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The Directors


Tom and Ruth Ketcham

The Founders


Tom and Ruth Ketcham -  In the 1990’s, Tom and Ruth's hearts broke  for at risk youth when their son became involved in drugs and gangs.,.  As a result, in 2000, they started Red 12, a group of young urban artists , trained for the Kingdom of God..  Tom, a licensed minister and graduate of Christ for the Nations, now wears many hats; including studio builder and administrator of our many projects.  Ruth is an, author, playwright, poet, and mentor.

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Ivery D Sample

Dance Director 

Ivery D Sample - At 13, Ivery was one of the founding members of Red 12,  From Ecuador, to LA to Atlanta, he became a standout, not only in artistic ability, but in developing leadership. At 18 he took the position of Choreographer and Director of our Dance Department and he hasn't stopped yet.. Ivery is a triple threat in music, drama and dance. His love and understanding of urban youth makes his passion for dance contagious. 

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Tim Butler

Director of  Music and Drama 

Timothy Butler- A graduate of Howard university, TIm is aHusband/father,, Grant Writer,  Minster, Playwright, Singer/Songwriter, Actor, and Dancer-  He has written and directed 3 original stage productions. He has studied voice under the vocal coach, Andrea Thornock, and vocal performance at Victory Bible College of Worship., and danced with choreographers, Shayna and Adam Acosta..

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Kelsee Wingard

Dance Instructor

Kelsee Wingard - Kelsee Wingard has danced professionally in ballet and contemporary productions such as Carmen, Nutcracker, Cinderella and The Ugly Duckling. . She has experienced teaching classes and leading workshops for ballet and creative movement,.  She is also trained in jazz, modern and hip hop.  

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Teresha Ozovehe

Dance Instructor

Teresha Ozovehe- Music, especially jazz soul music was the rhythm that sparked tap and poetic rhymes throughout Teresha's life’s journey. She is a writer, poet, dancer and vocalist.  A Detroit native, she is a graduate of Victory Bible College-School of Worship 2013 and 2021 pursuing  Bachelors of Liberal Arts Studies at ORU.

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