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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

The power of dance

four stars

92.20

2900 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15201
tel: (412) 281-0360   Web Site
EIN: 23-7101094

Board Leadership
Michael La Rocco
Chair of the Board

CEO
Harris N. Ferris
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.20 four stars
  Financial 92.42 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.42

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PA) 92.20 four stars
Paul Taylor Dance Foundation (NY) 89.39 three stars
Dance Theatre of Harlem (NY) 85.11 three stars
Atlanta Ballet (GA) 90.57 four stars
Grand Rapids Ballet (MI) 89.15 three stars

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Founded in December of 1969, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) has toured extensively throughout its history to 28 states, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic, with a repertoire rich in classics, and works by contemporary choreographers. PBT's Ballet School features a unique program for its high school age students in collaboration with Pittsburgh's Schenley High School, which offers an opportunity for education concurrent with rigorous professional ballet training. An understanding of PBT's impact on the community has led to comprehensive program of Arts Education and Community Engagement initiatives that deepen the experience in the arts for many who would not otherwise be exposed to the performing arts.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,279,223
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $494,503
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $228,492
Total Contributions $6,002,218
   Program Service Revenue $4,839,714
Total Primary Revenue $10,841,932
   Other Revenue $408,721
TOTAL REVENUE $11,250,653
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,899,726
   Administrative Expenses $792,739
   Fundraising Expenses $695,534
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,387,999
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,862,654
   
Net Assets $16,060,193

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
Production and Performance $6,096,222 77.2%
School $1,533,713 19.4%
Art Education $269,791 3.4%

Ratings History
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 92.20 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.60 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 90.90 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 89.55 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 89.64 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 85.76 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.59 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 84.61 three stars
2008-06 03/01/2009 78.29 two stars
2007-06 12/01/2008 73.57 two stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 63.54 one star
2005-06 09/01/2006 65.87 one star
2004-06 11/01/2005 73.53 two 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 23-7101094
Name in IRS Master File PITTSBURGH BALLET THEATRE INC
NTEE Code A63
NTEE Classification Ballet
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$202,820 2.16% Harris Ferris Executive Director

Founded in December of 1969, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) has toured extensively throughout its history to 28 states, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic, with a repertoire rich in classics, and works by contemporary choreographers. PBT's Ballet School features a unique program for its high school age students in collaboration with Pittsburgh's Schenley High School, which offers an opportunity for education concurrent with rigorous professional ballet training. An understanding of PBT's impact on the community has led to comprehensive program of Arts Education and Community Engagement initiatives that deepen the experience in the arts for many who would not otherwise be exposed to the performing arts.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PA) 92.20 four stars
Pennsylvania Ballet (PA) 91.23 four stars
Dance Theatre of Harlem (NY) 85.11 three stars
Houston Ballet (TX) 94.03 four stars
Smuin Ballet (CA) 90.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
2900 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
tel: (412) 281-0360
fax: (412) 281-9901
EIN: 23-7101094

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Board Leadership

Michael La Rocco
Chair of the Board

CEO

Harris N. Ferris
Executive Director

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