Executive Board Member, Treasurer
Curtis Stage, Executive Board Member, Treasurer is the current Chair of Arts, Media, and Performance and Professor of Media Arts, Cinema & Photography at Los Angeles Mission College. He has been teaching at Southern California institutions of higher learning for over 20 years where he has been integral part of building relationships between colleges, students, and the surrounding communities. Curtis has built educational pathways from LAUSD, to college and then to career and has served as lead faculty on one of the largest Technology in Education Pathway grants in county history (LA HiTech/LA Chamber of Commerce/Mayors Office). Curtis also owned and directed a Multimedia Production company which produced broadcast commercials, documentaries, motion graphics, and websites. Currently, Curtis works in Multimedia Production on a freelance basis as a recognized professional Photographer and doing post-production and motion, camera operation, and web app/web interface design. Clients have included: Academy Awards, Emmy’s, Screen Actors Guild Awards, The Golden Globe Awards, MGM Studios, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Touchstone Pictures/ILM, Suissa-Miller, and Sierra Club. Curtis also produced and co-hosted the Best Coast Show sports show. Mr. Stage also shows photographic art internationally with Durden and Ray gallery in Los Angeles.