Theatre Arts Division

Concentrations in Acting and Design/Tech as well as optional 1-week Musical Theatre extension

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Film & Video Division

Concentrations in Acting on Camera and Production/Screenwriting with a 2-Week Post-Production extension

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Debate Division

Policy style debate programs

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Join us for the National High School Institute's 90th Summer

Applications for Our 2021 Season Open November 5th, 2020!

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Theatre Arts Online Program

The NHSI Theatre Arts Division is Going Virtual for Summer 2021! Join us for a unique online learning experience that retains NHSI’s extraordinary training and supportive environment in a virtual setting. The program will continue to be an immersive exploration into the world of theatre and will give students a glimpse of the undergraduate…

Film & Video Online Program

  The NHSI Film and Video Institute is Going Virtual for Summer 2021!   To leverage the virtual landscape, NHSI is combining our Production and Screenwriting tracks in an effort to create a robust master class experience for our students. To see a sample schedule, click HERE. Dates On Camera Acting Program (3 weeks)…

Debate Division

Online Policy Debate for Current Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors Dates for 2021 Summer Season 6-week Program:  Friday, June 18th through Saturday, July 31st 4-week Program:  Monday, July 5th – Saturday, July 31st In light of the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19, Northwestern’s National High School Institute has elected to embrace an online instructional model for…

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