Hartford's New Showcase for Dance and Theatre
Hundreds attended the dedication celebration for the Mort and Irma Handel Performing Arts Center on Friday, September 12, 2008. See photos and video here.
Located at the corner of Albany Avenue and Westbourne Parkway in Hartford, this 55,000 square foot state-of-the art facility is the instructional home for collegiate and Community Division students at The Hartt School of the University of Hartford. It has five dance studios, four theatre rehearsal studios, three vocal studios and two black box theatres as well as faculty offices, a community room, bank and cafe. It is a vibrant new center for dance and theatre instruction and performances at one of the key gateways to the city of Hartford.
2008-09 Performance schedule at the Handel Center
photos at right
Hartt music theatre majors sang for the crowd at the Handel Center dedication and Hartt dance students performed in their new studios.