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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 11th year, Rooftop Productions brings a refreshing variety of classic drama, comedy, and musical entertainment to the community.

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Upcoming Events & Programs


It's a gala celebration as the stars of the Culinary industry gather to celebrate the best of the best in the Culinary World at the 37th annual YUMMY Awards.  Master of Ceremonies, Guy Hollandaise, will welcome and entertain you as the Culinary wizards via for the coveted Golden Ladle, awarded to the overall top chef.  But something fishy is afoot and murder and mayhem are on the menu for the evening. Join us for an evening of food, fun and celebration; and try to solve the mysterious murder along the way.

Ticket holders will enjoy a four course meal catered by Georgetown Caterers.  (Appetizer - Grilled Baguette with White Bean & Artichoke Puree; Salad - Mediterranean Salad; Entree - Surf & Turf with rice pilaf and roasted vegetable medley; Dessert - Petite fours and mini cheese cakes.) *Vegetarian meals available upon request - Please email the Center after your ticket purchase to request.*

Cash bar opens at 6:00pm.  Dinner and show begins at 7:00pm.

Snow Dates: February 22 & 23

Open Seating. All ticket sales are final. Please review our ticket policy prior to purchase.
Murder on the Menu is written by Kate & JJ Musgrove and produced with permission from JJ Musgrove Scripts.


It's a gala celebration as the stars of the Culinary industry gather to celebrate the best of the best in the Culinary World at the 37th annual YUMMY Awards.  Master of Ceremonies, Guy Hollandaise, will welcome and entertain you as the Culinary wizards via for the coveted Golden Ladle, awarded to the overall top chef.  But something fishy is afoot and murder and mayhem are on the menu for the evening. Join us for an evening of food, fun and celebration; and, try to solve the mysterious murder along the way.

Ticket holders will enjoy a four course meal catered by Georgetown Caterers.  (Appetizer - Grilled Baguette with White Bean & Artichoke Puree; Salad - Mediterranean Salad; Entree - Surf & Turf with rice pilaf and roasted vegetable medley; Dessert - Petit fours and mini cheese cakes.) *Vegetarian meals available upon request - Please email the Center after your ticket purchase to request.*

Cash bar opens at 6:00pm.  Dinner and show begins at 7:00pm.

Snow Dates: February 22 & 23

Open seating. All ticket sales are final. Please review our ticket policy prior to purchase.
Murder on the Menu is written by Kate & JJ Musgrove and produced with permission from JJ Musgrove Scripts.


Ages 15 & up 
(5 Weeks)  Feb. 19 - Mar. 19
Tue. 10:30am-12:30pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz
Versatile and forgiving, water-based acrylics may be manipulated with a wide array of methods, applied to many different surfaces, and modified with various additives. We will explore application techniques, surface variations, and the effect of medium additives to stretch the reach of our creativity. Small class size allows for individual instruction: students new to acrylics will learn introductory basics; more advanced students will further develop skills and explore new directions. The class may be taken multiple times; new subject matter is presented in each session. Canvases and boards will be provided by the instructor; registrants will receive a list of materials to bring to class via email after registration.  Course fee includes tuition and $12 canvas fee.

Fred and Ginger side by side
Dance Programs

Join us for the fabulous dance sessions one Sunday of each month at the Center for the Arts; or try out a dance class with one of our fabulous 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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