The 2011 Interlochen Summer Arts Festival kicked off with a live broadcast of "A Prairie Home Companion," with Garrison Keillor. The sold-out performance featured a number of guest artists, including Arts Academy students Yuri Popowycz, violin and Charles Overton, harp.
This video features remarks by Bill Church, director of the Comparative Arts program and instructor of theater, during the Opening Convocation of the 49th year of Interlochen Arts Academy. Originally recorded and streamed live on Saturday, September 4, 2010.
The Tony and Grammy Award-winning performer Heather Headley made a surprise visit to theatre students during Camp 2010. She worked with all theatre students, but especially the cast of Aida, a title role that she originated on Broadway.