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Tulsa Ballet

Bringing the finest works in classical and contemporary dance to the Midwest

four stars

92.19

1212 East 45th Place Tulsa, OK 74105
tel: (918) 749-6030   Web Site
EIN: 73-0667485

Board Leadership
Janet Selser
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Scott Black
Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.19 four stars
  Financial 99.14 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The story of Tulsa Ballet began in 1956. Husband and wife Roman Jasinski and Moscelyne Larkin, and musician Rosalie Talbott, founded Tulsa Ballet Theatre, blending classical dance with dramatic theatre. Today, Tulsa Ballet annually reaches more than 40,000 individuals across Oklahoma and employs a multi-cultural roster of dancers comprised of 29 highly-skilled professionals representing 14 different countries. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Marcello Angelini, Tulsa Ballet has reached new heights on the stage, while bringing unprecedented recognition to Tulsa and the State of Oklahoma by developing an artistic reputation marked by innovative works with international impact. Regarded as one of the top ballet companies in North America, Tulsa Ballet consistently brings the finest works in classical and contemporary dance to the Midwest region, giving audiences a unique opportunity to view world-class ballet in the heartland of America.

The story of Tulsa Ballet began in 1956. Husband and wife Roman Jasinski and Moscelyne Larkin, and musician Rosalie Talbott, founded Tulsa Ballet Theatre, blending classical dance with dramatic theatre. Today, Tulsa Ballet annually reaches more than 40,000 individuals across Oklahoma and employs a multi-cultural roster of dancers comprised of 29 highly-skilled professionals representing 14 different countries. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Marcello Angelini, Tulsa Ballet has reached new heights on the stage, while bringing unprecedented recognition to Tulsa and the State of Oklahoma by developing an artistic reputation marked by innovative works with international impact. Regarded as one of the top ballet companies in North America, Tulsa Ballet consistently brings the finest works in classical and contemporary dance to the Midwest region, giving audiences a unique opportunity to view world-class ballet in the heartland of America.

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Financial

four stars

99.14

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
82.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.81
  Program Expenses Growth 10.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tulsa Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tulsa Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tulsa Ballet (OK) 92.19 four stars
RIOULT Dance NY (NY) 92.68 four stars
Ballet Hispánico (NY) 94.47 four stars
Mark Morris Dance Group (NY) 91.94 four stars
Houston Ballet (TX) 96.63 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,970,764
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $630,155
   Fundraising Events $1,129,708
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $86,413
Total Contributions $3,817,040
   Program Service Revenue $1,920,886
Total Primary Revenue $5,737,926
   Other Revenue $197,569
TOTAL REVENUE $5,935,495
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,062,557
   Administrative Expenses $833,255
   Fundraising Expenses $361,741
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,257,553
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,322,058
   
Net Assets $21,593,323

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
Show Production $4,939,063 81.5%
Center for Dance Education $811,757 13.4%
Educational Outreach $311,737 5.1%

Ratings History
Tulsa Ballet has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-05 06/01/2019 92.19 four stars
2017-05 08/01/2018 92.14 four stars
2016-05 12/01/2017 91.65 four stars
2015-05 11/01/2016 88.24 three stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 89.21 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 09/01/2015 89.01 three stars
2013-05 11/01/2014 84.98 three stars
2012-05 09/01/2013 91.09 four stars
2011-05 12/01/2012 83.88 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 73-0667485
Name in IRS Master File TULSA BALLET THEATER INC
NTEE Code A63
NTEE Classification Ballet
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 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 August, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
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  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$183,078 2.52% Marcello Angelini Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tulsa Ballet (OK) 92.19 four stars
Cincinnati Ballet (OH) 87.20 three stars
Paul Taylor Dance Foundation (NY) 89.24 three stars
Boston Ballet (MA) 86.74 three stars
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation (NY) 89.43 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Tulsa Ballet
1212 East 45th Place
Tulsa, OK 74105
tel: (918) 749-6030
EIN: 73-0667485

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Board Leadership

Janet Selser
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Scott Black
Managing Director

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