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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

It's almost Halloween and that means it's time for the annual meeting of the "Boogeymen, Occult creatures and Other frightening monsters club", BOO! for short.  But there is murder in the making and our trusty duo of Nick and Nora Charley are back to help you solve the case. Come dressed in your favorite monster attire and hone your sleuthing skills.

Want to be part of the experience? Come dressed as one of the following seven characters and the director may add you to the performance: Dracula; Captain Hook; Cat Woman; Elvira, Mistress of the Dark; a witch; a zombie; or a hippie.

Ticket price includes a four course meal. Cash bar available and opens at 6pm. Doors open at 6:30pm.  No reserved seating except when you purchase a reserved table.

*Reserved Tables are limited and will not be available after October 16, 2019. (Full table purchased only, see below for pricing.). Patrons who purchase 8 or more tickets individually will not receive a reserved table.*


First Course - Blood Red Hummus - Fresh roasted beets pureed and blended with chick peas and roasted garlic then finished with extra virgin olive oil, served with crisp pita chips

Salad Course - Mesclun greens tossed with shaved brussel sprouts and crumbled blue cheese, dried cranberries and toasted pumpkin seeds then drizzled with our signature balsamic

Entrée -  Cider marinated pork loin slow roasted and sliced, served with barley risotto and roasted sweet potato then finished with beet infused port jus

Dessert Course - Plain or Pumpkin Cheesecake with Blood Orange Caramel Drizzle

Vegetarian Option available upon request.  (Contact the Center after you purchase your ticket to request this option.)

Purchased tickets will be available at Will Call the day of the performance.

Teen & Adult
Oct. 29 - Dec. 3

Tue. 7:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Cookie Bell

Love rock and roll, big band and boogie woogie music? This style of swing dance will have you moving into "Triple Swing", East Coast style in time for holiday celebrations! This joyful, upbeat dance is distinguished by its bounce, rock step and Swing hip motion. We will get you in the groove!


Ages Teen - Adult
(8 Hours) Fri. 6 - 8pm
Nov. 1 - 22

For actors of all levels, this class will rediscover the basics of acting: intentions, opposites, relationships, and humor.   Develop your acting tools through improvisation, character development, scene study, and creativity.  Learn to engage your character to make confident and strong choices in developing a scene through new skills.


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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