Our Facility


Learning Corridor The Arts Academy operates within two campuses: The Learning Corridor and Colt Gateway.

The Learning Corridor campus at 15 Vernon Street in Hartford, is a $110 milliom campus on 16 acres. It houses four CREC magnet schools extending from the eastern edge of Trinity College's campus on Broad Street to the Institute of Living on Washington Street. This Pre K-12 campus provides exquisite educational opportunities for neighborhood and suburban children alike, and has helped to revitalize the surrounding neighborhood.

Academic ClassIn February 2011, the Colt Gateway campus, located at 160-172 Huyshope Street in Hartford, was opened. Facilities for academic classes are located at Colt Gateway.

In addition to the school building, the Learning Corridor also houses the Theater of the Performing Arts building which includes a state-of-the-art Main Stage theater, a Black Box theater, and exhibition space. These facilities are available for rent to outside groups. 

Theater of the Performing Arts

The Theater of the Performing Arts was completed in January 2001. The facility consists of:

  • MAIN STAGE THEATER, a beautiful proscenium theater with a seating capacity of 600
  • BLACK BOX THEATER with flexible seating capacity of 125
  • GALLERY EXHIBITION space and large lobby areas for special events

The facility also includes a fully-equipped box office, classrooms, scene shop, costume shop and dressing rooms.

Theater InteriorThe Theater of the Performing Arts is fully equipped and designed to accommodate theatrical and event presentations of all types. The auditorium has superior sight lines, well-designed wheel-chair accessibility, and excellent acoustics. The theater contains a fully-rigged stage house and a complete inventory of lighting and audio equipment.

The Arts Academy offers a full season of Arts Academy-sponsored performances and events. Student participation in Arts Academy-sponsored performances is an integral part of the Arts Academy curriculum, training, and education. All students attend performances and many students also perform in Arts Academy-sponsored productions.

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Theater Facility Use Information

The Theater is available for use to various groups in the Greater Hartford area . We embrace these groups as a part of the Greater Hartford arts community! If your group is interested in using the theater, click below for more information.

Theater Use

Theater Contact Information:

Theater of the Performing Arts
359 Washington Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Box Office: (860) 757-6388