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Spotlight 2012: “Seeing Red” at Clowes Hall, May 7

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Spotlight 2012

Spotlight 2012. Image provided by the event organizers and used with written permission.

By Lisa Sirkin Vielee
On behalf of Spotlight 2012

On Monday, May 7, 2012, the performing arts community will come together to stage one night of music, dance, theater and singing performances. This is the only time in 2012 this eclectic line-up of performers will all be on one Indianapolis stage.

Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University will host Spotlight 2012: Seeing Red, which begins at 7:30 p.m.  Under the direction of David Hochoy, nationally recognized artistic director of Dance Kaleidoscope, the full powerhouse line-up includes:

Actors Theatre of Indiana
Asia LaBouche of “The Ladies of Legend at Talbott Street”
Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre
Brenda Williams and the Pride of Indy Jazz Ensemble
Butler Ballet
Dance Kaleidoscope
The Fourth Wall Ensemble
Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre
Indiana Repertory Theatre
Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra
Indianapolis Children’s Choir
Indianapolis Opera

Indianapolis Men’s Chorus
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Kenyetta’ Dance Company
Meridian Song Project
Nicholas Owens Dance Company
The Phoenix Theatre
Tasha Jones, Poet
Transient Music Festival

Tickets are $15 and $115 and will be available at the Clowes Hall box office (317-940-6444), by calling 800-982-2787, at all Ticketmaster locations or  The $115 VIP ticket includes a pre-performance reception at 5:30 p.m. and a ticket to the Artist AfterGlow party immediately following the performance.

All proceeds from Spotlight 2012: Seeing Red will benefit the Indiana AIDS Fund, a program of The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis. The net fundraising goal for Spotlight 2012 is $425,000.

Presenting sponsors for Spotlight 2012 include Christel DeHaan Family Foundation; Randy Deer and Wayne Zink; The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis; and WFYI.  Visit for more information.

Editor’s Acknowledgment: Gracie Communications.