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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Asolo Repertory Theatre

Florida's premier professional theatre

four stars

95.89

5555 North Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34243
tel: (941) 351-9010   Web Site
EIN: 59-2717909

Board Leadership
Carole Crosby
President

CEO
Linda DiGabriele
Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.89 four stars
  Financial 95.79 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida's premier professional theatre, is one of the most important cultural forces in the Southeastern United States. A center for theatrical excellence, Asolo Rep stages up to fifteen productions every season, spanning a diverse repertoire of newly commissioned plays, bold reinterpretations of contemporary and classical works, and provocative new musical theatre experiences. Asolo Rep is a major force in Sarasota's rich arts scene, whose quality and depth rivals some of the largest urban centers in the country. Asolo Rep is annually the creative home of more than 100 artists, technical craftsmen, and administrative staff. Its talented and accomplished resident acting company is complemented by top flight, award-winning directors, designers, and guest artists who come to Sarasota from around the country and around the world.

Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida's premier professional theatre, is one of the most important cultural forces in the Southeastern United States. A center for theatrical excellence, Asolo Rep stages up to fifteen productions every season, spanning a diverse repertoire of newly commissioned plays, bold reinterpretations of contemporary and classical works, and provocative new musical theatre experiences. Asolo Rep is a major force in Sarasota's rich arts scene, whose quality and depth rivals some of the largest urban centers in the country. Asolo Rep is annually the creative home of more than 100 artists, technical craftsmen, and administrative staff. Its talented and accomplished resident acting company is complemented by top flight, award-winning directors, designers, and guest artists who come to Sarasota from around the country and around the world.

Financial

four stars

95.79

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.04
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asolo Repertory Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asolo Repertory Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asolo Repertory Theatre (FL) 95.89 four stars
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (MO) 85.82 three stars
Manatee Performing Arts Center (FL) 90.93 four stars
Ensemble Theatre Company (CA) 92.12 four stars
Honolulu Theatre for Youth (HI) 88.70 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,461,371
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $16,212
   Fundraising Events $584,493
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $102,972
Total Contributions $6,165,048
   Program Service Revenue $6,173,339
Total Primary Revenue $12,338,387
   Other Revenue $696,827
TOTAL REVENUE $13,035,214
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,118,861
   Administrative Expenses $1,467,876
   Fundraising Expenses $676,499
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,263,236
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,771,978
   
Net Assets $32,508,473

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
Theatre $5,619,292 61.6%
The Scene and Costume Shops $3,120,671 34.2%
Conservatory for Actor Training $378,898 4.2%

Ratings History
Asolo Repertory Theatre has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 02/01/2021 95.89 four stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 96.11 four stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 91.77 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 92.16 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 91.77 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2017 88.79 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 59-2717909
Name in IRS Master File ASOLO THEATER INC
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (88) Community theatrical group
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 September, 1987
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$216,499 1.92% Linda Digabriele Managing Director
Other Salaries of Note
$279,887 2.48% Michael Edwards Producing Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asolo Repertory Theatre (FL) 95.89 four stars
Florida Studio Theatre (FL) 89.02 three stars
Music Theatre of Wichita (KS) 86.14 three stars
Marin Shakespeare Company (CA) 90.87 four stars
The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati (OH) 96.44 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Asolo Repertory Theatre
5555 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
tel: (941) 351-9010
EIN: 59-2717909

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Board Leadership

Carole Crosby
President

CEO

Linda DiGabriele
Managing Director

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