Friday, April 11, 2014

Prince William County Arts Council and Hylton Performing Arts Center Present ARTS ALIVE 2014‏


Asha Sedalia Bruot, ASHA Public Relations, LLC

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Free Annual Arts Festival Features Local Performances, Artists and Musicians of PW County

Prince William County Arts Council and the Hylton Performing Arts Center of Manassas, Va. are hosting their fourth annual ARTS ALIVE Festival, a free, family-fun event that features local, Prince William County dancers, singers, artists, and performances, on Sat., May 3 from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, at 10960 George Mason Circle Manassas, Va. Admission and parking are free. For a schedule of events, call 703-221-2150 or go to


The ARTS ALIVE Festival features more than 30 indoor and outdoor events, workshops, displays, performances and children’s activities. Performances include: Gainesville Ballet, Showcase Dance, NOVA Youth Ballet, Asaph Dance Ensemble, Woodbridge Dance, Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra, Youth Orchestras of Prince William, Prince William Community Band, Manassas Chorale, Celebration Singers, New Dominion Chorale, New Dominion Choraliers, Osbourn High School Guitar Ensemble, Woodbridge Community Choir, Ben Lomond Community Center Dancers, Dance, Etc., Woodbridge Music, Castaways Repertory Theater, Bull Run Cloggers, Lou Rosgen, Magnificent Belly Dance, Old Bridge Quartet, Gainesville Middle School Drama Club, Creative and Performing Arts Center Sankofa Singers, Dumfries Elementary School Chorus, Shenandoah Sounds, Write by Rails writers, Coles Elementary Step Team, a Jazz Vocalist Master Class lead by Donna Brown, a Tango Master Class and Introduction by Quintango, Pied Piper Theater and the Bull Run and Unitarian Universalists Mime Troupe.


Fine art displays will be presented by: Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory, Manassas Warrenton Camera Club, Cabin Branch Quilters, Stone House Quilters Guild and Prince William Art Society.


ARTS ALIVE will showcase many children activities. The Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory’s lead actors of Pied Piper Theatre’s “Peter Pan, Jr.” will be performing and singing throughout the crowds, Cabin Branch Quilters leads the 4H ‘Make and Take’ quilting project, Edgemoor Art Studio offers painting. The onsite Open Air Market will also sell food, refreshments and crafts.


“The Prince William Arts Council is a melting pot of the great artistic talent living right here in our own backyard,” said Sheyna Burt, president of the Prince William County Arts Council of Manassas, Va. “It’s our goal to provide education, training and information about the rich and diverse artistic offerings Prince William County has to offer, from quilting and belly-dancing to orchestra and jazz, our artists are our neighbors, co-workers, friends and family, and ARTS ALIVE celebrates and debuts the best of the best in our area,” said Burt.



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Merchant Hall


10:00 – 10:30                   Gainesville Ballet

10:45 – 11:15                   Showcase Dance

11:30 – 12:00                   NOVA Youth Ballet

12:15 – 12:45                   Asaph Dance Ensemble

1:00 – 1:30                       Woodbridge Dance

1:30 – 2:30                       Break

2:45 – 3:15                       Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra

3:30 – 4:00                       YOPW Full Orchestra

4:15 – 4:45                       Moonlight Jazz Orchestra (Swing Machine)

5:00 – 5:30                       Prince William Community Band

5:30 – 7:00                       Break

7:00 -8:30 PM                  Finale Concert



Gregory Family Theater


10:15 – 10:45                   Manassas Chorale

11:00 – 11:30                   Celebration Singers

11:45 – 12:15                   PW Chorale

12:30 – 1:00                     New Dominion Choraliers

1:00 – 2:00                       Break

2:15 – 2:45                       Osbourn HS Guitar Ensemble                    

3:00 – 3:30                       Woodbridge Community Choir

3:45 – 4:15                       Ben Lomond

4:30 – 5:00                       Dance Etc.

5:15 – 6:00                       Woodbridge Music





10:00 – 10:30                   Castaways Repertory Theater

10:45 – 11:15                   Bull Run Cloggers

11:30 – 12:00                   Lou Rosgen

12:15 – 12:45                   Magnificent Belly Dance

1:00 – 1:30                       Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra Quartet

1:45 – 2:15                       Gainesville MS Drama Club

2:30 – 3:00                       YOPW Percussion Ensemble

3:15 – 3:45                       CAPAC Sankofa Singers

4:00 – 4:30                       Dumfries ES Chorus

4:45 – 5:15                       Shenandoah Sounds

6:00 – 7:00                       Sunset Concert – Prince William Little Theater





10:15 – 10:45                   Write by the Rails

11:00 – 11:30                   Magnificent Belly Dance

11:45 – 12:15                   Write by the Rails

12:30 – 1:00                     Coles ES Step Team and BRUU Mime Troupe

1:15 – 2:00                       Write by the Rails

2:15 – 2:45                       YOPW Quartet                

3:00 – 4:00                       Donna Brown Masterclass

4:15 – 4:45                       Write by the Rails

5:00 – 6:00                       QuinTango Introduction to Tango Music



Strolling Characters


Pied Piper Theater


BRUU Mime Troupe



Children’s Activities


Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory

Cabin Branch Quilters and 4H

Edgemoor Art Studio



Fine Arts Displays


Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory

Manassas Warrenton Camera Club

Cabin Branch Quilters

Stone House Quilters Guild

Prince William Art Society



Demonstrations and Workshops


Cabin Branch Quilters Guild

Write by Rails

Raku by Jay


Finale Concert Soloists

Donna Brown of the Donna Brown Trio









The Prince William County Arts Council was established in 1992 as an arts advisory board to Prince William County government. The Prince William County Arts Council is a membership organization that serves the Greater Prince William area, including Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park, Va. It was created by the Prince William County Board of Supervisors with the vision to educate the community about the visual and performing arts offerings in Prince William County and be an information source about Prince William County’s arts’ programs and performances. It also provides training, networking, development and marketing opportunities for its members.  Call 703-221-2150 or visit, Facebook or Twitter.

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