The Music Center

Rachel S. Moore is President and CEO of The Music Center, Los Angeles’ premier performing arts center. In that capacity, she leads the $70 million company that manages The Music Center campus and operates and programs Grand Park on behalf of the County of Los Angeles. Moore also oversees The Music Center’s work as presenter and curator of programming, including its internationally acclaimed dance series, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, as well as a number of innovative programs, events and activities that are introducing new audiences to the performing arts. Additionally, she guides The Music Center’s multi-faceted arts education initiatives, which reach over 600,000 children and youth all over Southern California.

Moore joined The Music Center from American Ballet Theatre (ABT), one of the world’s great dance companies, where she served as CEO since 2011 and as its executive director since 2004. She is credited with transforming ABT’s brand, securing recognition for the company by the United States Congress as “America’s National Ballet Company” in 2005. Moore comes from the performing arts, having danced with ABT as a member of its corps de ballet from 1984-1988.

Moore served on the advisory committee for the Los Angeles County Equity and Inclusion Initiative, which developed recommendations to enhance the participation and leadership of individuals from underrepresented communities in the arts and served on the board of the LA 2028 Olympic Games Bid Committee. Currently, Moore serves on the Executive Committee of the Central City Association of Los Angeles, as an officer and trustee of the Economic Club of New York, as a member of the Los Angeles Coalition for Jobs & Economy, on the Board of Advisors of Project STEP and on the Brown University Arts Advisory Council.

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