MFA, Yale School of Drama; BA, Barnard College
Laura Zucker is the Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, which fosters excellence, diversity, vitality, understanding, and accessibility of the arts in Los Angeles County. Encompassing 88 municipalities and providing leadership in cultural services, the Arts Commission funds 380 nonprofit arts organizations, implements Arts for All, the regional initiative dedicated to restoring arts education to 81 public school districts, programs and operates the Ford Theatres, funds the largest arts internship program in the country, and manages the County’s civic art policy. The Arts Commission produces free community programs, including the LA County Holiday Celebration for public television. Zucker also serves on the board of Grantmakers in the Arts.