Now celebrating his 31st 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.
Lighting Designer/Production Manager
Laura E. Glover, Lighting Designer/Production Manager, in her 31sth 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. Ms. Glover was awarded a Creative Renewal Fellowship from the Arts Council of Indianapolis in 2001 and 2019, and holds an M.F.A. in Lighting Design from SUNY Purchase, where she studied with Brian MacDevitt and William Mintzer.
Rehearsal Director/Education Coordinator
Liberty Harris was a DK company dancer for fifteen years. In that time she realized her passion and gift for teaching DK repertory, and for leading DK education programs. In her current position, she is in the Dance Kaleidoscope Studios at CCIC with the company each day teaching and coaching the dancers as they rehearse. Liberty also helps shape and run DK’s education outreach programs, and the DK Kids public dance classes. Liberty is thankful for this position to help take DK to new heights and to share her passion for dance with younger generations.
Associate Artistic Director
Stuart Coleman is DK's associate artistic director and a company dancer. Stuart began dancing in Lynchburg, VA, as a student of Keith Lee and then at Virginia School of the Arts. He graduated cum laude from Butler University with dance departmental honors in 2014. Stuart has attended programs with Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Paul Taylor Dance Company and Ballet West. He has performed repertory by dance pantheons such as Martha Graham, Paul Taylor, Talley Beatty, and Nacho Duato. His choreography has been featured in concerts produced by Dance Kaleidoscope, Phoenix Rising Dance Company, Ballet Theatre of Indiana and Butler Ballet. The Arts Council of Indianapolis named Stuart a Robert D. Beckmann, Jr. Emerging Artist Fellow in 2015. Our 2021-22 season is Stuart's his 8th with Dance Kaleidoscope.
Stuart is sponsored by Dilling Group Real Estate.
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 and WFYI Productions.