A Personal Glimpse of Gary LaMar Levingston

AboutPic Gary is a native of Los Angeles, CA.  Growing up he was surrounded by creative and talented people in the entertainment and sports industry. This fueled his passion for Film, Television, Music and Theatre. He started Gary Levingston Productions in 2009 when he launched the theatrical production division. Under this division he has had multiple successful hits and several NAACP awards for his productions.  The Film division began in the summer of 2013 and he is currently working on what could be a blockbuster Television career as a Writer and Producer with another project soon to be announced later in 2013.

Gary was Executive Producer for his stage production of the Los Angeles premier of ‘Any 1 Man’ and the critically acclaimed and Tony Award-nominated play ‘For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf’.  His production of ‘For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf’ was an Award winning production, with five NAACP Theater nominations winning two awards for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress. 

Before getting into the Entertainment business, Gary spent numerous years in Corporate Finance with several Fortune 100 companies where he played key roles in Finance, including Program Management of a national Energy Efficiency start up program where he was responsible for sourcing and analyzing new business opportunities and financing packages.

Gary is a graduate of the California State University, Chico and earned his MBA from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. He couldn’t stay away from the industry for too long, because he is currently attending the world renown University of Southern California’s, School of Cinematic Arts where his film ‘Jesse Belvin: Mr. Easy’ was selected as best Documentary Short, Summer 2013.  Also while at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts Gary worked on several other films as Producer of ‘The Celebration’ with an Academy Award nominated Director and was an Assistant Director on the films ‘The Saddle’ and ‘Muskets’.