Laura Weiss joined the staff of the Maryland State Arts Council in 2019. Previous to MSAC, Laura has 13 years of non-profit arts management experience as a long-time staff member at Everyman Theatre in Baltimore. During her tenure at Everyman, she served in multiple roles including Associate Director of Marketing and Media Relations, Special Assistant to the Artistic and Managing Directors, and Development Operations Manager. Laura holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Musical Theatre from The Catholic University of America. She is a Baltimore area native, having grown up in Towson and attending Carver Center for Arts and Technology for high school. The arts have always played in important role in Laura's life, and she is proud to support individual artists and arts organizations across the State in her role as Program Director for Arts Services at the Maryland State Arts Council.