Hylton Performing Arts Center

Hylton Performing Arts Center
10960 George Mason Circle
703-993-7759

Mission Statement

The Hylton Performing Arts Center entertains, educates, and enriches the Northern Virginia community by providing diverse and accessible arts experiences in state-of-the-art venues.

Vision Statement

The Hylton Performing Arts Center will be the creative commons of a vibrant region, inspiring the community to express its voice by participating in the Center’s work as artists, audiences and lifelong learners.


Recent News

Hylton in the Highlands: A Festival of Scotland 2013

Schedule: Saturday, January 26, 201310:00 am - 5:00 pm: Children’s Passport to Scotland featuring Highland Games and crafts at Gregory Family Theater11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Scottish Country Dancing demonstration at Merchant Hall11:00 am - 12:00 p…

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Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra: The Gospel Truth

Jim Carroll, artistic directorBobby Floyd, piano and organNorthern Virginia’s very own jazz orchestra presents an evening of down-home sophistication in The Gospel Truth, an evening of blues-drenched hand-clapping American music with a gospel t…

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Romeo and Juliet and Chopiniana

Performed by the Russian National Ballet TheatreIn the grand tradition of Russian ballet, this delightful ensemble performs two of the most romantic classical ballets in one spectacular evening. With brilliant music by Chopin and gorgeous choreograph…

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Performance - Dr. Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys

Performed by The Acting CompanyThis bluegrass patriarch returns to the Hylton Center for an unforgettable evening of music that will warm the hearts and touch the souls of bluegrass fans across the generations. Hailing from rural southwest Virginia, …

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Performance - As You Like It

Performed by The Acting Company“All the world’s a stage” according to this charming tale, which is one of Shakespeare’s most famous and beloved comedies. This exciting new production offers an unforgettable theater experience …

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Performance - Arlo Guthrie

Here Comes the KidIn Celebration of Woody Guthrie’s 100th BirthdayArlo Guthrie brings his exceptional blend of music and storytelling to the Hylton Center in a performance commemorating the centennial of the birth of his father, Woody Guthrie. The …

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Performance - Celtic Nights: Journey of Hope

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! In this new show, direct from Ireland, the finest voices of the Celtic world are showcased against a thundering backdrop of expert dancing and musicianship to tell the epic story of a proud and passionate people …

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Performance - Giselle

By Moscow Festival BalletIn the great tradition of grand Russian ballet, the Moscow Festival Ballet presents the tale of a beautiful, young peasant girl, Giselle, who falls madly in love with a count disguised as a simple villager. When Giselle disco…

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Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Gershwin and Friends

For more than 40 years this extraordinary pianist has been touring the U.S. and the world, charming audiences with his remarkable musical talents and convivial personality, while sharing fascinating stories about some of the most beloved music in the…

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Performance - Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

Jim Carroll, artistic directorByron Stripling, special guest artistAt each performance, Northern Virginia’s very own jazz orchestra brings audiences jumping to their feet for enthusiastic ovations, and this concert is sure to please audiences of al…

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Performance - Amazing Grace

A play by Shay Youngblood, Presented by CAPAC, Inc.To be or not to be? Grace has always been anyone she wants to be. Her grandmother’s stories have fueled her imagination and Grace has met the world as Joan of Arc, Anansi the Spider, Hiawatha, Mowg…

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Performance - Follow That Fiddle!

“Follow That Fiddle!” takes you on a journey back to the origins of the violin & fiddles of the world and forward to the electric violins of tomorrow. NSO violinist Glenn Donnellan enthralls the audience with American fiddling, European fiddling …

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