The goal of the Department of Cultural Affairs is to enhance the quality of life for Los Angeles' 3.9 million residents and 25.1 million annual visitors.

We accomplish this goal by generating and supporting high quality arts and cultural experiences. We ensure access to those experiences through grant making, marketing, development, communication, and building relationships with our community partners. Our challenge is to be a catalyst for the delivery of art, culture, and heritage to every neighborhood in the City of Los Angeles.


The Los Angeles County Arts Commission fosters excellence, diversity, vitality, understanding and accessibility of the arts in Los Angeles County. The Commission provides leadership in cultural services for the County, including information and resources for the community, artists, educators, arts organizations and municipalities.

There are over 2,800 arts organizations and 150,000 working artists in the County of Los Angeles, creating the largest concentration of arts activity in the United States.


The League of Allied Arts supports and advocates for artists and arts, presents cultural enrichment programs in the community, raises funds and annually awards scholarships to Los Angeles-area, African American high school senior and college freshmen-arts students in all forms of the arts.

ExperienceLA is a unique partnership of public and private sponsors and over 2,000 actively contributing arts and cultural organizations.  This collaboration exists to provide Los Angeles residents and visitors with a free public service and online resource about the wealth of art and cultural attractions in the greater Los Angeles area.  With information on Los Angeles destinations and events including maps, itineraries, and public transit, ExperienceLA hopes to bring access to, awareness of, and participation in the breadth and depth of Los Angeles culture as well as its public transportation system.

3AMSOUND Multimedia provides a myriad of artist and media services from websites and demo reels, to production sound design. Clients include Towne Street Theatre, Disney's 50th Anniversary, Hallmark, The Stax Museum, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Miss America Pageant, Musical Theatre For Kids, Comedy Central, Fame, Gladys Knight, Kim Mayans, Patrice Rushen and Marilyn McCoo.

Crimson T-shirt sells personalized t-shirts and other artistic paraphernalia in order to raise funds for White Cane Productions, which is a production company that helps people with disabilities enter into mainstream entertainment. White Cane Productions showcases the disabled in innovative stories, representing them as more provocative, conflicted and humorous people. The good intentions of my company are reflected in our name, which was inspired by my experiences working with the blind. Our first screenplay is entitled "Fade Out," and stars a lead character who struggles with blindness and a dramatic family history. It's time for people with disabilities to be shown as beautiful, enviable and dynamic!
Now in our 49th year, Company of Angels holds the distinction of being the oldest repertory theater in Los Angeles. We are a dues-free company and our members alternate duties as producer, actor, designer, technician, and director. Always dedicated to the exploration of a diversity of perspectives, Company of Angels is uniquely multi-cultural with members reflecting the various ethnic groups which make up the City of Los Angeles including African-American, Asian, Caucasian, Latino and South Asian.

Organized in 1978 as s support group for women in the arts, WIT is dedicated to promoting positive images of women and empowering theatre arts professionals through performance, education, net-working, service and outreach in Southern California.


Our mission is to present the finest in classical, contemporary, and emerging American theatre through the lens of the artist of color. With passion and conviction, Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble uses the power of theatre to explore the depths of the human condition; transform community consciousness; and provide a forum for its audiences. Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble calls for the highest quality in production values, delivering consummate artistry to the Greater Los Angeles community.



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PROJECT1VOICE is a national grassroots movement designed to support and cultivate artistic excellence, creativity and innovation among African-American theatre organizations. Along with preserving the legacies of these theaters and those of African-American playwrights. It is our mission to engage people of every age with a continuum of experiences that reflect the virtuosity, creative and inclusive spirit of the arts.

PROJECT1VOICE was created by Erich McMillan-McCall in 2010 after observing that many theater organizations around the country were financially strapped and barely getting keep afloat in this harsh economic climate. The problem was magnified even more more among historically African-American theater organizations, which have been the mainstay of employment for many minority theater professionals.


Established in 1990, The Complex is the heart of Hollywood's Theater Row. We offer performance, rehearsal, class and audition space for rental as well as accommodations for showcases and film shoots, film screenings and staged readings.

Many independent classes are offered at the Complex. From Improv to On Camera, from Method to Mime our instructors run the gamut! Find a class to satisfy your artist within ... Visit The Complex and discover “Hollywood’s Theatre District under one roof.”


From Memorial Day, May 27, through June 2, 2013, theatres around the world participated in Gun Control Theatre Action Week — a week dedicated to raising awareness and participation in the discussion on gun control measures.

Featuring 24 new plays, the series offers an open engagement to artists everywhere, free of charge.

Gun Control Theatre Action