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Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts

An Artistic and Academic Immersion

GuitarStudents interested in the arts will find a professionally oriented, highly structured, and academically rigorous curriculum at the CREC 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.


Rated Best Magnet School for Fourth Year in a Row

The CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts is proud to be rated best magnet school by Hartford Magazine's 2017 Reader’s Poll!

Interested in attending the Arts Academy?

Learn about our Open Houses and application process on the Admissions Page or click on the Areas of Study to learn more about our program.

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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 performance and event calendar, ticket information, rental information, and more.
Box Office: 860-757-6388 

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Alumni Information and Requests for Transcripts

Want to learn about opportunities for alumni or keep up to date on alumni events? We would love to hear from you. Just fill out the Alumni Contact Form Below.

Do 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.

Want to learn more information for alumni? Visit our Alumni Page link below.

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Parents, Friends, and Alumni Association (PFAA)

pfaa.jpg Parents and alumni may participate in a very active Parents, Friends, and Alumni Association (PFAA). PFAA meetings are held monthly at the Arts Academy. PFAA members work together to enhance the visibility of the Arts Academy and to plan special events that generate revenue for the school, and to support the efforts of parents of artistically gifted students. To date, PFAA members have sponsored the annual orientation for incoming students, a college financial aid workshop for parents, a field trip to the Performing and Visual Arts College Fair in Boston, and annual fundraisers. 



Summer Reading

Click below for the Summer Reading Assignment for all students who are not taking an AP or ECE course.



Graduation Portraits

Graduation is Monday, June 19. Professional portraits from the events will be made availible starting ten days after the ceremony.
Click here for more information on ordering portratis.



Visit our rokkitwear site and choose from hundreds of designs and options. Represent your school while raising money for the Arts Academy! 15% of each order is given back to our school. Click here to check it out!



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