Why Study Dance at Interlochen
You'll join a passionate, dedicated, high caliber group of dancers who have the same lifelong desire as you: to bring beauty to life through movement. You’ll learn from experienced faculty members who have performed, instructed, and choreographed at the heights of the profession.
Through Interlochen’s outstanding dance programs, you'll be inspired to push beyond your limits and express yourself in new and challenging ways.
The Dance Division at Interlochen has completely prepared me to show the world that this is who I am and this is what I'm here to do.
Austin Dabney '19, Arts Academy (Dance)
An Unparalleled Dance Education
At Interlochen, dancers strengthen their technique, create a distinctive presence, and develop performance resilience.
Prepare for Greatness with the Best
Faculty from nationally and internationally renowned dance companies, schools, and university programs bring diverse points of view and integrate current methods in their teaching. Many professional companies, conservatories, and top tier university programs send representatives to campus to watch student auditions in-person.
Find Yourself on Stage
Whether it's on stage at Corson Auditorium or on tour to Carnegie Hall, you’ll stretch yourself with frequent, high-caliber dance and collaborative performance opportunities at Interlochen.
A Setting Designed for Beauty
Interlochen’s new and expanded 26,000 square foot, state-of-the-art Dance Center features professional-grade equipment with eye-popping panoramic views from the studios.
Dance News & Features
For many families, summers at Interlochen evolve into a cherished tradition passed down from one generation to the next.
DTH Company member Derek Brockington and executive director Anna Glass discuss their career trajectories, the future of dance post-pandemic, and their viral video “Dancing Through Harlem.”
Take a virtual tour of our state-of-the-art new Dance Center and hear from the donors, architects, faculty, and students who brought it to life.