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 reach new heights 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
More than 100 students from all seven of the Academy’s artistic disciplines received recognition—including nine of the ten top prizes—in the prestigious competition.
Lane went from hiding from the Nazis in a laundry shed to studying dance at Interlochen. Now, she leads a vibrant career in Chicago.
The building, designed by Flansburgh Architects, was honored for outstanding achievements in the support of the profession of architecture and excellence in educational design.