Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Boston Ballet

Bringing new levels of excellence to the art of ballet through performance, training, education, and community outreach

88.03

19 Clarendon Street Boston, MA 02116
tel: (617) 456-6329   Web Site
EIN: 04-2312734

Board Leadership
Jack Meyer
Chair

CEO
Meredith L. Hodges
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.03
  Financial 84.59
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Boston Ballet, founded in 1963 by E. Virginia Williams, was the first professional repertory ballet company in New England. Boston Ballet, a professional dance company and the region's second-largest performing arts organization, is dedicated to the highest standards of dance performance, training, and education. The Company presents fully staged classical and contemporary works each season. Performances reach a broadly inclusive audience of over 150,000 from throughout the state and region, and support an institutional mission that values leadership, innovation, and partnership. Boston Ballet School serves an associated imperative to train dancers of all ages and provide general access to the art of dance.

Boston Ballet, founded in 1963 by E. Virginia Williams, was the first professional repertory ballet company in New England. Boston Ballet, a professional dance company and the region's second-largest performing arts organization, is dedicated to the highest standards of dance performance, training, and education. The Company presents fully staged classical and contemporary works each season. Performances reach a broadly inclusive audience of over 150,000 from throughout the state and region, and support an institutional mission that values leadership, innovation, and partnership. Boston Ballet School serves an associated imperative to train dancers of all ages and provide general access to the art of dance.

Financial

84.59

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,342,270
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,696,954
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $109,500
Total Contributions $11,148,724
   Program Service Revenue $21,373,937
Total Primary Revenue $32,522,661
   Other Revenue $830,736
TOTAL REVENUE $33,353,397
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $31,177,487
   Administrative Expenses $3,880,926
   Fundraising Expenses $1,677,729
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $36,736,142
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,382,745
   
Net Assets $25,218,803

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$367,145 0.99% Meredith L. Hodges Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$640,105 1.74% Mikko P. Nissinen Artistic Director

Mission

Boston Ballet, founded in 1963 by E. Virginia Williams, was the first professional repertory ballet company in New England. Boston Ballet, a professional dance company and the region's second-largest performing arts organization, is dedicated to the highest standards of dance performance, training, and education. The Company presents fully staged classical and contemporary works each season. Performances reach a broadly inclusive audience of over 150,000 from throughout the state and region, and support an institutional mission that values leadership, innovation, and partnership. Boston Ballet School serves an associated imperative to train dancers of all ages and provide general access to the art of dance.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boston Ballet (MA) 88.03
Houston Ballet (TX) 95.71
Kansas City Ballet (MO) 93.09
New York City Ballet (NY) 94.30
Pennsylvania Ballet (PA) 86.69

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Charity Contact Info

Boston Ballet
19 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116
tel: (617) 456-6329
EIN: 04-2312734

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Board Leadership

Jack Meyer
Chair

CEO

Meredith L. Hodges
Executive Director