Idyllwild Arts Academy

Residential Arts High School

Changing Lives Through the Transformative Power of Art

The Idyllwild Arts Academy is the country’s premier and internationally-acclaimed residential arts high school (9th-12th; PG) (September through May) 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 / 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.


Looking to apply to the Idyllwild Arts Academy? Learn about our admission process and everything you need to know about joining the Idyllwild Arts Academy community of young artist from around the world.