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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Rubicon Theatre Company

World-class theatre and small-town hospitality in Ventura's downtown cultural district.

two stars

75.88

1006 East Main Street Ventura, CA 93001
tel: (805) 667-2912   Web Site
EIN: 77-0495901

Board Leadership
Doug Halter
Chair

CEO
Karyl Lynn Burns
Producing Artistic Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.88 two stars
  Financial 67.72 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Rubicon Theatre Company is a not-for-profit, professional regional theatre company whose mission is to entertain, enrich and educate the region's residents and visitors through the production of innovative professional theatrical productions, festivals, special events and education programs. Rubicon is regarded as the county's premiere stage company and is the largest arts organization in the City of Ventura.

Rubicon Theatre Company is a not-for-profit, professional regional theatre company whose mission is to entertain, enrich and educate the region's residents and visitors through the production of innovative professional theatrical productions, festivals, special events and education programs. Rubicon is regarded as the county's premiere stage company and is the largest arts organization in the City of Ventura.

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Financial

one star

67.72

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
76.7%
  Administrative Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 142.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rubicon Theatre Company on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rubicon Theatre Company on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rubicon Theatre Company (CA) 75.88 two stars
Market House Theatre of Paducah Kentucky Inc. (KY) 85.20 three stars
Music Theatre of Wichita (KS) 85.21 three stars
Asolo Repertory Theatre (FL) 96.11 four stars
Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MA) 86.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $921,557
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $27,253
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,000
Total Contributions $960,810
   Program Service Revenue $781,021
Total Primary Revenue $1,741,831
   Other Revenue $88,480
TOTAL REVENUE $1,830,311
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,581,759
   Administrative Expenses $254,557
   Fundraising Expenses $183,265
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,019,581
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-189,270
   
Net Assets $-479,453

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
Presentation of Dramas, Comedies, and Musicals $1,427,301 90.2%
Education & Outreach $154,458 9.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 03/01/2020 75.88 two stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 72.55 two stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 81.69 three stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 71.22 two stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 73.55 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 03/01/2016 78.16 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 77-0495901
Name in IRS Master File BURNON INC
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
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 March, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$97,298 4.81% Karyl Lynn Burns Producing Artist Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rubicon Theatre Company (CA) 75.88 two stars
Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MA) 86.62 three stars
Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL) 90.58 four stars
Second Stage Theatre (NY) 87.95 three stars
Manatee Performing Arts Center (FL) 90.93 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Rubicon Theatre Company
1006 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
tel: (805) 667-2912
EIN: 77-0495901

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Board Leadership

Doug Halter
Chair

CEO

Karyl Lynn Burns
Producing Artistic Director

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