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.  

theatre design and production at interlochen arts academy

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.  

musical theatre at interlochen arts academy

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

Two students, dressed in black with colorful sashes, stand with their left arms outstretched and right arms bent, holding fans.
World Theatre class introduces Academy students to Noh, an ancient Japanese style of performance

The class is a unique opportunity made possible by instructor Gulshirin Dubash, who studied with the Noh Training Project.

Ruth Abramovitz, Mariae Broome, Elizabeth Keller, and Rachel Lang
Interlochen Arts Academy students selected as 2023 Presidential Scholars candidates

The four nominees include two general candidates and two Presidential Scholar in the Arts finalists.

“Maya,” a Gold Key-winning mixed media work by Visual Arts major Marlene Schwier
Interlochen Arts Academy students excel in 2023 regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

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.

Upcoming Theatre Events

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Friday, April 21, 2023 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Harvey Theatre


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Saturday, April 22, 2023 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Harvey Theatre


Theatre, Academy Student


Sunday, April 23, 2023 - 2 p.m. ET

Harvey Theatre