Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts
An Artistic and Academic Immersion
WINNER! #1 CT Magnet School
Ranked in Top 35 CT High Schools
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, 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.
To download documents like Program of Studies, Student Handbook and Parent Newsletter, visit Documents Page. Daily Student Announcements appear on News and Newsletters Page.
ENTERTAINMENT DESTINATION IN HARTFORD!
The Theater of the Performing Arts houses a 622-seat, state-of-the-art proscenium theater, a 120-seat flexible theater, classrooms and support spaces. Visit the Theater of Performing Arts Page for event calendar and details. Box Office: 860-757-6388
SATURDAY ARTS PROGRAM
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 5TH. PROGRAM STARTS MARCH 8TH.
The SATURDAY ARTS PROGRAM is an 8-week program designed for students currently enrolled in grades 5-12 with a desire to develop their skills in Visual Arts, Theater, dance, Creative Writing, percussion, Piano or Voice. The Saturday Arts Program runs on Saturdays from 9 am-1:00pm with 3 studio sections available. Participants MUST enroll in at least 2 Class Sections for registration. The Spring Program begins on March 8 and ends with a Share Presentation on Saturday May 3, 2014. Instruction for this program is provided by an enriching variety of professional artists from The Arts Academy. If you have participated in our program before, please join us this Spring for new and exciting additions to our artistic programming!
For application, visit the PROGRAMS PAGE.
• PARENT NEWSLETTER
Class dues help the Academy fund non-budgeted school-wide events, such as Peace Fest, Semi-Formal, Prom, etc.
Please pay the amount due this year, as well as any previous years that are owed.
The Arts Academy Therapy Band was awarded the 2013 "Challenge to Educational Citizenship Award". Jeff McQuillan (Creative Writing) and 3 of the band members shared a proud moment this week with the State Commissioner of Education, Stefan Pryor, and David Maloney, Assistant Executive Director of the Connecticut Association of Schools.
Jeff McQuillan was also recently named ARTIST INSTRUCTOR OF THE YEAR at the Arts Academy-- voted in by students and colleagues.
Box Office: 860-757-6388