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DancersSince 1985, The CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts has been providing high quality professional training in the arts to high school students in and around the Hartford Area. We are proud to have been a recipient of many awards over the years that recognize us for our excellence.

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GHAA Chorale RehearsalThere are big changes coming to the Arts Academy in the 2019-2020 school year. Click below to learn more about the programs, our information sessions, and how to apply.

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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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Course Catalogs 2019-2020 Year

See what the course offerings are for the 2019- 2020 school year for both programs.

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Transcript Requests,  Community Service Forms

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.

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Academy Leaves Mark On Festival
Twenty junior and senior dancers from the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts attended the 2019 Regional High School Dance Festival at the University of Wisconsin Madison. From March 15-19, 2019, GHAA dancers joined over 600 students from high schools across the country to attend performances, workshops, and lectures from college faculty and professional artists. Most importantly, they had the opportunity to audition for some of the most prestigious college, university, and summer dance programs in the country.
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Ronnie Bowman Jr.
Being able to bring a classic animated film like Anastasia — a film I grew up on — is so exciting and a little scary,” Bowman admitted. “I didn’t realize until we started the tour how huge the Anastasia following is, which means they are all aware of the show, the story and music. It became the entire company’s goal to create a show that would meet or surpass their expectations. We have many people at the stage door every night expressing their love for both the film and the musical.
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ASD and GHAA Hold First Joint Reading
Students from the American School for the Deaf and the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts participated in a collaborative poetry reading at Real Art Ways on Tuesday, March 12. Students performed solo and group poems, using spoken word and American Sign Language.
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