Request for Proposals for the Management, Operations, Programming, and Engagement of the Vision Theatre and Manchester Junior Arts Center
LA's Department of Cultural Affairs is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified business/nonprofit entity, with proven experience in venue management, festival production, and performing arts producing and curation with emphasis on: technical stagecraft; concert booking/contracting/presenting; arts/venue management; community engagement/youth development; arts education; and facilities maintenance and stewardship to manage and operate the Vision Theatre /Manchester Junior Arts Center in the vibrant and historic Leimert Park Village neighborhood in South Los Angeles, Council District 10.
Proposers must have proven experience in strong financial management, events marketing, ticketing, artist services, audience services, security, scheduling, parking, technical direction, and customer service. Because of Proposition K mandates, Proposers must also have proven experience in: curriculum development; hands-on training for youth and cultural development; the creation of a wide range of public programs that support youth development, performance opportunities, training, and skill building; job creation; and creative entrepreneurship with an emphasis on the performing arts, stagecraft, and production/technical programs.
Deadline: December 17, 2021 at 11:45 p.m.
Potential proposers must register on the City of Los Angeles Business Assistance Virtual Network (LABAVN) to obtain the RFP document and any updates: labavn.org