Conexiones: Intercambio de Ideas! Idea Exchange: Programming Ideas for Latino Engagement, Tuesday August 30th, 10:30 am - 11:30 am. - JW Marriot Platinum E
Heather Rigby is a Los Angeles native and General Manager of Productions for the L.A. County Arts Commission at the Ford Theatres, a historic outdoor amphitheatre in Hollywood. She also manages the Arts Commission’s Free Concerts in Public Sites program which supports 80 free music events across Los Angeles County each season, and produces the L.A. County Holiday Celebration, a 3-hour live television event that celebrates the diverse traditions of communities across the region. She is passionate about valuing and integrating authentic community partnerships and direct arts participation into the presenting field and believes in the arts as a vehicle to experience everyday life, connect to personal and cultural modes of expression and build networks of community. Heather has a B.A. in Art History from Harvard University, an M.A. in Cultural Studies from Claremont Graduate University and serves on the boards of WAA and California Presenters.