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EASTCONN Where Learning Comes to Life

EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school, housed in Willimantic’s historic Capitol Theater, enrolls students seeking intensive study in the performing arts. Students have daily access to creative experiences through a curriculum that integrates the performing arts with more traditional academic high school subjects. Highly qualified teaching artists and certified teachers work collaboratively to provide students with personalized educational experiences unlike any other public school in northeastern Connecticut.

EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school, housed in Willimantic’s historic Capitol Theater, enrolls students seeking intensive study in the performing arts. Students have daily access to creative experiences through a curriculum that integrates the performing arts with more traditional academic high school subjects. Areas of artistic study include: Acting/Vocal Performance, Audio/Video Production, Creative Writing, Theater Production (set design, lighting design and costuming) and Dance. Highly qualified teaching artists and certified teachers work collaboratively to provide students with personalized educational experiences unlike any other public school in northeastern Connecticut.

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  • ACT Honor Roll List - February 2020
    EASTCONN is proud to announce the ACT High School Honor Roll List for January 2020. High Honor Roll Students  Grade 12 William Beaudry Maria Bonanno Martha Brewster Lia Casadei Mark DiMauro Jesse Gillett Ian Harris Trevor Howard Ellis McGinley Madison Nelson Leilany Ramos Jillian Romagnano Evalyn Stinson Grade 11 Lea…
  • ACT Performing Arts High School Presents VideoFest 2020 on January 30th
    EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) students will present student-created works at VideoFest 2020 on Thurs., Jan. 30, 2020, at 6:30 p.m., at the Capitol Theater, 896 Main St., Willimantic. Students in ACT’s introductory audio/visual, video lighting, historical documentary, advanced audio/visual and screen-writing classes will showcase their first-semester work…
  • ACT Performing Arts Magnet High School Deadline for 2019-2020 Applications is January 31
    EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school is currently accepting academically motivated, grade 9-12 students seeking intensive study in the performing arts. The application deadline for 2020-2021 school year is Fri., Jan. 31, 2020. For more information, to schedule a Shadow Day or to download an application,…
  • ACT Presents Student Dance Showcase on January 10 & 11, 2020
    EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) will present Inspired: Student Dance Showcase 2020 on Fri. and Sat., Jan. 10 and 11, 2020, at 7 p.m. on the Capitol Theater’s main stage, 896 Main St., Willimantic. This family-friendly, annual dance performance is open to the public. The evening will feature a variety…
  • ACT Performing Arts Magnet High School to Host Open House on December 11
    Prospective high school students and their families are invited to attend the Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) Performing Arts Magnet High School Open House on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Capitol Theater, 896 Main Street, Willimantic. The school is currently accepting applications for…
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Arts at the Capitol Theater
896 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226
Phone: 860-465-5636
Fax: 860-465-8115