Highways Performance Space & Gallery
Organization in Residence
18th Street Arts
Highways Performance Space & Gallery is Southern California’s boldest center for new performance, film and visual art. In its 31st year, Highways continues to be an important alternative cultural center in Los Angeles that encourages radical artists from diverse communities to develop and present innovative new works. Described by the Los Angeles Times as “a hub of experimental theater, dance, solo drama and other multimedia performance,” Highways promotes the development of contemporary socially involved artists and art forms.
Their mission is to develop and present innovative performance, film and visual artists, promote interaction among people of diverse cultural backgrounds, and engage artists and the communities they serve in cross-cultural dialogues about social, cultural and artistic issues. Highways Performance Space & Gallery’s Executive Director is Leo Garcia and its Artistic Director is Patrick Kennelly.