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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

South Coast Repertory

Advancing the art of theatre in the service of our community

three stars

86.28

655 Town Center Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
tel: (714) 708-5500   Web Site
EIN: 95-6122708

Board Leadership
J. Steven Duncan
President

CEO
Paula Tomei
Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.28 three stars
  Financial 87.70 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

South Coast Repertory (SCR) was founded in 1964 in the belief that theatre is an art form with a unique power to illuminate the human experience. We commit ourselves to exploring the most urgent human and social issues of our time, and to merging literature, design and performance in ways that test the bounds of theatre's artistic possibilities. We undertake to advance the art of theatre in the service of our community, and aim to extend that service through educational, intercultural, and outreach programs that harmonize with our artistic mission. Through its school and community programs, SCR offers a comprehensive array of programs to make live theatre available for everyone in our community.

South Coast Repertory (SCR) was founded in 1964 in the belief that theatre is an art form with a unique power to illuminate the human experience. We commit ourselves to exploring the most urgent human and social issues of our time, and to merging literature, design and performance in ways that test the bounds of theatre's artistic possibilities. We undertake to advance the art of theatre in the service of our community, and aim to extend that service through educational, intercultural, and outreach programs that harmonize with our artistic mission. Through its school and community programs, SCR offers a comprehensive array of programs to make live theatre available for everyone in our community.

Financial

three stars

87.70

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.23
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Coast Repertory on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Coast Repertory on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Coast Repertory (CA) 86.28 three stars
Fellowship for Performing Arts (NY) 85.93 three stars
Creede Repertory Theatre (CO) 92.22 four stars
Guthrie Theater (MN) 85.31 three stars
Orlando Shakespeare Theater (FL) 92.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,816,535
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $343,367
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $50,000
Total Contributions $4,209,902
   Program Service Revenue $5,292,160
Total Primary Revenue $9,502,062
   Other Revenue $4,845,084
TOTAL REVENUE $14,347,146
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,523,051
   Administrative Expenses $1,043,636
   Fundraising Expenses $825,893
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,392,580
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,954,566
   
Net Assets $65,607,879

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
Stage Productions $8,518,516 89.5%
Conservatory $1,004,535 10.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 12/01/2020 86.28 three stars
2018-08 12/01/2019 86.72 three stars
2017-08 08/01/2018 86.11 three stars
2016-08 12/01/2017 86.59 three stars
2015-08 10/01/2016 87.80 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 89.87 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 88.33 three stars
2013-08 02/01/2015 84.08 three stars
2012-08 11/01/2013 87.74 three stars
2011-08 07/01/2012 80.97 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 78.46 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 78.27 two stars
2008-08 10/01/2009 94.37 four stars
2007-08 04/01/2009 94.84 four stars
2006-08 11/01/2007 90.27 four stars
2005-08 12/01/2006 77.95 two stars
2004-08 10/01/2005 82.95 three stars
2003-08 01/05/2005 71.39 two stars
2002-08 12/01/2003 66.96 one star
2001-08 02/05/2003 85.46 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 95-6122708
Name in IRS Master File SOUTH COAST REPERTORY INC
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical 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, 1965
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
$244,799 2.14% Paula Tomei Managing Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Coast Repertory (CA) 86.28 three stars
Orlando Shakespeare Theater (FL) 92.60 four stars
Honolulu Theatre for Youth (HI) 88.70 three stars
Des Moines Community Playhouse (IA) 86.01 three stars
Mint Theater Company (NY) 92.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

South Coast Repertory
655 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
tel: (714) 708-5500
fax: (714) 708-5576
EIN: 95-6122708

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2197
Costa Mesa, CA 92628

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Board Leadership

J. Steven Duncan
President

CEO

Paula Tomei
Managing Director

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