Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Revealing our collective humanity through illuminating interpretations of new and classic plays

three stars

87.08

15 South Pioneer Street Ashland, OR 97520
tel: (541) 482-2111   Web Site
EIN: 93-0407022

Board Leadership
Gail Lopes
Board Chair

CEO
Paul Christy
Acting Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.08 three stars
  Financial 83.58 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1935, the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is among the oldest and largest professional non-profit theatres in the nation. Each year OSF presents an eight-and-a-half-month season of eleven plays in three theatres plus numerous ancillary activities, and undertakes an extensive theatre education program. OSF presents more than 780 performances annually with attendance of approximately 400,000. Inspired by Shakespeare's work and the cultural richness of the United States, OSF reveals our collective humanity through illuminating interpretations of new and classic plays, deepened by the kaleidoscope of rotating repertory.

Founded in 1935, the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is among the oldest and largest professional non-profit theatres in the nation. Each year OSF presents an eight-and-a-half-month season of eleven plays in three theatres plus numerous ancillary activities, and undertakes an extensive theatre education program. OSF presents more than 780 performances annually with attendance of approximately 400,000. Inspired by Shakespeare's work and the cultural richness of the United States, OSF reveals our collective humanity through illuminating interpretations of new and classic plays, deepened by the kaleidoscope of rotating repertory.

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Financial

three stars

83.58

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
71.3%
  Administrative Expenses 23.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.88
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oregon Shakespeare Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oregon Shakespeare Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,343,909
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $2,185,729
   Government Grants $309,405
Total Contributions $13,839,043
   Program Service Revenue $22,757,404
Total Primary Revenue $36,596,447
   Other Revenue $1,791,073
TOTAL REVENUE $38,387,520
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $29,560,385
   Administrative Expenses $9,473,875
   Fundraising Expenses $2,222,053
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $41,256,313
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,868,793
   
Net Assets $34,179,644

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$253,176 0.61% Cynthia Rider Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$320,243 0.77% William Rauch Artistic Director

Mission

Founded in 1935, the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is among the oldest and largest professional non-profit theatres in the nation. Each year OSF presents an eight-and-a-half-month season of eleven plays in three theatres plus numerous ancillary activities, and undertakes an extensive theatre education program. OSF presents more than 780 performances annually with attendance of approximately 400,000. Inspired by Shakespeare's work and the cultural richness of the United States, OSF reveals our collective humanity through illuminating interpretations of new and classic plays, deepened by the kaleidoscope of rotating repertory.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OR) 87.08 three stars
Mint Theater Company (NY) 90.96 four stars
Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC) 87.67 three stars
The Irish Repertory Theatre (NY) 92.22 four stars
New Conservatory Theatre Center (CA) 91.82 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Oregon Shakespeare Festival
15 South Pioneer Street
Ashland, OR 97520
tel: (541) 482-2111
fax: (541) 482-0446
EIN: 93-0407022

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 158
Ashland, OR 97520

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Board Leadership

Gail Lopes
Board Chair

CEO

Paul Christy
Acting Executive Director