Welcome to the Hartford Performs Program database!

The Hartford Performs database is a resource for all PK - 8 Hartford Public School teachers to view the arts integration programs available through Hartford Performs for the school year. Every program listed under Hartford Performs has gone through an application and selection process to ensure each program aligns with learning standards in both core curriculum subjects and the arts. If you have any questions about the programs, selection process, navigating the database or Hartford Performs, check out our FAQ page or contact our Programming Director, Emily Waniewski at ewaniewski@hartfordperforms.org.

Check out the programs, explore what new and see which programs will engage and inspire your students this year!

Click the NEW cart icon to generate a list of programs you and your team are considering to book this year. This list can be printed or emailed to you.

We look forward to meeting you during the Program Selection meeting in the fall.

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What's the Difference Between Hartford Performs Access, Alignment and Integration Programs?
Students demonstrate understanding through creating
Definition Short-term exposure and/or experiences in an art form. These experiences may connect to learning in other curriculum areas but students take on the role of an audience member or observer. This includes: offsite or in-school performance(s) or museum tours. Single or multi-day workshop that connects art forms to English, Math, Science or Social Studies and bridges ideas between the disciplines.
This may also include a performance that has a follow-up workshop with students.
An approach to teaching in which students construct and demonstrate understanding through an art form. Students engage in a creative process which connects an art form and another subject area and meets evolving objectives in both.
Integration programs are short-term residencies that require planning time and collaboration with classroom teachers.

Integration programs are fixed or adaptable short-term residencies that have pre-determined objectives and learning activities developed by the teaching artist. For the program to be successful, planning time and collaboration with the classroom teachers is required.
Program Format
  • Offsite Performances
  • Museum Tours
  • In-School Performances
  • One-Day Workshop
  • Multi-Day Workshop (2-3 days)
  • Combination Performance and Workshop
  • Combination Museum Tour and Workshop
  • In-School Short-Term Residency (3-5 days) in addition to a planning meeting with grade-level team.
  • Combination of in-school performance in addition to several days of workshops with students. Also includes planning meeting with the grade-level team.
Audience Served
  • Booked by Grade Levels or Arts/PE
  • Booked by Grade Levels or Arts/PE
  • Only booked by Grade Levels

Arts Provider Profiles (School-Year 2020/2021)