Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

New York City Center

Manhattan's first performing arts center

three stars

88.24

130 West 56th Street New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 763-1206   Web Site
EIN: 13-2867442

Board Leadership
Stacey Mindich & Richard E. Witten
Co-Chairmen

CEO
Arlene Shuler
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.24 three stars
  Financial 92.84 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Opened in 1943, New York City Center's (NYCC) mission is to make the finest in the performing arts accessible to the broadest possible audience, while insuring that its landmark facility remains an active and welcoming venue to both audiences and artists throughout the year. NYCC accomplishes this mission by celebrating and preserving the American musical theater heritage through performances, score restorations and other archival activities; presenting and producing new and innovative programming resonant of NYCC's artistic history, with a specific emphasis on dance; supporting resident and visiting companies and artists; providing educational opportunities to NYC students and their teachers; and maintaining and enhancing the physical facilities that comprise the performing arts center.

Opened in 1943, New York City Center's (NYCC) mission is to make the finest in the performing arts accessible to the broadest possible audience, while insuring that its landmark facility remains an active and welcoming venue to both audiences and artists throughout the year. NYCC accomplishes this mission by celebrating and preserving the American musical theater heritage through performances, score restorations and other archival activities; presenting and producing new and innovative programming resonant of NYCC's artistic history, with a specific emphasis on dance; supporting resident and visiting companies and artists; providing educational opportunities to NYC students and their teachers; and maintaining and enhancing the physical facilities that comprise the performing arts center.

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Financial

four stars

92.84

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.84
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York City Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York City Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,340,788
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,768,963
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,753,735
Total Contributions $14,863,486
   Program Service Revenue $12,527,242
Total Primary Revenue $27,390,728
   Other Revenue $1,099,976
TOTAL REVENUE $28,490,704
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,448,132
   Administrative Expenses $2,745,888
   Fundraising Expenses $2,046,136
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,240,156
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,250,548
   
Net Assets $51,780,523

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$413,348 1.63% Arlene Shuler President, CEO

Mission

Opened in 1943, New York City Center's (NYCC) mission is to make the finest in the performing arts accessible to the broadest possible audience, while insuring that its landmark facility remains an active and welcoming venue to both audiences and artists throughout the year. NYCC accomplishes this mission by celebrating and preserving the American musical theater heritage through performances, score restorations and other archival activities; presenting and producing new and innovative programming resonant of NYCC's artistic history, with a specific emphasis on dance; supporting resident and visiting companies and artists; providing educational opportunities to NYC students and their teachers; and maintaining and enhancing the physical facilities that comprise the performing arts center.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York City Center (NY) 88.24 three stars
National Council for the Traditional Arts (MD) 92.02 four stars
Ravinia Festival (IL) 91.64 four stars
Jazz St. Louis (MO) 89.94 three stars
The Grand 1894 Opera House (TX) 85.44 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

New York City Center
130 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 763-1206
EIN: 13-2867442

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Board Leadership

Stacey Mindich & Richard E. Witten
Co-Chairmen

CEO

Arlene Shuler
President & CEO