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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


Ages 14-Adult
(3 Weeks) Jan. 14-Jan. 30
Mon. & Wed. 6-8 pm

Instructor: David Johnson
Do you want to be better at public speaking, nail a college or job interview or learn how to have the voice of a leading man or lady? If you answered yes to any of these then Stage Voice is a must-take class! Utilizing the work of renowned voice teacher, Arthur Lessac, students will develop the natural musicality to their voices as well as discover the healthiest way to speak, project, enunciate, etc. Used by famous actors such as Jim Parsons and Frank Langella, the Lessac work is the key to finding your own unique voice.


Ages 7-11
January 14 - February 11
(5 weeks)
Mon. 6:30-8pm

Instructor:  Lydia Bratton
Improve your fundamental drawing skills with a wide array of lessons which will include the use of traditional art mediums (pencil, marker, pastels, etc.) and technology (drawing software, tablets.) Learn to recognize and proportionally represent edges, shapes, negative space, line, and shadow. Class may be taken multiple times; lessons will vary from session to session. Students new to drawing instruction will learn basic techniques; more advanced students will further develop skills & explore new directions..  Course fee includes $20.00 supply fee.


Ages 5-7
(6 Weeks)  Jan. 15-Feb. 21
Tues. & Thurs. 5-6pm

Join this theatre adventure for our youngest actors and actresses as they learn the basics of acting through age appropriate theater games. While working as a team, they will discover the fun of putting on a short presentation which they will perform for family and friends on the final day of class.

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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