Cause IQ organization profile

Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB)

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

PNB is a ballet company based in Seattle, WA that was founded in 1972. As of 2018 they had $27 million in revenue and $19 million in assets.

Enriching lives in the Pacific Northwest, considered a national treasure and acclaimed worldwide, PNB epitomizes excellence in the performing arts.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Pacific Northwest Ballet Association.

Fiscal year end:
Revenue trends:
Asset trends:

Program areas at PNB

Pacific Northwest Ballet Association (PNB) consists of forty-seven dancers and a live orchestra which presents about 99 performances including six repertory productions of full-length and mixed repertory ballets, the Nutcracker holiday classic, tours and a season-ending Encore performance. The company's repertory includes more than 278 works by 106 choreographers and continues to expand as new choreography is introduced each season. Through almost 250 public events (including performances, community outreach, and fundraising events) at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall in Seattle, as well as national and international venues, such as tours to New York. PNB performs for more than 225,000 community members annually. PNB's state of the art studios serve as rehearsal space.

Pacific Northwest Ballet Conditioning works with dancers, students, staff and others to develop core strength and stability, long lean muscles, increased range of movements and flexibility. They service 254 unique customers in 5,318 visits.

PNB School is regarded as one of the preeminent ballet institutions in the nation, setting the standard for excellence in training. Our Professional Division and Summer Course attract and train talented students from around the United States and the world. The School offers a complete professional curriculum to about 1,000 students annually, and plays an instrumental role in the developing the Company's distinctive style. The School offers recreational dance instruction to an additional 600 individuals. Scholarships totaling around $700,000 are offered to help attract and retain promising young artists. The School has a faculty of 38 instructors and 24 piano accompanists at two locations.

Form 990s for PNB

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Dec 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 7, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 4, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Aug 26, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for PNB

Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,134,962
Program services$17,191,463
Investment income and dividends$14,326
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$950
Net rental income$67,150
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-8,781
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$165,597
Total revenues$27,565,667

Vendors for PNB

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-09-15
███ ███Teleservices; Telemarketing$319,1092017-06-01
█████ ████████Printing$183,4462017-06-01
█████ █████████ ███General Contractor$269,8452017-06-01
████ ██ ███████Ushers and Facilities Support$1,436,1292017-06-01

Personnel at PNB

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
David ThorpeChief Financial Officer$119,368July 17, 2019
Christina SiemensPrincipal Company Pianist-Sept. 29, 2020
█████ ██████Executive Director$240,300Sept. 29, 2020
████ ██ ████████Director and Principal Conductor-Sept. 29, 2020
████████ ████ ████████*, Principal-Sept. 29, 2020
████ ██████Director of Communications-Sept. 29, 2020
████ ████████Director of Marketing-Sept. 29, 2020
██████ ████ █████Director of Development and Individual and Planned Giving-Sept. 29, 2020
████ ███████Director of Development and Donor Engagement-Sept. 29, 2020
██████ ███████Director of Human Resources-July 17, 2019
...and 27 more key personnel

Peer ballet companies

1Miami City Ballet (MCB)501(c)(3)$18 millionMiami Beach, FL
2Atlanta Ballet501(c)(3)$12 millionAtlanta, GA
3New York City Ballet501(c)(3)$99 millionNew York, NY
4American Ballet Theatre (ABT)501(c)(3)$51 millionNew York, NY
5Houston Ballet501(c)(3)$33 millionHouston, TX
6San Francisco Ballet501(c)(3)$53 millionSan Francisco, CA
7Ballet West501(c)(3)$13 millionSalt Lake City, UT
8Balletmet Columbusballetmet501(c)(3)$7.3 millionColumbus, OH
9Ballet Arizona501(c)(3)$7.9 millionPhoenix, AZ
10Texas Ballet Theater501(c)(3)$10 millionFort Worth, TX
11Ballet Memphis Corporation501(c)(3)$15 millionMemphis, TN
12The Washington Ballet501(c)(3)$12 millionWashington, DC
13Charlotte Ballet501(c)(3)$7.0 millionCharlotte, NC
14Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre501(c)(3)$12 millionPittsburgh, PA
15Colorado Ballet501(c)(3)$8.8 millionDenver, CO
16Milwaukee Ballet Company501(c)(3)$14 millionMilwaukee, WI
17The Pennsylvania Ballet Association501(c)(3)$14 millionPhiladelphia, PA
18The Cincinnati Ballet Company501(c)(3)$9.6 millionCincinnati, OH
19Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT)501(c)(3)$8.0 millionPortland, OR
20Carolina Ballet501(c)(3)$7.8 millionRaleigh, NC
21The Richmond Ballet501(c)(3)$7.1 millionRichmond, VA
22Kansas City Ballet Association501(c)(3)$9.0 millionKansas City, MO
23Joffrey Ballet501(c)(3)$26 millionChicago, IL
24Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH)501(c)(3)$7.1 millionNew York, NY
25Ballet Austin Incorporated501(c)(3)$8.6 millionAustin, TX