Illinois State's performance organizations assist in providing a creative outlet for their members.
Contact: Maryah Person
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: Christopher Gumban
This organization will educate its members on the foundations of a cappella music and entertain audiences through performances.
Contact: Hunter Stromquist
Promotes glove, orbit, poi, and freehand lightshows as an art, dance, and form of entertainment in a positive environment.
Contact: Vanessa Cozzone
To serve as a creative outlet while executing our passion for dance, establishing long-lasting friendships, and developing our leadership qualities for future endeavors.
Contact: Kelly A Kurian
The Bollywood Dance team is open to all students interested in dancing Bollywood choreography and learning new dance styles.
Contact: Gina Cleveland
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.
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.
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: John Jadrich
The first mixed A Cappella group at ISU is composed of 13 singers that sing and perform all different styles of music.
Contact: Amber Melville
This organization provides a comfortable place for students to express their creativity and love for performance through dance.
Contact: Theresa Kniepmann
Confident, passionate dancers from all backgrounds express themselves through jazz, hip hop, lyrical, and contemporary dance.
Contact: Chloe Nowicki or Alec Rigik
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: Kiara Cybel Irizarry
This organization will increase awareness of and provide opportunities for students to explore theatre performances written by Latin Americans and that address the Latin American viewpoint.
Contact: Phoebe McLean
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: Sarah Ford
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: Samuel Rosenfeld
It shall be the purpose of Playback Theatre to find and share the red thread (similarities) between all individuals through improvised theater / storytelling.
Contact: Jessica Atkins
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: Ashley Arneson
ISU's Premiere Woman's A Cappella Group
Contact: Lauren O'Neil
This organization will form a community while sharing the knowledge and appreciation for the art form of tap dancing.
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: Emily Kinasz
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: Mattison Brown
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.