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Arts Partners

A Performing Home for Local Arts Organizations

As part of its Arts Alliance program, the Hylton Center serves as home to seven Arts Partners: Manassas Ballet Theatre, Manassas Chorale, Manassas Symphony Orchestra, Prince William Little Theatre, The Creative and Performing Arts Center (CAPAC), Asaph Dance Ensemble, and Youth Orchestras of Prince William. Each year, these outstanding local arts organizations present a vibrant program of performing arts on the stages of the Hylton Center. Based here in Prince William County and the City of Manassas, the Arts Partners, and members of the Hylton Center’s Arts Alliance, are evidence of the extraordinary talents and resources that exist in our area.

Manassas Ballet Theatre

Manassas Ballet TheeatreManassas Ballet Theatre is the largest professional ballet company in Northern Virginia, and features 25 full-time dancers (10 of which are men). The company presents a full season of classical and contemporary ballet, set to live music, most often accompanied by the Manassas Ballet Theatre Orchestra. The Company has an affiliated Academy, offering a high level of training to dancers of all levels. 

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For information about subscriptions to the Manassas Ballet Theatre please visit or call 703-257-1811.

Manassas Chorale

Manassas ChoraleThe Manassas Chorale, an auditioned chorus of over 100 singers, is entering its twenty-sixth season. The Chorale presents four major concerts each season, using local instrumentalists and guest soloists, and is invited to perform annually in Colonial Williamsburg. Musical styles vary from sacred to secular, traditional Americana to more culturally and ethnically diverse pieces, and classical masterworks to Broadway show tunes. Performers must audition for a place in the chorus.

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Manassas Chorale 2020/2021 subscription information:

  • The Roaring ‘20s – Then and Now: October 10 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sounds of the Season: December 5 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Wonder, Love and Praise: March 20 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: June 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Manassas Chorale Package Prices:

Adult Orchestra/Parterre: $70
Adult Balcony: $62
Children 18 and under: Free
Mason Students with ID: Free

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If you subscribed to the Chorale’s 2019-2020 season, please know that your tickets are being held for you and can be accessed by visiting the Hylton Center ticket office or calling us at 703-993-7700. We look forward to assisting you with your renewal!

Manassas Symphony Orchestra

Manassas Symphony OrchestraThe Manassas Symphony Orchestra (MSO), winner of the 2015 American Prize for Orchestral Performance, brings the excitement of live orchestral performances to the Manassas and Prince William County regional area for a unique, lively, and entertaining concert experience. The MSO features award-winning soloists and both standard and unique concert repertoire, including newly commissioned works. The entire community is welcome to come and enjoy family-friendly concerts with affordable, all-ages ticket pricing with its "Every Kid, Every Concert, Always Free" policy.

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Manassas Symphony Orchestra 2020-2021 subscription information:

Beethoven Celebration: October 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Color and Light: December 12 at 3:30 p.m.
Amadeus!: March 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Musical Legacies: May 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Manassas Symphony Orchestra Package Prices

Adult: $72
Senior Citizens/Military/Educators: $58
Child/Student (with ID): Free

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If you subscribed to the MSO’s 2019-2020 season, please know that your tickets are being held for you and can be accessed by visiting the Hylton Center ticket office or calling us at 703-993-7700. We look forward to assisting you with your renewal!

Prince William Little Theatre

OThe all-volunteer Prince William Little Theatre (PWLT) has provided quality theater since 1984 and is a community resource for all, providing a place for lovers of theater to learn and grow their dramatic talents. PWLT has won 15 NVTA One Act Festival Awards and four Virginia Theatre Association awards since 1991, and two Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (WATCH) awards.

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Prince William Little Theatre 2020-2021 subscription information: 

Opening Night Package

  • Godspell (2012 Revised Version) – Friday July 17, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • Dial “M” for Murder – Friday October 9, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge – Friday December 11, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • Much Ado About Nothing – Friday March 12, 2021 at 8 p.m.

Saturday Night Package

  • Godspell (2012 Revised Version) – Saturday July 18, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • Dial “M” for Murder – Saturday October 10, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge – Saturday December 12, 2020 at 7 p.m.
  • Much Ado About Nothing – Saturday March 13, 2021 at 8 p.m.

Matinee Package

  • Godspell (2012 Revised Version) – Sunday July 19, 2020 at 2 p.m.
  • Dial “M” for Murder – Sunday October 11, 2020 at 2 p.m.
  • The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge – Sunday December 13, 2020 at 2 p.m.
  • Much Ado About Nothing – Sunday March 14, 2021 at 2 p.m.

Prince William Little Theatre Package Prices 

General Admission: $70
Senior Citizens/Military/Students: $60 
Child 12 and under: $50 

Prince William Little Theatre subscribers can receive free ticket exchanges for their subscription tickets. To do so, please contact the Hylton Center Ticket Office at least 24 hours before your scheduled performance time at 703-993-7700. The ticket office cannot exchange tickets retroactively. Exchanges are subject to availability and only apply to another performance of the same production.

Youth Orchestras of Prince William

Youth Orchestras of Prince William promotes quality music education, provides a range of performance opportunities, fosters musical awareness and appreciation, and produces cultural experiences for our region. YOPW’s three ensembles: Youth Symphony Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, and Repertory Orchestra perform their concerts at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. 

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The Creative and Performing Arts Center (CAPAC)

Creative and Performing Arts CenterThe Creative and Performing Arts Center (CAPAC) develops extraordinary art that emphasizes the rich culture and ethnic traditions of people of color. The organization provides creative expression opportunities for diverse people of all age groups through acting, singing, dancing, creative writing and community engagement in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  CAPAC was founded in 2002 by a group of concerned citizens led by Co-Founders Lawrence A. Dulin and Denise M. McPhail who understood the need for diversity and artistic enrichment in Prince William County and surrounding areas.   

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Asaph Dance Ensemble

Asaph Dance EnsembleThe Asaph Dance Ensemble is a company of highly trained, classical dancers using their talent to honor God through performances in the mainstream arts world.  They are dedicated to touching lives using their training, passion and artistic expression in concerts that are family friendly, encouraging, and edifying. The Asaph Dance Ensemble, directed by Robin Sturm, was founded in 1985 and is a professional, classical ballet company dedicated to touching lives through the performing arts. The Asaph Dance Ensemble has been invited to perform internationally, including at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia, with the Jerusalem Symphony in Israel, and major theaters in the Washington, D.C. area, including the Kennedy Center, DAR Constitution Hall, George Mason Center for the Arts, Warner Theater and many others.

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