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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

BalletX

Philadelphia's premier contemporary ballet company

two stars

78.78

1923 Washington Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19146
tel: (215) 225-5389   Web Site
EIN: 31-1784286

Board Leadership
Janet Averill
President

CEO
Christine Cox
Artistic & Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.78 two stars
  Financial 99.91 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

BalletX, Philadelphia's premier contemporary ballet, has produced 76 world premier ballets by 39 choreographers. BalletX reaches audiences nationwide through our performance seasons at The Wilma Theater, free Pop Ups across Philadelphia, and extensive touring. We also reach Philadelphia public school students through our in-school dance education program, Dance eXchange, and countless patrons through our engagement initiative, The X-Process. In 2018, we opened our first-ever home named the Center for World Premier Choreography, where we are finding new ways to expand the vocabulary of classical dance for more audiences than ever before.

BalletX, Philadelphia's premier contemporary ballet, has produced 76 world premier ballets by 39 choreographers. BalletX reaches audiences nationwide through our performance seasons at The Wilma Theater, free Pop Ups across Philadelphia, and extensive touring. We also reach Philadelphia public school students through our in-school dance education program, Dance eXchange, and countless patrons through our engagement initiative, The X-Process. In 2018, we opened our first-ever home named the Center for World Premier Choreography, where we are finding new ways to expand the vocabulary of classical dance for more audiences than ever before.

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Financial

four stars

99.91

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
84.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.88
  Program Expenses Growth 15.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BalletX on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BalletX on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BalletX (PA) 78.78 two stars
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (OH) 85.85 three stars
Alabama Ballet (AL) 85.81 three stars
Pennsylvania Ballet (PA) 85.25 three stars
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PA) 91.10 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,616,211
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $31,489
Total Contributions $1,647,700
   Program Service Revenue $814,076
Total Primary Revenue $2,461,776
   Other Revenue $172,635
TOTAL REVENUE $2,634,411
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,151,566
   Administrative Expenses $142,654
   Fundraising Expenses $175,579
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,469,799
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $164,612
   
Net Assets $3,815,075

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
Performances $1,128,867 52.5%
Education and Outreach $559,362 26.0%
Touring $342,816 15.9%
Dance Exchange School Outreach Program $120,521 5.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-07 06/01/2020 78.78 two stars
2018-07 11/01/2019 89.39 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 31-1784286
Name in IRS Master File BALLETX
NTEE Code A62
NTEE Classification Dance
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2018
  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BalletX (PA) 78.78 two stars
Kansas City Ballet (MO) 96.36 four stars
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (OH) 85.85 three stars
Pennsylvania Ballet (PA) 85.25 three stars
New York City Ballet (NY) 94.30 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

BalletX
1923 Washington Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19146
tel: (215) 225-5389
EIN: 31-1784286

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Board Leadership

Janet Averill
President

CEO

Christine Cox
Artistic & Executive Director

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