LAPD is my favorite theater in America.

Peter Sellars, Theater, Opera and Festival Director

For this LAPD, the weapons are words.

LA Times, 2005

Best Creators of Politically Essential Art Shows


Los Angeles Poverty Department thanks our fabulous donors:

Michael Alexander, Michael Alexander and Catherine Gudis, Marcia C. Anawalt, Julia Carnahan, Echo Park Film Center, Chris Cohen, Stephen Cooper, Clancy Cornell, Simone Forti, Gwelenne Gallimard, Enrico Gnaulati, Bill Gordh, Byron Gross & Rickie Tovim, Melanie Hedlund, Austin Hines, Grainger Hines, Theresa Hwang, John Jablonski, Larry Lavin, John Malpede and Henriëtte Brouwers, Isa-Kae Meksin, Nancy Mintie, Laura Owens, Luis Perez, Bill Viola and Kira Perov, Michelle Phillips, Sheila Pinkel, Tanbir Hossain Sajib, Barbara Smith, Virginia Wexman, Jonas Wood.


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