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Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts

An Artistic and Academic Immersion

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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.
 

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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

 

 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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SATURDAY ACADEMY: APRIL 5, APRIL 26, MAY 10, MAY 24
AND JUNE 7 (prep for finals)

The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts will be offering a Saturday Academy focused on academic work for students. The purpose of this 5-week program is to provide students with additional practice to prepare for assessments, as well as, strengthen their academic skills.
 
Extra Support/Tutorial sessions is available for all FULL DAY students, grades 9-12.  Saturday Academy will take place at The Colt campus on Huyshope Street.
 
The program will run April 5, April 26, May 10, May 24 and June 7 (prep for finals). Parents are responsible for transportation to and from the school.  Students need to arrive on time and be picked up promptly between 11:15 and 11:30 am. This is a CREC sponsored program and is offered FREE OF CHARGE. Light snacks will be provided.
 
Please download a registration form (below) return to the Main Office at Colt or Learning Corridor for Ms. Richards. If you have any questions please contact me, Helena Richards, Saturday Academy Coordinator, at hrichards@crec.org or 860-995-6718
 
 

 

GHAA AT THE LATINO EXPO!

The Arts Academy was in the house at the recent Latino Expo at the Hartford Convention Center.
Students performed and we had an informational booth there.

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DANCE MASTERS/ Ronald K. Brown and more!

Arts Academy Dance faculty and students recently attended Dance Masters. Here are some students with RONALD K. BROWN and BRANDON "PEACE" ALBRIGHT. 

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• PARENT NEWSLETTER 
AVAILABLE NOW for download online. 

Our own Arts Academy newsletter with announcements and information about students, faculty and staff. Now available online!

 

NEWEST ISSUE ----    FEBRUARY 2014

 

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER  2013 Issue

 

OCTOBER  2013 Issue 

  


CLASS DUES 
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.

SENIORS: $40
JUNIORS: $35
SOPHOMORES: $30
FRESHMEN: $25

For information contact the Director of the Arts, Kim Stroud at kstroud@crec.org or call 860-757-6319

 

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Download the 2013-2014 School Calendar.

 

 

 

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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.

 

 



EVENTS/PERFORMANCES 

Box Office: 860-757-6388

 

 

 

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