Director of Theatre Arts, Interlochen Center for the Arts
Artistic Director, Interlochen Shakespeare Festival
In August 2014, twenty students from the Interlochen Arts Academy Theatre Department traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland to participate in an opportunity of a lifetime: performing at the Fringe Festival - the largest arts festival in the world.
You might think that actors at Interlochen spend all their time in performance or rehearsal, but they also spend hours each day in the classroom where they learn skills and techniques from seasoned professionals.
The theatre arts major at Interlochen Arts Academy is designed for young artists who are serious about their craft. Through Stanislavsky-based performance training, students explore the full potential of their own unique resources.
Could you tell your life story in the space of a sonnet? Interlochen Arts Academy makes its Festival Fringe debut with José Rivera’s life-affirming exploration of humanity.
While the stage is constantly ripe with talent, it's also chock full of superstitions. We cover a few of the more well-known rituals, beliefs and curious goings on here. Prepare to enter the strange backstage.