Summer is live at Interlochen!

Join us for a limited series of concerts in August.
Tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 22.

Why Study Theatre at Interlochen

Feel the heat of the lights and the thrill of applause. Develop your presence and hone your technique among a close-knit ensemble of immensely talented individuals who share your passion for performance and stagecraft. 

Interlochen's world-class theatre programs draw students from across the globe to unlock their potential and tap into boundless creativity. Through preparation and performance, you’ll experience tremendous growth while practicing what you love. 

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The Education You’ve Always Dreamed Of 

Each Interlochen experience—Arts Camp, Arts Academy, Interlochen Online, and College of Creative Arts—brings a unique and collaborative approach to learning.  

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Learn from Seasoned Professionals

Our faculty and visiting artists are masters of their craft who will help broaden your technique, expand your talent, and prepare you for the next step in your training.

Violet at interlochen arts academy

Find No Creative Limit

Both on stage or in the classroom, you’ll have generous opportunities to push your individual craft to the next level. Working within a tight-knit ensemble, you'll learn to trust and support a collaborative process.  

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Space to Transform

Our facilities and performance spaces give you time to develop in a setting where reflection and focus come naturally. 

More valuable than any sense of training you could receive, is being in a community that really inspires you to reach for something higher.

Peter Carroll '17, Arts Academy (Musical Theatre)

Theatre News & Features

Sydney James Harcourt at the podium in Kresge Auditorium
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.

Clyde Sheets and Sydney James Harcourt
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.

A group of students in "The Music Man"
Interlochen Arts Camp announces summer 2021 theatre titles

Arts Camp students will present works by Shakespeare, Finegan Kruckemeyer, and Rodgers and Hammerstein.

Upcoming Theatre Events

Interdisciplinary Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Film & New Media, Music, Student Life, Theatre, Visual Arts, Camp Faculty

Intensives First Rally

Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 9 p.m.

Interlochen Bowl


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Costume Design Intensive: Final Presentations

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 1 p.m.

Harvey Design & Production Studio


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Acting Audition Intensive: Final Presentation

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 2 p.m.

Morley Tent