LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles Theatre Center (LATC) has named Jorge Sciupac managing director of both LATC and the Latino Theater Company. Sciupac will work with artistic director Jose Luis Valenzuela in overseeing the development and execution of LATC’s strategic plan. In addition, he will manage the day-to-day operations, sales and marketing, fund development, and financial reporting.
“Jorge is not new to the Los Angeles Theatre Center,” said board member Diane Medina in a statement. “As a consultant with Taproot Foundation, he provided training to our board of directors on strategic planning and board development. His extensive experience in managing operations, marketing for non-profit organizations and his commitment to the LATC’s mission will be invaluable to our continued success and growth.”
Sciupac is the founder of PARTNERGIES, an agency dedicated to bridging gaps and building teams within organizations. He is an author, speaker, and business facilitator who promotes engaging techniques to strengthen world-class organizations. Sciupac has managed more than 195 projects and businesses, each worth more than $1 million. He holds an MBA from the Anderson School at University of California—Los Angeles, a Masters in business history from Pepperdine University, a Masters in psychology from Santa Monica University, and a Masters in both architecture and engineering and a PhD in urban planning from the University of Buenos Aires.
“After so many years working in the corporate world, I am ready to channel my experience and dedicate the rest of my career to people and organizations that make a difference in the community of Los Angeles,” said Sciupac in a statement. “My mission is to help continue the development of the LATC as a thriving and innovative world class stage for emerging multicultural events, a place where all communities can gather, feel safe, dialogue and learn from one another.”