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ACT to Hold Open House for Prospective Students on Dec. 6

Willimantic, CT, Nov. 20, 2017 -- EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) arts magnet high school will hold an open house for prospective students and their families on Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., at EASTCONN’s Capitol Theater, 896 Main St., Willimantic.

ACT’s open house, which will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m., is for students who want to attend ACT in 2018-2019. The evening’s program will include behind-the-scenes tours from 6:30 p.m.-7 p.m.; information sessions from 7 p.m.-7:30 p.m., featuring  ACT’s arts staff, who will discuss the school’s acting, audio/video, creative writing, dance and theater production programs; and performances by current students, as well as a general information session and Q & A panel, from 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

ACT offers students in grades 9-12 a full-day high school program that focuses on rigorous core academics and a rich variety of arts disciplines. Highly qualified ACT teaching artists and certified teachers work collaboratively to provide students with personalized educational experiences unlike any other public school in northeastern Connecticut. Each grade is limited to approximately 35 students, making ACT an intimate, highly focused learning environment.

ACT is located in the Art Deco-design Capitol Theater which includes two fully equipped theaters, a black box theater, a set shop, audio/video editing suites, dance studios, a costume shop, CAD (computer-aided drafting) lab, a café and an art gallery.

For more information about the open house, please contact the ACT main office at 860-465-5636, ext. 1, or contact ACT Principal Sarah Mallory at smallory@eastconn.org. Visit www.eastconn.org/act to learn more or to download an application.

EASTCONN administers the ACT arts magnet high school for students who live in eastern and northeastern Connecticut.

EASTCONN is a public, non-profit, Regional Educational Service Center that has been serving the education needs of northeastern Connecticut’s schools and communities since 1980. Learn more at www.eastconn.org.