The Idyllwild Arts Academy is the country’s premier and internationally-acclaimed residential arts high school which provides pre-professional training in the arts and a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum to a diverse student body of gifted young artists. Idyllwild Arts Academy’s 300 students hail from more than 30 countries and pursue artistic excellence in Music, Theatre, Dance, Visual Art, Creative Writing, Film & Digital Media, InterArts, and Fashion Design. Graduates of Idyllwild Arts Academy currently excel in every professional field of the arts including Broadway theatre, primetime television, classical and jazz music, motion pictures, graphic design, photography and more.
Idyllwild Arts Academy is the #1 private arts school in the United States and we are the only boarding arts school on the west coast.
Idyllwild Arts Academy is nestled in the San Jacinto mountains and is only two hours away from San Diego and Los Angeles. School offers a library, a performing arts theater, a concert hall and an outdoor amphitheater.
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