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GHAA Take Part in Breakdancing Shakespeare

Breakdance ShakespeareThree students from The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Half Day are performers in this summer’s Hartford Stage’s production of Breakdancing Shakespeare. Every summer, the Greater Hartford Arts Council selects high school students within the region to spend a six week period rehearsing, taking master classes as well as learn interviewing, networking, and resume skills….

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Alumnus Releases Record

Wonderful WorldAn Academy alumni has recently released his debut album which pays tribute to the school that first exposed him to jazz music. On May 29th, Matt Dwonszyk (Academy class of 2010) released his debut “Wonderful World” on Truth Revolution Recording. The album contains 12 original tracks and features contribution from two other Academy alumni. The second track on the album is titled “The Academy” and is about how his experience at GHAA has turned him onto Jazz music.

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Singers Help Celebrate Grand Opening

GHAA DunksWhen Dunkins opened a new location in Hartford and needed young local talent for their opening ceremony, musical theater students from the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts answered the call.

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Meet the Student Design Team

BaironBairon IslandHe’s a young aspiring architect. On a daily basis, you will see him in the halls of Academy, laptop in hand, drafting his latest masterpiece. That’s why when it came to choosing student designers for the Academy’s spring musical “Once On This Island,” junior Bairon Selgado Cruz (West Hartford) was the perfect choice.

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GHAA Wins Best of Hartford

Best of HartfordThe votes are in and once again the CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts has been rated “Best Magnet School” by readers of Hartford Magazine. Every year, a poll is taken of readers in various categories who submit their votes online.



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Meet Little Ti Moune

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An orphan washes up from sea and gets raised by two peasant. She later grows up to fall in love with a landowner’s son after his car crashes near the village. Her name is Ti Moune and she is the lead character in CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts High School spring musical, “Once On This Island.”

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Broadway Against Bullying Recognizes Academy

GHAA I Have a VoiceThe Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts is the winner of first runner up in the “Broadway Against Bullying” contest and will now have to travel to the Big Apple. Back in January, freshman and sophomores from the Academy’s musical theater department performed the charity single “I Have a Voice” for a video that was uploaded to contest’s YouTube account.

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Academy Leaves Mark On Festival

Body BodyTwenty junior and senior dancers from the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts attended the 2019 Regional High School Dance Festival at the University of Wisconsin Madison. From March 15-19, 2019, GHAA dancers joined over 600 students from high schools across the country to attend performances, workshops, and lectures from college faculty and professional artists

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