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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

Shrek Swampfest CharactersPied 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 10-15
Aug. 14-18
Mon.-Fri. 10am-2pm

Instructor:  Lydia Bratton

Explore the powers of the third dimension in this diverse approach to sculpture. You will have creative freedom regarding the source of your inspiration. Build anything from whimsical characters to abstract constructs—the sky is the limit! Using wire, wood, clay & more, we will develop and improve modeling skills and the ability to “see” the three dimensional art in the making.

Camp fee includes $20.00 supply fee.

Ages 10-15
Aug. 14-18
Mon.-Fri. 10am-noon

Instructor: Lee Darter

The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Almost anyone can use the Zentangle Method, and the one-stroke-at-a-time process fosters focus and creativity, while providing artistic satisfaction and increased sense of personal well-being. Instruction is provided by a certified Zentangle instructor. Each student will learn the basic steps and receive the proper tools needed to continue “tangling” at home.

Camp fee includes $25.00 supply fee.

Ages 9-14
Aug. 14-18
Mon.-Fri. 12:30-2:30pm

Instructor: Lee Darter

Come learn introductory weaving techniques on traditional and non-traditional looms, using paper, yarn and fabric! We will manipulate materials through the weft and warp layout to create wearable, displayable, useful art…maybe even a woven cell phone case!

Camp fee includes $10.00 supply fee.

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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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