An Artistic and Academic Immersion

dancersStudents interested in the arts will find a professionally oriented, highly structured, and academically rigorous curriculum at the CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts. In addition to professional training in vocal and instrumental music, dance, theater, musical theater, creative writing/media arts, and visual arts, high school students learn about the history and criticism of the arts and the arts as a mechanism for social justice.

Interested in attending the Arts Academy?

GHAA Chorale Rehearsal Visit our Prospective Students page below to learn about the application process or click on Areas of Study to learn more about our program.

 Click on the Prospective Students link to learn how to apply.

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Six Plays In Six Days

6X6Directed By Brian Jennings and Mike Nowicki
September 22, 7:30 PM
Main Stage Theater
$5 General Admission

A week-long experiment where students create original plays from concept to fully staged productions in only six days, to be performed in front of an audience at the end of the week.
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 On Sale September 4, 2018  ​

The Theater of the Performing Arts

theater interior The Theater of the Performing Arts houses a 600-seat, state-of-the-art proscenium theater, a 120-seat flexible theater, classrooms and support spaces.

Visit the Theater of the performing Arts Page for performance and event calendar, ticket information, rental information, and more.

Box Office: 860-757-6388 

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Transcript Requests, Community Service Forms, Important Dates For Seniors

Writing studentDo you need a copy of your transcript? Fill out the Transcript Request Form Below and we will be happy to send one out to you.

If you need a Community Service Form, please download from the link below and return it to the Student Activities Office.

Are you a senior looking for SAT and College Visit information? Follow the link below.

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Parents, Friends, and Alumni Association (PFAA)

 pfaa logoParents and alumni may participate in a very active Parents, Friends, and Alumni Association.  PFAA members work together to enhance the visibility of the Arts Academy and to plan special events that generate revenue for the school, and to support the efforts of parents of artistically gifted students. Learn more at the link below.


Recent News

Winter Sisters
Artist Instructor's Novel Published
Megan Collins, artist instructor from the Academy Creative Writing department received a publishing deal from Touchstone/Simon & Shuster for her original novel. “The Winter Sisters”, which will be available this coming February, is a story about a woman who is dragged into her past and forced to confront secrets surrounding her sister Persephone’s unsolved murder..
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Keys To Phobia
Summer Brings Artistic Success
Public poetry readings, an original film debut, and an award winning story. It has been quite a successful summer for Creative Writing/Media Arts students from the Academy
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Mercy House
Artist Create Blankets for Women In Need
Visual artists from the CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts have found more opportunities to share their talents in a way that gives back. Students from the Creativity in the Community class have teamed up with Mercy Housing and Shelter in Hartford in providing baby blankets to new mothers in need.
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