Indiana University and the Bloomington community are rich in cultural opportunities, offering our students a variety of options to engage, volunteer, and perform. With several community theatres, student groups, dance companies, and performing arts spaces, you can enhance your academic path with extracurricular experiences.
Community performance opportunities
There are numerous community opportunities for auditions and volunteer engagement in theatre, drama, music, and dance. Explore some of the arts organizations in Bloomington:
Sketch comedy + improv
The enormous popularity of sketch comedy and improvisation is alive on campus and in our community. Check out various groups or consider starting one of your own: Midnight Snack Comedy, Backdoor Comedy, Awkward Silence Comedy, Full Frontal Comedy, and All Sorts of Trouble for the Boy in the Bubble. Why just sit there when comedy can be such a powerful cathartic outlet?
Interested in film? The Indiana Student Cinema Guild brings together film producers, directors, writers, actors, and film enthusiasts.
The Performing Arts Community in Read Residence Hall brings together students interested in theatre, music, and dance. Members attend movies, operas, and theatrical productions, and annually travel to artistic hubs in the United States.
Explore beINvolved to connect with any of the 750+ student organizations that already exist, or to start a new one.