Dance Programs

Join us for the fabulous dance sessions one Sunday each month at the Center for the Arts; or try out a dance class with one of our terrific teachers. Beginners and advanced dancers are all welcome.

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Arts on the Go

The Arts on the Go project consists of four self-contained interactive exhibits, each with a distinct theme. Two modules (Habitats and Energy Matters) have been designed for use in elementary schools, and two other modules (PowerUP! and Biomes of the World) have been created for middle school students. 

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