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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

New Conservatory Theatre Center

The Bay Area's Premier Queer Theatre & Arts Education Provider

three stars

88.91

25 Van Ness Avenue Lower Lobby
San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (415) 861-4914   Web Site
EIN: 94-2778856

Board Leadership
Andrew Smith
Board Chair

CEO
Barbara Hodgen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.91 three stars
  Financial 85.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

New Conservatory Theatre Center (NCTC) has been in operation since 1981. The mission of New Conservatory Theatre Center is to champion innovative, high-quality productions & educational theatre experiences for youth, artists, and the queer & allied communities to effect personal & societal growth, enlightenment and change. Our vision is that theatre is a community event and a way to build community. There are six primary programs at New Conservatory Theatre Center: Mainstage, Youth Conservatory, Youthaware, Emerging Artists, Family Matinees, and New Play Development Lab.

New Conservatory Theatre Center (NCTC) has been in operation since 1981. The mission of New Conservatory Theatre Center is to champion innovative, high-quality productions & educational theatre experiences for youth, artists, and the queer & allied communities to effect personal & societal growth, enlightenment and change. Our vision is that theatre is a community event and a way to build community. There are six primary programs at New Conservatory Theatre Center: Mainstage, Youth Conservatory, Youthaware, Emerging Artists, Family Matinees, and New Play Development Lab.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Total number of classes offered
70
Total number of performances
390
Number of overall donors
440
Total number of works commissioned
1
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

85.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Conservatory Theatre Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Conservatory Theatre Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Conservatory Theatre Center (CA) 88.91 three stars
Near West Theatre (OH) 89.24 three stars
Theatre Under The Stars (TX) 87.85 three stars
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (MD) 88.28 three stars
Orlando Shakespeare Theater (FL) 90.77 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $724,871
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $30,180
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $177,567
Total Contributions $932,618
   Program Service Revenue $687,738
Total Primary Revenue $1,620,356
   Other Revenue $63,652
TOTAL REVENUE $1,684,008
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,411,872
   Administrative Expenses $104,680
   Fundraising Expenses $257,991
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,774,543
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-90,535
   
Net Assets $1,257,022

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
Pride Season $765,727 54.2%
Touring Company $315,292 22.3%
Children's Performing Arts School $236,741 16.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 11/01/2019 88.91 three stars
2017-08 02/01/2019 91.82 four stars
2016-08 10/01/2017 90.66 four stars
2015-08 04/01/2017 92.74 four stars
2015-08 03/02/2017 90.58 four stars
2015-08 12/21/2016 80.86 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 94-2778856
Name in IRS Master File NEW CONSERVATORY
NTEE Code A6E
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Schools
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(88) Community theatrical group
(349) Other youth organization or 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 December, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$83,216 4.68% Ed Decker Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Conservatory Theatre Center (CA) 88.91 three stars
Center Stage (MD) 86.65 three stars
Playwrights Horizons (NY) 88.18 three stars
City Theatre (PA) 85.74 three stars
La Jolla Playhouse (CA) 87.34 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

New Conservatory Theatre Center
25 Van Ness Avenue
Lower Lobby
San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (415) 861-4914
EIN: 94-2778856

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Board Leadership

Andrew Smith
Board Chair

CEO

Barbara Hodgen
Executive Director

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