Summer Studio Classes

All in-person Summer Studio classes will be held at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts. Map »

Tuition assistance available for qualifying families! Click here to apply.

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Payment plans available in 2 or 4 installments.

Pay either 25% (4 installments) or 50% (2 installments) of the class now, and then be automatically charged the additional payments as follows:

4-Installment Plan: 25% now; 25% on each of the following days: 3/1/23; 5/1/23 & 7/1/23
2-Installment Plan: 50% now; 50% on the following day: 7/1/23

Choose your plan during checkout. Valid credit card required for initial payment and subsequent automatic billing.

5-Week Program for Ages 14 – 18

Teen Musical featuring The SpongeBob Musical

Ages 14-18
July 10 – August 11, 2023 (Performances on August 11 & 12 at 7 pm)
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

$1320 $1245 when you register before 2/17/23

Teens will rehearse a full production of The SpongeBob Musical which will be performed at Hartford Stage in downtown Hartford. Students will spend time rehearsing and taking part in enriching theatre craft classes. Additionally, this summer we will enjoying a trip to New York to see a Broadway show (included in the cost of the program).

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4-Week Program for Ages 10 – 15

Youth Ensemble featuring The Little Mermaid, Jr.

Ages 10-15
July 10 – August 4, 2023 (Performances on August 4 at 7 pm and August 5 at 2 pm)
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

$1275 $1225 when you register before 2/17/23

Students will participate in a musical production of The Little Mermaid, Jr. Students spend mornings rehearsing and afternoons exploring elective classes of their choice. Additionally, this summer we will enjoying a trip to New York to see a Broadway show (included in the cost of the program).

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3-Week Program for Ages 8 – 11

Junior Troupe featuring The Magic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon Kids

Ages 8-11
July 10 – 28, 2023 (Performances on July 28 at 7 pm and July 29 at 2 pm)
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

$980 $940 when you register before 2/17/23

Students will participate in a production of The Magic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon Kids. Students will split their time between rehearsing and taking part in classes in acting, movement and other theatre skills.

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2- or 4-Week Program for Ages 5 – 8

Children’s Cast

Ages 5-8
Session 1: July 10 – 21, 2023
Session 2: July 24 – August 4, 2023

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

$670 $645 per session (2 weeks) or $1275 $1225 for both sessions (4 weeks) when you register before 2/17/23

Students will take classes in story theatre, creative movement, music, puppetry, and arts and crafts. Each session ends in a mini-production that the cast creates based on favorite stories and characters.

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Register for Session 2

To receive your multi-session savings, please add both sessions to your cart and the discount will be automatically applied.

1-, 2- or 3-Week Program for Ages 3 – 5

Day Dreamers

Ages 3-5 * Please note: our Day Dreamers program is for Pre K students only. To be eligible, students must be potty trained.
Session 1: July 10 – 14, 2023
Session 2: July 17 – 21, 2023
Session 3: July 24 – 28, 2023

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

$195 $180 per session (1 week), $335 $320 for 2 sessions (2 weeks) or $435 $420 for all sessions (3 weeks) when you register before 2/17/23

Our youngest artists will enjoy a half-day of creative movement, music, story theatre, and puppet play!

Register for Session 1
Register for Session 2
Register for Session 3

To receive your multi-session savings, please add two or three sessions to your cart and the discount will be automatically applied.

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More Information

Have questions? Please contact Emely Larson at elarson@hartfordstage.org or (203) 908-1832

Register Online:

Click on the “REGISTER…” button and follow instructions to our Ticketing Page (please note you are “buying a ticket” to the class!)

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