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.  

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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

Instructor of Voice Doug Peck works with a musical theatre student.
Fostering the next generation of musical theatre artists

New faculty members Justin Lee Miller and Doug Peck share their teaching philosophies and advice for young artists.

A scene from Interlochen Arts Camp's 2019 production of "9 to 5."
Announcing the theatre titles for Interlochen Arts Camp 2022

Highlights of the summer 2022 session include “Anything Goes,” “Into the Woods,” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

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Interlochen Arts Academy to present Tony-nominated musical “Pippin”

Loosely based on real-life medieval king Charlemagne and his son Pippin, the musical features a book by Roger Hinson and Bob Fosse and music by Stephen Schwartz.

Upcoming Theatre Events

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Saturday, February 12, 2022 - 11 a.m.

ICA Campus FREE, no tickets required


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"Heal. Be. Live."

Friday, March 11, 2022 - 7:30 p.m.

Phoenix Theatre Tickets will go on sale February 11 at 10:00 a.m.


Theatre, Academy Student

"Heal. Be. Live."

Saturday, March 12, 2022 - 2 p.m.

Phoenix Theatre Tickets will go on sale February 11 at 10:00 a.m.