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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Presenting music, dance and theater to the people of Southern California

three stars

89.82

600 Town Center Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
tel: (714) 556-2121   Web Site
EIN: 23-7287150

Board Leadership
Mark C. Perry
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Terrence W. Dwyer
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.82 three stars
  Financial 89.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Orange County Performing Arts Center (OCPAC), which opened in 1986, exists to present a wide variety of the most significant national and international productions of music, dance and theater to the people of Southern California. OCPAC presents a broad range of programming each season, including international ballet and dance, national tours of top Broadway shows, intimate performances of jazz and cabaret, classical music performed by renowned chamber orchestras and ensembles, family-friendly programming and many other special events. The Center is proud to serve as the artistic home to the region's major performing arts organizations: Pacific Symphony, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County, Opera Pacific and the Pacific Chorale.

The Orange County Performing Arts Center (OCPAC), which opened in 1986, exists to present a wide variety of the most significant national and international productions of music, dance and theater to the people of Southern California. OCPAC presents a broad range of programming each season, including international ballet and dance, national tours of top Broadway shows, intimate performances of jazz and cabaret, classical music performed by renowned chamber orchestras and ensembles, family-friendly programming and many other special events. The Center is proud to serve as the artistic home to the region's major performing arts organizations: Pacific Symphony, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County, Opera Pacific and the Pacific Chorale.

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Financial

three stars

89.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.11
  Program Expenses Growth 9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 44.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Segerstrom Center for the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Segerstrom Center for the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Segerstrom Center for the Arts (CA) 89.82 three stars
Bay Chamber Concerts (ME) 86.63 three stars
New 42nd Street (NY) 91.72 four stars
Music Center (CA) 86.09 three stars
Celebrity Series of Boston (MA) 91.75 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,617,756
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,595,659
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,213,415
   Program Service Revenue $44,749,922
Total Primary Revenue $58,963,337
   Other Revenue $8,621,250
TOTAL REVENUE $67,584,587
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $57,770,207
   Administrative Expenses $7,203,114
   Fundraising Expenses $4,322,083
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $69,295,404
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,710,817
   
Net Assets $252,856,586

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
Center Presentations $40,220,205 69.6%
Hall Rental Operations $13,689,330 23.7%
Education $3,860,672 6.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 89.82 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 90.92 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 88.63 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.25 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 82.96 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 81.67 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 90.50 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 89.36 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.20 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 83.09 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 95.25 four stars
2007-06 05/01/2009 98.20 four stars
2006-06 06/01/2008 82.56 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 95.32 four stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 89.45 three stars
2003-06 11/01/2004 95.49 four stars
2002-06 12/01/2003 82.35 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 97.78 four stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 90.11 four 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 23-7287150
Name in IRS Master File SEGERSTROM CENTER FOR THE ARTS
NTEE Code A61
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Centers
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
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 November, 1974
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$621,518 0.89% Terrence Dwyer President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Segerstrom Center for the Arts (CA) 89.82 three stars
New 42nd Street (NY) 91.72 four stars
The Woodruff Arts Center (GA) 85.82 three stars
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts (VT) 90.23 four stars
California Film Institute (CA) 85.09 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
tel: (714) 556-2121
fax: (714) 556-8984
EIN: 23-7287150

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Board Leadership

Mark C. Perry
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Terrence W. Dwyer
President

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