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Pied Piper Theatre



Make sure you are fully prepared for the upcoming auditions by taking our "How to Audition" classes, which will be offered before the audition dates of each production. Learn the "need to know" basics or take the next step and learn how to leave them remembering you. Upcoming dates are listed below:

HA-M1 (Beginner): Tuesday 8/28                 6-8PM
HA-M2 (Intermediate): Wednesday 8/29    6-8PM
HA-M3 (Beginner): Thursday 8/30              6-8PM

Go to  the "Classes > Drama" tab at the top of the page to view pricing and to register for a class.

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. Offering three fully staged musical presentations a year, this award-winning children’s theatre provides dramatic and musical theatre training while building confidence, responsibility, and self-esteem.


Enchanted Sleeping Beauty

Announcing the first show of the 2018-2019 Pied Piper Season! Enchanted Sleeping Beauty (The Legend of Briar-Rose) is the tale of how the King and Queen of Never Nod's precious baby Princess Briar-Rose becomes cursed by wise witch Evilina, all because she was not invited to the festivities! As Princess Briar-Rose's sixteenth birthday approaches, she (and the rest of the kingdom) must be rescued by Prince Alexander before she is cursed to sleep forever!

Auditions: August 31 and September 1, Callbacks September 2. Beginning July 30, please call for appointment.
Performances: October 27 at 2 & 7PM and October 28 at 3PM at Metz Middle School. 

Book by Vera Morris and music and Lyrics by Bill Francoeur. Enchanted Sleeping Beauty is produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., Denver, CO. 

Auditions for Enchanted Sleeping Beauty will be held at the Center for the Arts on:

  • Friday, August 31 from 6-9pm
  • Saturday, September 1 beginning at 9am
  • Callbacks will be Sunday, September 2

Auditions will take approximately one hour. Please arrive 30 minutes early to fill out paperwork. Be sure to list any potential scheduling conflicts. There will be a mandatory 10 minute parent meeting after each set of auditions. 

There is a $10 Non-refundable audition fee (paid at the time of audition)

  • Bring a small photo (wallet-sized school photo is fine).
  • Prepare a short monologue that is about one minute long (example: poem, lines or paragraph from a play). Acting is encouraged.
  • Prepare a short song (about 16 bars) to sing acapella.

Wear comfortable clothing such as: (modest) athletic/dance wear and tennis shoes or jazz shoes, if you have them. Clothes should not be restrictive as dance movements may be required. Absolutely no flip flops, crocks or sandals. 

If cast in the play, there is a Participation Fee of $245 plus a $50 Production Fee. Members of the Center for the Arts pay a $220 Participation Fee plus the $50 Production Fee. 

Rehearsals are held at the Center for the Arts-9419 Battle Street; and Baldwin Elementary School-1978 Eagle Way, Manassas on Mondays and Wednesdays (subject to change) from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM and Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Some Saturday rehearsals will be extended.

Please view our "How to Audition" classes to help prepare for upcoming auditions.

  • Beginning - Tuesday 8/28   6-8PM
  • Intermediate - Wednesday 8/29   6-8PM
  • Beginning - Thursday 8/30   6-8PM