Now celebrating his 27th season with DK, Artistic Director David Hochoy is truly an international ambassador. David Hochoy was born in Trinidad, West Indies. After receiving a B. Sc. at McGill University in Montreal, where he began studying for a career as a doctor, he continued his graduate work in theatre earning an M.A. in directing from Penn State. It was there, at age 20, David took his first dance class and discovered his true love of dance.
David is sponsored in memory of Julian Littleford by Carol Mead and Louise & Park Carmon.
Resident Lighting Designer
Laura E. Glover, Lighting Designer/Production Manager, in her 27th season with DK, owns international acclaim for her lighting with Dance Kaleidoscope, Ballets de San Juan, Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre and Taylor 2. Ms. Glover is also the Resident Lighting Designer for the Phoenix Theatre, a company member of the Indianapolis Shakespeare Company as well as having lighted productions for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Time For Three, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Butler Ballet, and the Indianapolis Mens Chorus. Her dance lighting includes over 100 world premieres and the reconstruction of the lighting of Jean Rosenthal, Thomas Skelton, Jennifer Tipton, and David Finley. In 2001, she was awarded a Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship from the Arts Council of Indianapolis and holds an M.F.A. in Lighting Design from SUNY Purchase, where she studied with Brian MacDevitt and William Mintzer.
Laura Glover is sponsored by Mark & Ann Varnau.
Rehearsal Director and Education Coordinator
Liberty Harris was a DK dancer for fifteen years. In that time she realized her passion and gift for teaching DK repertory and for leading education programs. In her current position, she is in the studios with the company each day teaching and coaching the dancers as they rehearse. Liberty also helps shape and run DK’s education outreach programs, DK Kids and adult public dance classes. Liberty is thankful for this position to help take Dance Kaleidoscope to new heights and to share her passion for dance with younger generations.
Liberty is sponsored by Richard & Amy Harrison.
Michael Lamirand, Sound Designer
Michael S. Drury, Technical Director
Michele Hankins, Wardobe Manager
Photographs on this site were taken by Drew Endicott Photography, Crowe's Eye Photography, Chris Crawl, Freddie Kelvin and Gray Dragon Photography.
Performance footage was shot by Chris Lingner.