Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Louisville Ballet

Presenting an eclectic range of exciting work

three stars

87.28

315 East Main Street Louisville, KY 40202
tel: (502) 583-3150   Web Site
EIN: 61-6033779

Board Leadership
W. P. Wiseman
President

CEO
Robert Curran
Artistic & Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.28 three stars
  Financial 83.89 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Louisville Ballet, the official ballet of the commonwealth of Kentucky, was founded in March 1952 as a civic ballet company. The Louisville Ballet named Bruce Simpson as the artistic director of the Company and the Louisville Ballet School in spring 2002. Under the direction of Mr. Simpson, the Louisville Ballet continues its philosophy of presenting an eclectic range of exciting work underscored by a foundation rooted in the classical repertoire. Through the dedication of its dancers, staff, school faculty and board of directors, the Company continues to enrich the community. Sharing the art form of dance with the citizens of Kentucky and Southern Indiana is a long-standing tradition of the Louisville Ballet. The Company's educational programs reach over 12,000 schoolchildren annually through student matinee performances and on-site lecture demonstrations.

Louisville Ballet, the official ballet of the commonwealth of Kentucky, was founded in March 1952 as a civic ballet company. The Louisville Ballet named Bruce Simpson as the artistic director of the Company and the Louisville Ballet School in spring 2002. Under the direction of Mr. Simpson, the Louisville Ballet continues its philosophy of presenting an eclectic range of exciting work underscored by a foundation rooted in the classical repertoire. Through the dedication of its dancers, staff, school faculty and board of directors, the Company continues to enrich the community. Sharing the art form of dance with the citizens of Kentucky and Southern Indiana is a long-standing tradition of the Louisville Ballet. The Company's educational programs reach over 12,000 schoolchildren annually through student matinee performances and on-site lecture demonstrations.

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Financial

three stars

83.89

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
94.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 63.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Louisville Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Louisville Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,699,950
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $47,897
Total Contributions $2,747,847
   Program Service Revenue $1,712,147
Total Primary Revenue $4,459,994
   Other Revenue $99,316
TOTAL REVENUE $4,559,310
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,214,850
   Administrative Expenses $183,416
   Fundraising Expenses $115,773
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,514,039
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $45,271
   
Net Assets $963,179

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,577 2.44% Robert Curran Executive and Artistic Director

Mission

Louisville Ballet, the official ballet of the commonwealth of Kentucky, was founded in March 1952 as a civic ballet company. The Louisville Ballet named Bruce Simpson as the artistic director of the Company and the Louisville Ballet School in spring 2002. Under the direction of Mr. Simpson, the Louisville Ballet continues its philosophy of presenting an eclectic range of exciting work underscored by a foundation rooted in the classical repertoire. Through the dedication of its dancers, staff, school faculty and board of directors, the Company continues to enrich the community. Sharing the art form of dance with the citizens of Kentucky and Southern Indiana is a long-standing tradition of the Louisville Ballet. The Company's educational programs reach over 12,000 schoolchildren annually through student matinee performances and on-site lecture demonstrations.

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Charity Contact Info

Louisville Ballet
315 East Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
tel: (502) 583-3150
fax: (502) 583-0006
EIN: 61-6033779

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Board Leadership

W. P. Wiseman
President

CEO

Robert Curran
Artistic & Executive Director