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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 Theater

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 8-12
(3 Weeks) Feb. 27- March 15
Tue. & Thu. 6-7pm

Got the acting bug? While perhaps not as easy as accomplished actors make it seem, acting builds on techniques that you can learn and practice. In the Acting and Improvisation class, you will learn many techniques so important to auditioning and developing not only your acting abilities, but your self-confidence. This is your chance to explore audition basics, warm-up routines, script work, improvisation, scene study and character study. Action!


Teens & Adults
Feb. 27 - Apr. 10
Tue. 7:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Cookie Bell
Are you looking forward to a very special event? This class will add polish to your cherished moments on the dance floor and get you ready to shine and have fun. The perfect class for busy engaged couples, proud parents, members of the wedding party, or happy guests…in seven sessions you will gain grace and confidence while learning dance steps both romantic and joyful. This is your chance to practice popular dances that will make lifetime memories. We will even finish up with a few line dances to get you ready to celebrate with style!


Teen-Adult
(9 Hours) March 9- April 20 (no class on 3/30)

Fri. 6:30-8:00 pm
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 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 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) has been created for middle school students. 

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