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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Choreographers' Showcase

choreographers' showcaseDirected by Alexa Melonopoulos, Thomas Giroir, and Tracy Lombardo
October 27; 7:30 p.m.
Main Stage Theater;
$20 and $15 adults, $15 and $10 students/seniors

Choreographers’ Showcase is a rare opportunity for high school dancers to learn and perform with critically acclaimed choreographers. This year we welcome choreographers Margo Sappington, Stephen Pier, Leslie Frye Maietta, Susannah Marchese, Judy Dworin, and Jasmine Domfort. 

Buy Tickets    18-19 season

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 


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, College Visit, or financial aid information? Follow the link below.

Transcript Request   Community Service   Info for Seniors

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

Choreographers' Showcase
Meet The Student Dancers -Hartford Courant Story
At a rehearsal for the upcoming 2018 Choreographers’ Showcase at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts on Vernon Street, this dance — choreographed by Susannah Marchese — doesn’t yet have a name. But all eight dancers know it by heart. It is their first performance of it onstage after working for weeks in classrooms and rehearsal studios or practicing to videos at home
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La Sala Fee
Two Alumni Showcased At La Sala Femme
Sageseeker Productions in Hartford will showcase several performances this weekend. Two of whom are Academy alumni. On Saturday, October 20, La Sala Femme in Hartford will feature performances by Arien Wilkerson, class of 2009, and Brittney Crush (Brittney Melvin) class of 2011...
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Mike Casey
Young Recording Artist/Academy Alumni Featured
Local saxophonist, Mike Casey, Academy class of 2011, was recently featured in the Huffington Post regarding the their passion for jazz music in the modern age. A year ago, Casey released his first album “The Sound of Surprise” and “Stay Surprising” which have been streamed over a million times on Spotify and other services. All About Jazz describes Sound of Surprise...
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