Illinois State's performance organizations assist in providing a creative outlet for their members.
Contact: Issa Hollis
The purpose of this organization is to provide a creative venue for young dancers to showcase their capabilities and to unite students that share a common interest that may have otherwise been divided by social boundaries.
Contact: Riley Naughton
This organization will educate its members on the foundations of a cappella music and entertain audiences through performances.
Contact: Jerrisha Holmes
It is the goal of AceGroov to provide an opportunity for dancers to receive training in various styles of dance.
Contact: Hunter Stromquist
Promotes glove, orbit, poi, and freehand lightshows as an art, dance, and form of entertainment in a positive environment.
Contact: Kelly A Kurian
The Bollywood Dance team is open to all students interested in dancing Bollywood choreography and learning new dance styles.
Contact: Da'Mara Smith
Educate and communicate the ISU community about black works, from different playwrights to actors, and to create a space of safety, security, and understanding for African American students and allies.
Contact: Zach Buckley
Exploring the elements of Capoeira, an African-Brazilian art form, members learn the elements of dance, fight, acrobatics, and music through weekly movement and music classes.
Contact: Solaiman Jamisolamin
This organization is devoted to bringing further interest in classical guitarby exposing students to a variety of ideas and perspectives from both professional musicians and their peers.
Contact: Russell Zillman
The first mixed A Cappella group at ISU is composed of 13 singers that sing and perform all different styles of music.
Contact: Rhoda Roberts
The purpose of this organization is to provide an opportunity for all Illinois State students to become a part of a string orchestra, which would regularly rehearse and perform string orchestra repertoire, and provide a chance for undergraduate members to lead and conduct a string orchestra.
Contact: Kristen Crawford
This organization provides a comfortable place for students to express their creativity and love for performance through dance.
Contact: Madison Misheck
Confident, passionate dancers from all backgrounds express themselves through jazz, hip hop, lyrical, and contemporary dance.
Contact: Griffin Forberg
Through the art of improvisation, students perform weekly shows, lead training workshops, compete nationally, and develop new forms of Improvisation.
Contact: Phoebe McLean
This organization celebrates and worships through song and provides students with an opportunity to meet new people, develop new talents, broaden their interests, and constructively volunteer their leisure time.
Contact: Dejohne Carter
As the first student run dance organization on the campus NOIR demonstrates a variety of dance styles including ballet, jazz, tap, modern, spiritual, hip-hop, and African.
Contact: Nathan Pranger
This studio based group teaches certain forms of comedy and works together in the sessions to create and understand the craft.
Contact: Sydney Waleski
This organization performs and promotes acapella jazz music.
Contact: Jennifer Patterson
This organization’s purpose shall be to educate students on modeling techniques, fashion, and synchronized runway.
Contact: Joshua Harris
It shall be the purpose of Playback Theatre to find and share the red thread (similarities) between all individuals through improvised theater / storytelling.
Contact: Anna Peterson
Bringing people together to express their true love for dance, this organization focuses on lyrical, jazz, and hip-hop, but gives members the opportunity to choreograph their own dances with many different styles.
Contact: Alana Washington
The purpose of Red Elite Dancing Dolls to perform majorette/poms style dances, participate in community service, and stay in good standing academically.
Contact: Mary Wood
To entertain and bring happiness to children by reading to them.
Contact: Andrea McAfee
This organization provides opportunities to further the education of saxophone students in the areas of knowledge, performance and service to the saxophone community.
Contact: Samantha Biga
ISU's Premiere Woman's A Cappella Group
Contact: Dyrell Ashley
To promote the beauty, power, and strength of acapella music in the form of a female empowered group.
Contact: Devon Rodlunch
With the motto of: Dare to Suck, students have the opportunity to express themselves, through music, poetry and any way they choose.
Contact: Abbie Brenner
Allows all ISU students to use theatre as a vessel to raise awareness about important social issues.
Contact: Jessica L. White
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) focuses on racial justice, LGBTQ+ justice, economic justice, and immigrant justice. The Womanist Ideal: A Performance plans to highlight the SPLC’s main objectives and teach through performances.
Contact: Amanda Campbell
This advanced hip-hop group is designed to expand the members’ talent and passion for the art through choreography and directing.
Contact: James Angeletti
This dance group provides pre-professional and professional opportunities through leadership and creativity.