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Why Study Interdisciplinary Arts at Interlochen

Here, interdisciplinary artists develop their skills and hone their creativity by pursuing their individual interests and goals.

With the guidance of our faculty and the support of your peers, you'll explore different artistic mediums of study. You'll collaborate, experiment, and discover that there are no limits to your imagination.

Arts Boarding School

Interdisciplinary Arts Major

Online Arts Programs

Virtual Instruction

Education That Knows No Bounds

Interested in more than one art form? We are here to nurture your curiosity. At Interlochen, you'll have the freedom to study more than one discipline and expand your creativity.

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Learn from Multiple Mentors

You'll find guidance and inspiration from our distinguished faculty in seven arts disciplines: creative writing, dance, film & new media, interdisciplinary arts, music, theatre, and visual arts. 

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Carve Your Own Path

Let wonder be your guide as you delve into different art disciplines, selecting classes that best suit your interests and goals, and develop your talents.

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Space to Be Free

Amid the natural beauty of northern Michigan, you'll find state-of-the-art facilities for all your artistic projects.

Interdisciplinary Arts News & Features

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Multidisciplinary artist and Interlochen alum Jamie John named Sundance Institute Fellow

John is developing a film script as part of the Sundance Institute’s Native Lab, which convenes storytellers from indigenous backgrounds to hone their creative practice.

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Watch: Broadway star Sydney James Harcourt delivers 2021 Interlochen Arts Academy commencement address

Harcourt encouraged graduating students to embrace their role as citizen artists and persevere through difficult times.

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In conversation: Broadway star Sydney James Harcourt

The Interlochen Arts Academy alumnus (and 2021 commencement speaker) chats with Director of Interdisciplinary Arts Clyde Sheets about discovering dance at Interlochen, why he decided to join the original cast of Hamilton, and what it means to be an artist.