Prospective Students

Academic StudentThe Arts Academy is one of 18 Capitol Regional Education Council schools in Greater Hartford. CREC Schools provide students across the region with the chance to identify what fascinates them and pursue it through opportunities that they won't find anywhere else. Any student from the community can apply to our tuition-free schools by following our simple process.

All New Student Registrations will be by appointment at 160 Huyshope Ave., Hartford. Please contact Christine Diaz-Ocasio at 860-757-6300 x3501.

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Dance ClassThank you for your interest in the Academy. If interested in applying, go to Choose CREC for information and to begin the application process.

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Prospective Student Open Houses

Families interested in attending the Academy are encouraged to attend our Prospective Student Open Houses.  All Open House Events will be held at the Theater of the Performing Arts at the Learning Corridor.  Free parking in the garage

Open House Dates

Tuesday, November 27      6pm-8pm
Wednesday, December 19    6pm-8pm
Wednesday, January 10    6pm-8pm
Saturday, February 9       10am-12pm