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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

American Repertory Ballet

To entertain, educate and inspire New Jersey and beyond with the beauty and passion of dance.

three stars

83.23

60 Bayard Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
tel: (732) 249-1254   Web Site
EIN: 21-0732575

Board Leadership
Donna Jean Fredeen
Chair

CEO
Julia Diana Hench
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.23 three stars
  Financial 79.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Audrée and Bud Estey founded the Princeton Ballet Society (d.b.a. American Repertory Ballet) in 1954. The Society's mission is: To bring the joy, beauty, artistry and discipline of classical and contemporary dance to New Jersey and nationwide audiences through public performances and to dance students through artistic and educational programs. This mission is fulfilled through: American Repertory Ballet-a preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, Princeton Ballet School - one of the largest non-profit dance schools in the nation, and ARB's Access and Enrichment (formerly called Education and Outreach) initiatives - including the long running and acclaimed DANCE POWER program.

Audrée and Bud Estey founded the Princeton Ballet Society (d.b.a. American Repertory Ballet) in 1954. The Society's mission is: To bring the joy, beauty, artistry and discipline of classical and contemporary dance to New Jersey and nationwide audiences through public performances and to dance students through artistic and educational programs. This mission is fulfilled through: American Repertory Ballet-a preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, Princeton Ballet School - one of the largest non-profit dance schools in the nation, and ARB's Access and Enrichment (formerly called Education and Outreach) initiatives - including the long running and acclaimed DANCE POWER program.

Financial

two stars

79.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.02
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 89.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Repertory Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Repertory Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Repertory Ballet (NJ) 83.23 three stars
Nevada Ballet Theatre (NV) 85.37 three stars
The Sarasota Ballet (FL) 92.28 four stars
Oregon Ballet Theatre (OR) 92.38 four stars
Smuin Ballet (CA) 91.61 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $633,043
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $65,915
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $385,301
Total Contributions $1,084,259
   Program Service Revenue $3,152,954
Total Primary Revenue $4,237,213
   Other Revenue $19,210
TOTAL REVENUE $4,256,423
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,596,510
   Administrative Expenses $533,619
   Fundraising Expenses $87,389
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,217,518
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $38,905
   
Net Assets $182,165

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
Princeton Ballet School $2,490,286 69.2%
American Repertory Ballet $795,207 22.1%
Access and Enrichment Initiatives $311,017 8.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 83.23 three stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 84.07 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 80.78 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 83.19 three stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 75.64 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.16 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.13 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 79.79 two stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 77.85 two stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 76.19 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 75.14 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 72.25 two stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 76.44 two stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 85.06 three stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 76.94 two stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 73.50 two stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 73.51 two stars

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

EIN 21-0732575
Name in IRS Master File PRINCETON BALLET SOCIETY
NTEE Code A63
NTEE Classification Ballet
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 May, 1961
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$75,747 1.79% Julie D. Hench Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$80,281 1.90% Dawn M. Dell'Omo Chief Operating Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Repertory Ballet (NJ) 83.23 three stars
Oklahoma City Ballet (OK) 89.25 three stars
Alabama Ballet (AL) 85.81 three stars
Mark Morris Dance Group (NY) 92.02 four stars
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation (NY) 90.72 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Repertory Ballet
60 Bayard Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
tel: (732) 249-1254
fax: (732) 249-8475
EIN: 21-0732575

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Board Leadership

Donna Jean Fredeen
Chair

CEO

Julia Diana Hench
Executive Director

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