• Cherubs Cinema Contest

    Check out the winners!
    The National High School Institute (NHSI) at Northwestern University is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which brings together outstanding high school students, known as “Cherubs,” for intense, immersive summer programming in the studies of Debate, Film & Video, and Theatre Arts. Click Here for more information on the Film & Video Program, and …

  • Theatre Arts

    Theatre Arts, Design/Tech – June 26th – July 30th, 2016
    Musical Theatre Extension – July 31st – August 13th, 2016
    Our Theatre Arts Division is an immersive, hands-on exploration into stage performance and production.  A rigorous combination of classes and rehearsals provide students with a challenging and inspiring learning environment every day for 5 weeks.  Working with professional theatre …

  • Film & Video

    The Film & Video Program Runs June 26th – July 30th, 2016
    “Collaboration” and “Story” are the pillars that guide our curriculum development, with a strong emphasis on the “making” aspect of film-making.

  • Debate Institute

    6 Week Program – June 25-August 6, 2016
    4 Week Program – July 9-August 6, 2016
    2 Week Public Forum Program – June 25-July 8, 2016
    1 Week Program – July 1-July 8, 2016

    The Northwestern Debate Institute is an unequaled living-learning experience for high school debaters. The institute will provide an intensive and comprehensive summer debate experience that will prepare …

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