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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

A Noise Within

Classic Theatre, Modern Magic

four stars

93.99

3352 East Foothill Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91107
tel: (626) 356-3100   Web Site
EIN: 95-4443878

Board Leadership
Jeanie Kay
President

CEO
Geoff Elliott & Julia Rodriguez-Elliott
Producing Artistic Directors

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.99 four stars
  Financial 97.15 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

A Noise Within produces classic theatre as an essential means to enrich our community by embracing universal human experiences, expanding personal awareness, and challenging individual perspectives. Our company of resident and guest artists performing in rotating repertory immerses student and general audiences in timeless, epic stories in an intimate setting.

A Noise Within produces classic theatre as an essential means to enrich our community by embracing universal human experiences, expanding personal awareness, and challenging individual perspectives. Our company of resident and guest artists performing in rotating repertory immerses student and general audiences in timeless, epic stories in an intimate setting.

Results Information

Reported Results
Showing 3 of 6
Total in 2016
Total number of free seats filled for performances
8,095
Average dollar price for performance tickets
45
Total number of performances
154
Total number of classes offered
122
Total Number of Students and Teachers Served
15,846
Number of Schools Served
192
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Financial

four stars

97.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.89
  Program Expenses Growth 11.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Noise Within on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Noise Within on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Noise Within (CA) 93.99 four stars
Chicago Shakespeare Theater (IL) 90.91 four stars
American Conservatory Theater (CA) 89.41 three stars
Barrington Stage Company (MA) 85.42 three stars
People's Light & Theatre Company (PA) 92.76 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,557,569
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $88,550
Total Contributions $1,646,119
   Program Service Revenue $1,339,184
Total Primary Revenue $2,985,303
   Other Revenue $85,970
TOTAL REVENUE $3,071,273
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,238,768
   Administrative Expenses $277,168
   Fundraising Expenses $184,204
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,700,140
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $371,133
   
Net Assets $12,012,103

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Theater Operations $1,588,266 70.9%
Classic Live! $487,859 21.8%
Education $162,643 7.3%

Ratings History
A Noise Within has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 11/01/2017 93.99 four stars
2015-06 05/01/2017 93.22 four stars
2015-06 02/01/2017 90.73 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 86.05 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.74 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 82.65 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 76.59 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 72.34 two stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 69.52 one star
2010-06 09/20/2011 74.29 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 92.67 four stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 87.38 three stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 68.45 one star
2006-06 10/01/2007 68.92 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-4443878
Name in IRS Master File A NOISE WITHIN
NTEE Code A60
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$86,237 3.19% Julia Rodriguez-Elliott Co-Artistic Director
Other Salaries of Note
$96,431 3.57% Geoff Elliott Co-Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Noise Within (CA) 93.99 four stars
Creede Repertory Theatre (CO) 91.86 four stars
Long Wharf Theatre (CT) 85.46 three stars
Near West Theatre (OH) 89.23 three stars
Theatre Under The Stars (TX) 85.91 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

A Noise Within
3352 East Foothill Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91107
tel: (626) 356-3100
fax: (626) 356-3120
EIN: 95-4443878

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Board Leadership

Jeanie Kay
President

CEO

Geoff Elliott & Julia Rodriguez-Elliott
Producing Artistic Directors

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