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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Theatre for a New Audience

Discover the contemporary heart of the classics

four stars

93.28

154 Christopher Street Suite 3D
New York, NY 10014
tel: (212) 229-2819   Web Site
EIN: 13-3059081

Board Leadership
Robert E. Buckholz
Chairman

CEO
Dorothy Ryan
Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.28 four stars
  Financial 90.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) is to help develop and vitalize the performance and study of Shakespeare and classic drama. Founded in 1979 by Jeffrey Horowitz, TFANA produces for audiences Off-Broadway and has also toured nationally and internationally. TFANA finds the contemporary heart of the classics. A reverence for language, spirit of adventure and visual boldness, which supports the work of the writer and actor, mark TFANA's productions. TFANA aspires to a civic role, bonding the diverse community of New York to the language, pleasures and issues of classical drama. At a time when audiences are segmented by economics and diverse cultural backgrounds, TFANA is committed to enhanced education and public access.

The mission of Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) is to help develop and vitalize the performance and study of Shakespeare and classic drama. Founded in 1979 by Jeffrey Horowitz, TFANA produces for audiences Off-Broadway and has also toured nationally and internationally. TFANA finds the contemporary heart of the classics. A reverence for language, spirit of adventure and visual boldness, which supports the work of the writer and actor, mark TFANA's productions. TFANA aspires to a civic role, bonding the diverse community of New York to the language, pleasures and issues of classical drama. At a time when audiences are segmented by economics and diverse cultural backgrounds, TFANA is committed to enhanced education and public access.

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Financial

four stars

90.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.64
  Program Expenses Growth 24.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Theatre for a New Audience on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Theatre for a New Audience on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Theatre for a New Audience (NY) 93.28 four stars
Manhattan Theatre Club (NY) 90.34 four stars
Hale Centre Theatre (UT) 94.74 four stars
Midland Community Theatre (TX) 85.18 three stars
Des Moines Community Playhouse (IA) 88.27 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,840,162
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $592,325
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $426,786
Total Contributions $3,859,273
   Program Service Revenue $1,624,704
Total Primary Revenue $5,483,977
   Other Revenue $3,481,860
TOTAL REVENUE $8,965,837
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,514,030
   Administrative Expenses $828,470
   Fundraising Expenses $728,263
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,070,763
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,895,074
   
Net Assets $19,013,270

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
Theatre for a New Audience $5,066,132 91.9%
Arts in Education $447,898 8.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 12/21/2018 93.28 four stars
2017-08 12/01/2018 89.72 three stars
2016-08 02/01/2018 90.88 four stars
2015-08 12/01/2016 93.23 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 85.07 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 86.49 three stars
2013-08 12/22/2014 84.49 three stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 83.79 three stars
2011-08 10/01/2012 90.11 four stars
2010-08 12/01/2011 73.23 two stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 75.08 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 12/01/2010 65.22 one star
2008-08 03/01/2010 67.95 one star
2007-08 09/01/2008 90.01 four stars
2006-08 11/01/2007 80.14 three stars
2005-08 12/01/2006 80.98 three stars
2004-08 11/01/2005 69.69 one star
2003-08 07/01/2005 95.36 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 13-3059081
Name in IRS Master File THEATRE FOR A NEW AUDIENCE 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 (90) Cultural performances
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
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 December, 1981
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
$283,142 4.00% Jeffrey Horowitz President, Artistic Director, Founder

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Theatre for a New Audience (NY) 93.28 four stars
Writers Theatre (IL) 88.01 three stars
Ensemble Theater Company (CA) 90.58 four stars
Old Globe Theatre (CA) 91.86 four stars
Victory Garden Theater (IL) 92.14 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Theatre for a New Audience
154 Christopher Street
Suite 3D
New York, NY 10014
tel: (212) 229-2819
fax: (212) 229-2911
EIN: 13-3059081

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Board Leadership

Robert E. Buckholz
Chairman

CEO

Dorothy Ryan
Managing Director

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