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Arts Partners

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. Learn More

Manassas Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

Thursday, Dec 24, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

Sweet Clara, naughty Fritz, dancing dolls, Drosselmeyer, and the Nutcracker Prince embark on a dreamy journey of fantasy and sweets. Featuring the international company dancers of Manassas Ballet Theatre, plus an ensemble cast, this holiday tradition is fun for the entire family!  

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Youth Orchestras of Prince William: Inspirations

Sunday, Feb 28, 2021 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Youth Orchestras of Prince William

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This performance features inspiring musical works that stir the imagination.

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Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Amadeus!

Saturday, Mar 06, 2021 7:30pm

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Brian Woods, praised for his thoughtful and dynamic performances, joins the MSO for an all-things-Mozart concert, to play Mozart’s Piano Concerto in A Major. Tchaikovsky’s homage Suite No. 4 (“Mozartiana”) opens the concert and Mozart’s engaging Symphony No. 38 (“Prague”) caps the...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Peter and the Wolf & More

Friday, Mar 12, 2021 7:30pm
Saturday, Mar 13, 2021 7:30pm
Sunday, Mar 14, 2021 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

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Enjoy contemporary works in Act I, followed by the beloved ballet Peter and the Wolf with story narration accompanying Peter and his animal friends on this unforgettable adventure portrayed by MBT’s own company dancers performing original choreography. Accompanied by the Manassas ...Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing

Friday, Mar 12, 2021 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 13, 2021 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 14, 2021 2:00pm
Friday, Mar 19, 2021 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 20, 2021 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 21, 2021 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

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Noted as the original romantic comedy, Shakespeare’s play explores what transpires when good and bad intentions collide. Pandemonium, comedy, pride, and true love are some of the consequences when devious conspiracies are exposed during masked parties, half-weddings, fake funerals...Read More


Manassas Chorale: Wonder, Love and Praise

Saturday, Mar 20, 2021 7:30pm

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The Chorale joins forces with the Voices United Workshop Choir, a guest clinician, and a lively orchestra to “raise the roof” in this annual concert of sacred music that includes toe-tapping spirituals, beautiful melodies, and stunning arrangements.

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Youth Orchestras of Prince William: A Grand Finale

Sunday, May 02, 2021 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Youth Orchestras of Prince William

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YOPW closes its season in dramatic fashion with an afternoon of musical merriment honoring artistic excellence.

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Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Musical Legacies

Saturday, May 08, 2021 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

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Peabody Institute senior flautist Hannah Tassler was born and spent her early years in Manassas. Named a Rising Star of the U.S. Galway Festival, she returns to town to play Malcolm Arnold’s Flute Concerto No. 1 and Charles Griffes’ Poem. The season ends with the heir to Beethoven...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Giselle

Friday, May 14, 2021 7:30pm
Saturday, May 15, 2021 3:00pm
Saturday, May 15, 2021 7:30pm
Sunday, May 16, 2021 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

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The romantic ballet, Giselle, tells the story of true love and a peasant girl who dies of a broken heart when she learns her lover is betrothed to another. The spirits of girls betrayed, led by their queen Myrtha, take revenge, but Giselle’s love and forgiveness prevail freeing he...Read More


Manassas Chorale: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Friday, Jun 04, 2021 7:30pm

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Take a musical journey with the Chorale, its smaller ensemble, orchestra, and the Greater Manassas Children’s Choir for an evening of music that features “time’ as a central theme (songs include “Yesterday,” “Today,” and “Tomorrow.”)  Student singers Grades 2-8 join adults in this...Read More


Past Events

Manassas Ballet Theatre Artist Chat: Frankenstein

Thursday, Oct 29, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Hylton at Home

Manassas Ballet Theatre gathers the experts for an informal, virtual chat filled with behind-the-scenes stories and professional insights about the mounting of the full-scale ballet and legendary tale Frankenstein. Artistic Director/Choreographer Amy Grant Wolfe and Composer/Musician Edward Kim Reyn...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Frankenstein

Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

Just in time for Halloween, Manassas Ballet Theatre’s talented cast of dancers brings the chilling, time-honored tale, Frankenstein to life with an original score by the Kim Reynolds Band. Filmed this fall on Merchant Hall stage under strict safety protocols and without an audience, this performance...Read More


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