The Company

Puccini People solos

Dance Kaleidoscope is Indiana’s longest-performing dance organization and began as a program of Arts for Learning in 1973. The 13-member professional contemporary dance company under Artistic Director David Hochoy presents unparalleled performances featuring diverse and challenging repertory along with guest artists. At its new artistic home and studio located on the Near East Side, the organization offers pre-professional training and classes in a wide variety of dance styles for all ages and abilities. Each season, community engagement programs serve schools and organizations and provide ways for more people to discover the art of dance. 

Our Mission:
To inspire, educate and entertain through the experience of outstanding contemporary dance.

  • To create, produce and maintain a repertoire of outstanding dance by internationally recognized choreographers.
  • To strengthen and broaden the understanding and appreciation of contemporary dance.
  • To develop and sustain diverse audiences.
  • To provide access and exposure to dance through arts education.
  • To be a cultural ambassador of the Indianapolis community and the State of Indiana  


Dance Students DK Studios

Teaching the Next Generation
The art of dance is an important tool for children's education, so DK offers public dance classes at the Dance Kaleidoscope Studios and digital and in-person programs for Indianapolis-area schools.
Kids and Pre-Professional Classes
Adult Dance Classes

Collaboration Indianpolis Chamber Orchestra

Photos by Freddie Kelvin and Crowe's Eye Photography.