Diane Holcomb Wilshere (IAA '79), Actor, Writer, Director, talks about the ways in which students are nurtured in all areas--academic as well as artistic--and encouraged to explore new things while attending Interlochen Arts Academy.
Mary Lynn Halland (IAA '78), Marketing Consultant, talks about the level of investment that her teachers had in her success while at the Academy and the impact that had on her success.
Jay Frost (IAA '80), Frost Philanthropic Services, LLC, shares his memory of first arriving at Interlochen Arts Academy.
Christina Wallace (IAA '01), Management Consulting, shares a fond memory of a math competition and remembers the level of support that her math team received from the artistic community here at the Academy.
Sheetal Dingrani (IAA '99), V.P. Business Strategy, talks about Interlochen holding a place in the hearts and minds of her family and the responsibility she feels as an alumna to help spread the word, making it a bigger part of everyone's lives.
Jeff Dalton (IAA '79), Software Consulting, remembers an influential instructor from the Arts Academy and the advice that changed his life as an artist and beyond.
Noah Durham Fried (IAA '01), Actor/Instructor, remembers the impact that one of his first theatre productions at Interlochen had on him as a student and as a professional actor.
Jewel (IAA '92), Singer/Songwriter, remembers the passion and dedication of her peers at Interlochen Arts Academy and how that helped inspire her growth as an artist.
Kiku Collins (IAA '89), Professional Musician, talks about the ability to feel vulnerable while studying at Interlochen Arts Academy and the way that impacted her development as an artist.