Venessa GermanThe Academy's Artist-in-Residence program brings outstanding visiting artists to the Academy for master classes and presentations. These professional contacts enrich the curriculum as well as provide a realistic perspective on artistic careers.

Attendance at performances and master classes conducted by guest artists help to supplement the students’ learning experiences. Throughout their years at the Academy, students receive information on performing arts careers also that they can begin to make decisions about their own future training and choice of careers.

Looking In Theatre

Looking InLooking In Theatre is a theatre group composed of teenagers from the Greater Hartford area who present dramatic scenes dealing with important social, family, and personal issues such as drugs, alcohol, sexuality, AIDS, depression, suicide, and physical/mental and sexual abuse and how these issues affect adolescents.

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SUMMER ARTS PROGRAM: Create & Innovate 2018

Summer ArtsThe Summer Arts Program is 2-week sessions of multidisciplinary arts workshops for students currently enrolled in 6th -11th grade with a desire to develop their skills in Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theater and Visual Arts!

Program Dates

Session 1: Monday July 9- Friday July 20, 2018
Session 2: Monday July 30-Friday August 10, 2018

Summer Arts

Center for Creative Youth

The Center for Creative Youth at Wesleyan University is a 4-week pre-college summer arts intensive program of the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) in collaboration with Wesleyan University.


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