What does Spotlight Productions do?

We bring anything from musicians, comedians, speakers, and entertainment acts to the students. On top of that, we carry on campus traditions and are responsible for the weekly movies that are shown at the movie theater inside of Kirkhof (movie schedule). Past acts include:

MusiciansChris Webby, Mayday Parade, The Maine, The Postelles, Jeddy Rae, Justin Moore, Mike Posner, Chris Cab, Steve Aoki, David Nail, The Henningsens, Sam Hunt

Comedians: Amy Schumer, Eddie Ifft, Chad Daniels, Sam Comroe, Hal Sparks, Paul Varghese, Chris Killian

Entertainment acts: Dakaboom, Xclusive, Magician Nate Staniforth, Magician James David, Human Ipod John Rush, Mission IMPROVable

Spotlight Productions also upholds events that have grown into traditions over the years such as:

Last Laker Standing:  A stand-up comedy competition where students are pitted against one another, for prizes, to see who will be the funniest and who will be the last Laker standing.

Tom DeLuca: Renowned hypnotist unleashes his hypnosis power on students which is nothing short of entertaining and hilarious.

Rocky Horror Picture Show:  A live, interactive showing of the rocky horror picture show with all the confetti, rice, and rain included!

Who can join?

Every major is welcome. If you want to be a part of Spotlight Productions and do what we do, than we'd love to have you! We invite anyone of all majors to come and join. 

Does it cost anything to join?

There are no membership fees associated with Spotlight Productions. It is completely free to join. The only cost(s) associated with Spotlight Productions is a organization T-shirt, which is usually around $10.

How does Spotlight Productions work?

Spotlight  Productions work like most organizations do on campus. We have a President, a Vice-President, VP of Finace, VP of Marketing, VP of Records all of which are considered the executive board (E-board).

In addition to the E-board there are three (3) committees; Music, Comedy, and E.T.C (Events and Traditions Committee) all of which have their own Chairs.

Music committee books and handles all bands, musical artists, and is in charge of 'Open Mic Night' located in lower Kirkhof in Area 51.

Comedy committee books, organizes, and handles all the comedians that come to campus.

Events and Traditions committee (E.T.C) books and handles the various entertainment acts, speakers, and other events that we bring to campus

When and Where are the meetings?

Meetings are held in Kirkhof center every Monday at 9pm.  Specific room locations can vary depending on reservations of rooms by other organizations but they always take place in Kirkhof Center.

Why should I join Spotlight Productions?

Because it's fun! We get to decide, organize, book, and present various acts whether it be musicians (solo or band),  comedians, entertainment acts, and other interesting speakers.

Plus, it's a great experience. You meet and get to know people on campus and get to be a part of concerts, and comedic shows, and any other event we bring to campus.

How do I join Spotlight Productions?

It's as easy as coming to one of our meetings. Just show up and say you're interested in   joining. 

What is Spotlight Productions all about?

(Preamble from the Constitution of Spotlight Productions):

We the people of Spotlight Productions are sincerely interested in the benefit of all students on campus through our activities. In the spirit of programming we will strive to better not only our organization, but also the Grand Valley State University community. We hope to do so by maintaining strong communication lines between all members of our organization, other organizations on campus, and members of the Grand Valley State University community.


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