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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

California Shakespeare Theater

Expanding the possible

three stars

88.42

701 Heinz Avenue Berkeley, CA 94710
tel: (510) 548-3422   Web Site
EIN: 51-0169452

Board Leadership
Kate Stechschulte
President

CEO
Tirzah Tyler
Interim Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.42 three stars
  Financial 87.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

California Shakespeare Theater, founded in 1974, strives for everyone, regardless of age, circumstance, or background, to discover the relevance of Shakespeare and the classics in their lives by: Making boldly imagined and deeply entertaining interpretations of Shakespeare and the classics; Providing in-depth, far-reaching creative educational opportunities; and by bringing disparate communities together around the creation of new American plays inspired by classic literature.

California Shakespeare Theater, founded in 1974, strives for everyone, regardless of age, circumstance, or background, to discover the relevance of Shakespeare and the classics in their lives by: Making boldly imagined and deeply entertaining interpretations of Shakespeare and the classics; Providing in-depth, far-reaching creative educational opportunities; and by bringing disparate communities together around the creation of new American plays inspired by classic literature.

Financial

three stars

87.87

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.13
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by California Shakespeare Theater on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by California Shakespeare Theater on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
California Shakespeare Theater (CA) 88.42 three stars
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Seattle Children's Theatre (WA) 86.49 three stars
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Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL) 90.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,326,342
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $323,400
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $91,500
Total Contributions $2,741,242
   Program Service Revenue $2,200,749
Total Primary Revenue $4,941,991
   Other Revenue $-20,740
TOTAL REVENUE $4,921,251
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,524,840
   Administrative Expenses $557,648
   Fundraising Expenses $558,363
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,640,851
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-719,600
   
Net Assets $7,502,830

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
Main Stage Season $3,826,586 84.6%
Artistic Engagement $489,946 10.8%
Artistic Learning $208,308 4.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 88.42 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.49 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 91.62 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.86 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 91.65 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 89.33 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 87.98 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 87.94 three 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 51-0169452
Name in IRS Master File CALIFORNIA SHAKESPEARE THEATER
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 December, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$125,000 2.21% Susie Falk Managing Director, VP
Other Salaries of Note
$125,000 2.21% Eric Ting Artistic Director, VP

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
California Shakespeare Theater (CA) 88.42 three stars
Lincoln Center Theater (NY) 91.88 four stars
Ford's Theatre Society (DC) 94.49 four stars
Manatee Performing Arts Center (FL) 94.85 four stars
Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC) 87.67 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

California Shakespeare Theater
701 Heinz Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710
tel: (510) 548-3422
fax: (510) 295-2402
EIN: 51-0169452

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Board Leadership

Kate Stechschulte
President

CEO

Tirzah Tyler
Interim Managing Director

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