International Students and Families


Welcome to Interlochen

Artists from all over the world have found an inspiring and transformative experience at Interlochen. Surrounded by a creative, global community, immersed in a scenic, natural setting, individual talents thrive. Here you will learn from renowned professionals, while developing lifelong friendships and enduring confidence.

Arts Academy Overview

Learn about how to apply, enrollment processes for international students, English as a second language curriculum, campus life, and more.

Preparing for Academy

Review the International Student section for more detailed Arts Academy information specific to our international families.

Arts Camp Overview

Learn about how to apply, enrollment considerations for international students, and camp life.

Preparing for Camp

Review the International Student section for more detailed Arts Camp information specific to our international families.

Virtual Tour Resources Center

Tour our facilities, hear from students, and register for online events from the comfort of your home.

Virtual Tour

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Interlochen News & Features

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“Write the book that burns inside of you”: Carmen Maria Machado on finding inspiration in writing

Machado shares about her unique writing practice and offers guidance to young authors.

The Dance Center at Interlochen Center for the Arts
Interlochen Dance Center recognized in the New England Architecture Awards and ‘American School and University’ Architectural Portfolio

The building, designed by Flansburgh Architects, was honored for outstanding achievements in the support of the profession of architecture and excellence in educational design.

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Christmas beneath the pines: Interlochen Arts Academy students celebrate the season with three festive performances

Experience spectacular, family friendly performances of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker,’ Sounds of the Season, and Duke Ellington’s ‘Nutcracker Suite’ at Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Upcoming Interlochen Concerts & Events
Dec
1

Music, Academy Student

Music Recital

Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Music Center 1010 FREE, no tickets required

Dec
2

Theatre, Academy Student

Promenade by María Irene Fornés

Friday, December 2, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Harvey Theatre FREE, no tickets required

Dec
2

Music, Academy Student

Opera Workshop

Friday, December 2, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall FREE, no tickets required