Interlochen Arts Academy Having End-Of-Year Festival

It’s an exciting time of the year for students, school is ending and plenty of graduations to celebrate! The Interlochen Arts Academy will be having an End-of Year Festival and commencement ceremony showcasing student performances and presentations from the Interlochen website starting Wednesday, May 26, through Friday, May 28.

The Festival will feature creative writing, dance, film, music, interdisciplinary arts, theatre, and visual arts. The students have really put their all into this even after having a rough year with Covid. Some of the highlights will include a collaborative performance of Jonathan Dove’s “Figures in the Garden” produced and performed by music, dance, and film students; a fully staged production of the classic ballet Swan Lake; original songs performed by singer-songwriting students; performances by the Arts Academy Orchestra, Choir, and jazz ensembles; readings by creative writing students; and a musical theatre showcase performed by theatre majors.

Following Festival, the Arts Academy’s 2021 commencement ceremony will be livestreamed on May 29 at 10 a.m. on their webpage HERE.

The commencement ceremony will feature a special guest, Sydney James Harcourt. He is a Grammy Award-winning Broadway performer, film and television star, and Interlochen alumnus.

The Festival will start at 3 p.m. on Wednesday May 26. For more information on a detailed schedule of the Festival, CLICK HERE. Screen Shot 2021 05 25 At 84956 Pm

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