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Arts Partners

A Performing Home for Local Arts Organizations

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. Manassas Ballet Theatre is funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, Prince William County and the City of Manassas.

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

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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 2019/2020 subscription information:

Broadway’s Best: October 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Resounding Joy: December 14 at 7:30 p.m.
One Voice, Many Voices: March 21 at 7:30 p.m.
My Favorite Decade!: May 29 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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The Manassas Chorale is pleased to offer subscriptions online for the first time. However, if you subscribed to the Chorale’s 2018-2019 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 2019-2020 subscription information:

  • Innovative Brilliance: October 26 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Story Time: December 7 at 3:30 p.m.
  • American Idols: March 7 at 7:30 p.m.
  • From the Old World and New: May 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Manassas Symphony Orchestra Package Prices
Adult: $72
Senior Citizens/Military/Educators: $58
Child/Student (with ID): Free

The Manassas Symphony Orchestra is pleased to offer subscriptions online for the first time. However, if you subscribed to the MSO’s 2018-2019 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 2019-2020 subscription information

Opening Night Package

  • Annie – Friday July 19, 2019 at 8pm
  • Judgment at Nuremberg – Friday October 11, 2019 at  8pm
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas – Friday December 13, 2019 at 8pm
  • Sister Act – Friday March 13, 2020 at 8pm

Saturday Night Package

  • Annie – Saturday July 20, 2019 at 8pm
  • Judgement at Nuremberg – Saturday October 12, 2019 at 8pm
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas – Saturday December 14, 2019 at 7pm
  • Sister Act – Saturday March 14, 2020 at 8pm

Matinee Package

  • Annie – Sunday July 21, 2019 at 2pm
  • Judgement at Nuremberg – Sunday October 13, 2019 at 2pm
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas – Sunday December15, 2019 at 2pm
  • Sister Act – Sunday March 15, 2020 at 2pm

Prince William Little Theatre Package Prices 
General Admission: $72 
Senior Citizens/Military/Students: $65 
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.

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.   

Upcoming 2019/2020 Performances:

Langston Hughes’ Black Nativity
Friday, December 6 at 7:30pm*

*Individual tickets for this performance go on sale August 1. A subscription package is not available.

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 Robert and 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.

Upcoming 2019/2020 Performances:

Clara’s Christmas
Sunday, December 15 at 3:30pm and 7:30pm*

*Individual tickets for this performance go on sale August 1. A subscription package is not available.

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