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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


Age 8-15
(2 weeks) July 8-19
M - F 1:30-5pm

Musical theatre hits the stage in this premiere program at the Kellar Theater.  Drama, music and dance come together as students work on an entertaining new musical production.  Participating young actors will showcase their talents with final performances on Friday, July 19 at 5:30pm.  All students must be available for the final performance.


Age Teen - Adult
(3 weeks) July 8-26
M-Th 6-8pm

Actors – bring your inner Agatha Christie or Sherlock Holmes sleuthing skills to this three-week interactive production where mystery, mayhem, and intrigue all add up to a prescription for murder.  With nerve rattling suspense, chills, thrills, alibis and spine tingling plot twists, don’t tell anyone “whodunit”…and keep the audience guessing! Dessert’s on us during the culminating public *performance on Friday, July 26 at 7:30pm at the Kellar Family Theater.


Ages 13- Adult
July 8 - 12
Mon - Fri     6pm-9pm

Instructor: Mike Flynn

Join artist Mike Flynn & learn to paint outdoors at beautiful Windy Knoll Farm in Nokesville. Working both in the field and within an onsite studio, students will take inspiration from nature, regardless of weather.  Set-up, tools & techniques of plein air painting will be introduced. Learn from Mike as he demonstrates and paints throughout the experience. All materials/gear will be provided via supply fee.  Register by June 30 to avoid $20 late fee.

Course fee includes $25 Supply fee.

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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