auditions for the 2024/2025 season

Dance Kaleidoscope is seeking versatile dance artists for our 2024/2025 season. Dancers should have a strong foundation in a variety of techniques to support contemporary dance exploration in a collaborative work environment. 

Dance Kaleidoscope will hold an invitation only audition in Indianapolis, IN, on March 9 & 10, 2024. 

Audition applications will be open Friday, January 5, through Friday, January 19, at 11:59PM


  • 40 Week Contract to begin in July 2024
  • 4 weeks of home performances
  • Additional local and national performances possible
  • Choreographic Opportunities for Company Dancers 


  • 7 Paid Sick/Personal Days
  • 15 Paid Holidays (Labor Day, Thanksgiving week, Wed. to Fri., 2 week Christmas break, either MLK Jr. Day or Presidents Day)
  • Paid bonus for home performance weeks
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Complimentary Physical Therapy

Part 1: video + material submission

  • Headshot
  • Resume
  • Dance Shot (optional)
  • Video not to exceed 4 minutes
  • In-studio footage preferred demonstrating combination/phrase work
  • Improvisation 
  • One performance excerpt. Highly edited excerpts are discouraged. 

part 2: Invitation Only Audition

(Schedule subject to change)

March 9

  • 10AM Ballet Class
  • 11:45AM Repertory
  • 1:30PM Lunch 
  • 2:15PM Repertory
  • 4:00PM End of Day


March 10

  • 10AM Contemporary Jazz
  • 11:45AM Partnering
  • 1:30PM Lunch/Q&A with Artistic Staff
  • 2:30PM End of Day

About the company

Over the past five decades, Dance Kaleidoscope has been Indiana’s premiere contemporary dance company providing world class performances in our home city of Indianapolis and across the United States. Newly appointed Artistic Director Joshua Blake Carter is committed to presenting diverse choreographic voices of today, continuing to push boundaries while making contemporary dance accessible to all.

Dance Kaleidoscope, where legacy and what’s next collide.