Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts
TWO YEARS IN A ROW!
WINNER! #1 CT Magnet School
2014 Outstanding Arts School Award
2014 & 2015 School of Distinction, Magnet Schools of America
An Artistic and Academic Immersion
Students interested in the arts will find a professionally oriented, highly structured, and academically rigorous curriculum at the 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? Learn about our Open Houses and application process on the Admissions Page.
THE THEATER OF THE PERFORMING ARTS
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 Performing Arts Page for rental information, event calendar, ticket information and more. Box Office: 860-757-6388
Wednesday, September 2: School starts with all full day students coming to the Colt Building to meet with their advisors. Grade 9 goes to cafeteria. Upper classman who are new to the full day program please report to the Sunbridge studio.
Wednesday, September 2: In the afternoon ALL students, full and half day will be at the Learning Corridor
Thursday, September 3rd: In the afternoon All upper class students (10-12 graders) will be at the Learning Corridor. All 9th grade students will be at the Colt Campus for their auditions. (Don’t be nervous).
Friday, September 4th: In the afternoon, full day upperclassmen (10-12) will be at the campus where their department is located (Learning Corridor: Dance, Music, Visual Arts, TDP; Colt Campus: Musical Theatre, Theatre, Creative Writing/ Media Arts). 9th grade full day students will be at the Learning Corridor for further orientation activities.
Monday, September 7th: NO SCHOOL, Labor Day Observance.
Tuesday, September 8th: In the afternoon, all upperclassmen: at your regular campus. All 9th graders will begin the afternoon at the Learning Corridor, and then will end their day in the campus of their art department placement
Wednesday, September 9th- All students are in regularly scheduled arts classes in their regular campus
Thursday, September 17 – Academic Back to School Night/Open House. Meet your students’ academic teachers 6:00 -8:00 PM @ Colt Campus.
Thursday, October 8 – Arts back to school night/Open House – 6:00 - 8:00 Both Learning Corridor & Colt Campuses.
ARTS ACADEMY WINS OUTSTANDING ARTS SCHOOL AWARD!