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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Inspired by the theme “Food, Glorious Food!”, the event features an instrument smorgasbord, guest performers from Traverse City East and West Middle Schools, and self-guided tours of Interlochen's community garden.
Theatre artist and educator Dana Edell discusses her new book on activist theatre and how Interlochen prepared her to make a difference through art.
The school’s new and visiting teaching artists include Broadway veteran Justin Lee Miller, playwright Oren Safdie, former Minnesota Orchestra concertmaster Jorja Fleezanis, and indie rock band Fun. member Andrew Dost.