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

Interlochen Arts Academy student Greyson Taylor named a Sutton Foster Award winner

The senior musical theatre major will advance to the Jimmy™ Awards competition on June 27.

Charlotte Kearns
Interlochen Arts Academy senior wins national community service award

Charlotte Kearns of San Francisco, CA, was the recipient of an annual National Community Service Award

2022 Presidential Scholar Finalists at Interlochen Arts Academy
Two Interlochen Arts Academy students named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts

Actor Joshua Brown and visual artist Quoc Bui are the 49th and 50th Arts Academy students to receive the prestigious designation.

Upcoming Theatre Events

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Festival 2022

Friday, May 27, 2022 - 8 a.m. ET

ICA Campus FREE, no tickets required


Theatre, Featured Artist

"Othello", Interlochen Shakespeare Festival

Friday, July 1, 2022 - 8 p.m. ET

Upton-Morley Pavilion All Seats $36


Theatre, Featured Artist

"Othello", Interlochen Shakespeare Festival

Saturday, July 2, 2022 - 8 p.m. ET

Upton-Morley Pavilion All Seats $36