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American Ballet Theatre (ABT)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

ABT is a ballet company based in New York, NY that was founded in 1947. As of 2019 they had $51 million in revenue and $56 million in assets.

American Ballet Theatre (ABT) remains committed to maintaining the Company's vast repertoire and bringing the magic of dance theater to over 400,000 people each year.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Ballet Theatre Foundation.

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Program areas at ABT

Seasons:in 2018, abt presented 10 weeks of performances in new york city and 2 weeks of performances in costa mesa, California. The eight-week spring metropolitan opera house season repertory included the full-length ballets of giselle, firebird, afterite, la bayadere, harlequinade, romeo and juliet, swan lake, don quixote, and whipped cream. Abt presented contemporary one-act ballets for two weeks in late october at the david h. koch theater at lincoln center. In december, abt presented the nutcracker for two weeks at the segerstrom center for the arts in costa mesa, California.

Educational training and outreach: in 2018, American Ballet Theatre's department of education and training served over 19,500 individuals. Abt's primary outreach program is make a Ballet: a full-term program at four nyc schools engaging over 300 students and condensed programs coordinate with abt's tour reaching more than 150 students. Abt's student training programs include the jacqueline kennedy onassis school (420 students); summer intensives in 6 us cities (1,400 students) and abt studio company (12 students), a pre-professional program. Abt's teacher training program (abt national training curriculum) had 239 newly certified teachers enrolled in its 2018 courses. To date, the program has certified 1,581 teachers in 50 states and 45 countries.

Touring: abt's touring brings classical Ballet to audiences across the country and around the world. Domestic touring in 2018 included a regular residency at the john f. kennedy center for the performing arts in Washington, dc as well as additional domestic performances at the harris Theatre for music and dance in chicago, the detroit opera house in detroit, lied center for performing arts in lincoln, and the music center in los angeles. International touring in 2018 included the esplanade Theatre in singapore and the hong kong arts festival in hong kong, where abt proudly brought American classical Ballet to an international audience.

Form 990s for ABT

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 14, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Apr 10, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 28, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for ABT

Total grants, contributions, etc.$24,282,900
Program services$26,249,447
Investment income and dividends$778,554
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$22,440
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$56,144
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$31,615
Miscellaneous revenues$244,726
Total revenues$51,665,826

Vendors for ABT

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-09-16
█████████CRM software; Marketing software2019-09-05
█████████ ████████Software2019-09-05
████ ███ ████ ████ ███Tax accounting2019-01-28
████ ████████████ ███Telefundraising To Current and Former Donors$35,2382017-12-01
███████ ████ ██████Spring Gala Event Planner; Fall Gala Event Planner$70,0002017-12-01
███ ████ █████Marketing Services$289,3782017-12-01
█████ ████████ ███Shipping$276,5062017-12-01
...and four more vendors

Personnel at ABT

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Shawn DavidsonChief Financial Officer-Jan. 28, 2019
John T LandiChief Advancement Officer$262,687Dec. 31, 2017
████ ██████ ███████Executive Director$409,228Aug. 15, 2020
████████ ██ █████Artistic Director-Aug. 15, 2020
█████ ████████Artistic Director , Hamilton$405,083Aug. 14, 2020
████ ████████Director of Capital Projects$170,811Dec. 31, 2017
█████ ███████It Manager-Sept. 18, 2017
█████ ██████Past General Manager$176,355Dec. 31, 2017
███████ ██████Past Principal Dancer$171,672Dec. 31, 2017
███████ ██████Past Chief Financial Officer$162,846Dec. 31, 2017
...and seven more key personnel

Peer ballet companies

1New York City Ballet501(c)(3)$99 millionNew York, NY
2The Pennsylvania Ballet Association501(c)(3)$14 millionPhiladelphia, PA
3Houston Ballet501(c)(3)$36 millionHouston, TX
4Ballet West501(c)(3)$13 millionSalt Lake City, UT
5Miami City Ballet (MCB)501(c)(3)$18 millionMiami Beach, FL
6San Francisco Ballet501(c)(3)$54 millionSan Francisco, CA
7Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB)501(c)(3)$28 millionSeattle, WA
8Boston Ballet501(c)(3)$38 millionBoston, MA
9Joffrey Ballet501(c)(3)$26 millionChicago, IL
10Ballet Memphis Corporation501(c)(3)$15 millionMemphis, TN
11Milwaukee Ballet Company501(c)(3)$14 millionMilwaukee, WI
12Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation501(c)(3)$48 millionNew York, NY
13New York City Center501(c)(3)$28 millionNew York, NY
14Shen Yun Performing Arts501(c)(3)$29 millionCuddebackvlle, NY
15Theatre Development Fund (TDF)501(c)(3)$17 millionNew York, NY
16Brooklyn Academy of Music501(c)(3)$56 millionBrooklyn, NY
17Apollo Theater501(c)(3)$17 millionNew York, NY
18Bergen Performing Arts Center (BergenPAC)501(c)(3)$13 millionEnglewood, NJ
19Cincinnati Arts Association501(c)(3)$16 millionCincinnati, OH
20Colburn School501(c)(3)$49 millionLos Angeles, CA
21The New 42ND Street501(c)(3)$18 millionNew York, NY
22Lincoln Center Theater501(c)(3)$46 millionNew York, NY
23The Shed / Shed Nyc Inc501(c)(3)$74 millionNew York, NY
24the Perelman Center (PACWTC)501(c)(3)$80 millionNew York, NY
25French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF)501(c)(3)$13 millionNew York, NY