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Events & Programs

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

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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, the Center for the Arts’ theatre company, now entering its 10th year, brings a refreshing variety of classic drama, comedy, and musical entertainment to the community.

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Upcoming Events & Programs

Ages 13-Adult
(4 hours) Aug. 12
Sat., 1-5pm

Instructor: Dale Walsh

Starting with the basics of stage lighting systems, this workshop at the Kellar Theater takes the participants through all the skills and knowledge to be part of a lighting team.  Topics will include: how to identify and select instruments, read light plots and paperwork, set up and run a light board, hang and focus instruments, and create a variety of looks and cues.  Safety and professional standards are emphasized.  Bring a pair of work gloves and an adjustable crescent wrench.

Ready to laugh the night away!  Join us as Rooftop Productions presents a night of stand up comedy, improv and comedy skits. Limited seating, so get your tickets early.

Cash bar and refreshments available in the theatre lobby.

All tickets sales are final.  Please review the Ticket Policy for more details.

Ages 5-7
(1 week) Aug. 14-18
Mon.-Fri. 10am-12:30pm

Bring your imagination to the magic lands of Princes and Princesses, Kings, Queens, Knights, and Dragons.  Each day will feature different kingdoms and characters from Cinderella and Prince Charming; Jasmine and Aladdin; Kristoff, Anna & Elsa, and many more of your favorite movie characters.  Wear your own costume to camp each day or try on something from our costume closet, and learn the songs, dances, and tales of each magic kingdom.  We will make some of our own props and enjoy a visit from family and friends on the final day for a short celebration of our accomplishments.

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Dance Programs

Join us for the fabulous dance sessions one Sunday of each month from 4-6pm at the Center for the Arts. Beginners and advanced dancers are all welcome.

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Arts on the Go

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

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