Ernest Dillihay speaks with Ron Brewington on Actor’s Choice

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HOLLYWOOD, CA (September 20, 2018) — On Monday, September 24th at 11:00AM PST member, Cultural Legacy Project, LA Inner City Cultural Center, C. Bernard Jackson Memorial Library Ernest Dillihay talks with host Ron Brewington on “The Actor’s Choice.”

Ernest Dillihay

Dillihay is currently President of Arts Culture Entertainment (ACE), LLC, a special events program development, production marketing and promotions company with an interest in arts infrastructure real estate development in the urban cultural core. He is the former Performing Arts Director and Cultural Facilities Director for the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA).

As Performing Arts Director, Dillihay was responsible for supervising, Festival, Folk & Traditional Arts Programs and oversight of operations and productions at five city-owned theaters, (the Madrid Theatre, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Warner Grand Theatre, Nate Holden Performing Arts Center and the Vision Theatre).

As Cultural Facilities Director, he was property manager and project liaison for new construction, renovation, upgrades, maintenance/repairs, security and custodial services for 27 art centers, museums and galleries.

In addition to the five theaters, Dillihay assisted in the design, development and construction of the Charles Mingus Art Center in Watts, the Sun Valley Art Center and the Highland Park Youth Art Center among others.

Ron Brewington

He worked with Pulitzer Prize Award winner August Wilson’s African Grove Institute for the Arts (AGIA) and attended it’s first National Black Theater Summit, “On Golden Pond” in 1998; and is a Cable ACE award-winner; EMMY Award nominee; and an OVATION Award winner and an NAACP Image Award nominee as a theater producer.

Dillihay is a former executive board member of the Los Angeles Stage Alliance and Friends of the Vision Theater. He’s a Los Angeles Inner City Cultural Center board member and producer and writer for several Inner City Cultural Center award shows and celebrations.

He is a UCLA Ethnic Arts (B.A.) and Theatre Management (M.F.A.) graduate and a former National Endowment for the Arts and CORO Public Affairs and the Arts Program Fellow.

Dillihay is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

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