Felicia Rosenfeld has been purposefully involved in the performing arts and social justice communities for over 30 years.
As Executive Director of Dance Resource Center, the service organization for dance in the Greater Los Angeles Area from 2015-2018, Felicia professionalized a 30-year-old all-volunteer organization making it a leading example of an arts service nonprofit. Before DRC, Felicia worked at Pentacle (DanceWorks, Inc.) beginning as an intern in 1983, joining the Board in 1986, and then returning in 2002 as Director of Educational Programming, Director of Programming in 2006 and ultimately Co-Director until June 2015. While at Pentacle, Felicia established an LA office for eight years and oversaw infrastructure programming in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. For five years, Felicia practiced law in the areas of civil rights and intellectual property, and then served as Director of Product Development for Civic Research Institute, a publishing company focusing on the criminal justice and tax systems, for eight. In addition to her current work through FARconnector, Felicia serves as Community Advocate for Dance Resource Center.
Felicia has served as a panelist for the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, the LA County Arts Commission and the Santa Monica Department of Cultural Affairs. She served on the Dance/USA Board of Trustees for six years (helping create and co-chairing the Committee on Equity, Inclusion and Diversity), as well as on boards and committees for multiple arts, educational and social service organizations including Pentacle, Show Box LA, The Ford Theater Connector Council, New York City Department of Education’s committee on the dance section of the New York City Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts, New Roads School, Trash for Teaching, WAA 2016 Conference Host Committee and Wilshire Boulevard Temple’s Karsh Social Service Center.
Felicia currently serves on the Board of Directors of Arts for LA and of Koreatown Youth and Community.