Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

The power of dance

four stars

91.10

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

Board Leadership
Dawn Fleischner
Chair of the Board

CEO
Harris N. Ferris
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.10 four stars
  Financial 96.23 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

96.23

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.65
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.7%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,253,374
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $306,005
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $482,537
Total Contributions $7,041,916
   Program Service Revenue $5,748,596
Total Primary Revenue $12,790,512
   Other Revenue $-459,997
TOTAL REVENUE $12,330,515
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,616,933
   Administrative Expenses $1,286,579
   Fundraising Expenses $1,019,481
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,922,993
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $407,522
   
Net Assets $18,852,994

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$220,189 1.84% Harris Ferris Executive Director

Mission

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) 91.10 four stars
Boston Ballet (MA) 89.40 three stars
New York City Ballet (NY) 93.82 four stars
Milwaukee Ballet (WI) 96.66 four stars
Alabama Ballet (AL) 85.81 three 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

Dawn Fleischner
Chair of the Board

CEO

Harris N. Ferris
Executive Director