Dance Kaleidoscope opened the doors of its own studios on Indy’s Near East Side in August 2020. Indiana’s longest-running professional contemporary dance company now after 49 years, has a home of its own. Our beautiful, airy, 13,000 square foot state-of-the-art dance center is also an inclusive and welcoming center for the Indianapolis community, and a home for you.
Since 2015, DK’s professional dancers have been teaching year-round classes for all ages and abilities from the youngest dancer on tippy toes to pre-professional students who want to learn the Graham Technique. There is a place for you at Dance Kaleidoscope Studios!
DK grew out of an educational program with Arts for Learning Indiana: Voice of the Arts (formerly Young Audiences of Indiana), the local chapter of the national arts organization that supports arts in education and has maintained a partnership with Arts for Learning throughout its history. Through its educational programs, the company has performed in hundreds of schools throughout Indiana and the country and annually presents dozens of student matinees and workshops that serve thousands of school children. A compelling aspect for DK’s education programs is its firm belief that the art of dance is an important tool for our children’s education and their ability to learn.
To inspire, educate and entertain through the experience of outstanding contemporary dance.
1125 E. Brookside Ave., Suite D5, Indianapolis, IN 46202
An interactive lecture/demonstration that is designed to introduce students of all ages to the basic elements of dance. The Dance Show explores shapes, space, patterns and rhythm through short dances, designed and choreographed to focus on each specific element. Dancers, with the help of audience members demonstrate the various elements and perform examples to a wide range of music.
Focusing on dance as a form of communication children observe how emotion can affect movement and how the spoken word can be used as ‘music’, drawing a parallel between poetic language and dramatic movement…adding a clear example of the story-telling nature of dance.
(317) 925-4043 ext. 114
Mutually agreed upon
Gymnasium, Multi-purpose room, auditorium.
Schools, community centers, theatres, churches