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

A sculpture from Arts Academy student Quoc Bui’s Gold Key-winning entry, “Fite.”
Interlochen Arts Academy students shine in 2022 regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Eighty-four students from all seven artistic disciplines received accolades in the West Central Michigan region of the prestigious national arts competition.

The 2022 Presidential Scholar nominees - Joshua Brown, Quoc Bui, and Jessica Kodsi
Three Interlochen Arts Academy students nominated for 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts award

Seniors Joshua Brown, Quoc Bui, and Jessica Kodsi are among the 60 students across the country nominated for the nation’s highest honor for young artists.

Upcoming Theatre Events
Feb
12

Interdisciplinary Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Film & New Media, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

Winterlochen

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

ICA Campus FREE, no tickets required

Mar
11

Theatre, Academy Student

"Heal. Be. Live." by Morgan Breon and the Interlochen Ensemble

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

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

Mar
12

Theatre, Academy Student

"Heal. Be. Live." by Morgan Breon and the Interlochen Ensemble

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

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