Mike Halverson
Professional Development Manager

Mike Halverson lived and worked in Virginia, Budapest, Berlin, and New York City before returning to support youth creativity and collaboration in his hometown of Los Angeles. He has been a professional landscaper, carpenter, DJ, journalist, camera operator, audio technician, screen printer, film composer, singer-songwriter and classroom teacher, and is co-founder of the Superflux Collective, an international assemblage of artists and educators devoted to creative collaboration. His role as Professional Development Manager at Inner-City Arts is the culmination of two decades of partnering with organizations such as the Center for Arts Education, Urban Arts Partnership, the Zimmer Children’s Museum, PlayTheGroove, and CITYstage as a teaching artist, curriculum designer, and administrator. Mike earned BA and Masters degrees at the College of William and Mary in Virginia, pursued graduate work in Comparative and International Education at Humboldt University in Berlin, and is currently a doctoral candidate at USC’s Rossier School of Education.