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Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC)

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TPAC is a performing arts center based in Nashville, TN that was founded in 1977. As of 2019 they had $23 million in revenue and $20 million in assets.

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center is a private corporation dedicated to providing and supporting the presentation of the performing arts to the citizens of Tennessee.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Tpac) Management Corporation.

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Program areas at TPAC

Tpac entered into an agreement with the state of Tennessee & the Tennessee Performing Arts foundation in 1978. The initial agreement established tpac principally for the purpose of presenting quality Arts entertainment & education to Tennessee residents through the operation of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. Tpac has administrative control over the operations and functions of the four theaters located in two buildings in downtown nashville. In addition to its role with the state of Tennessee, tpac operates several program initiatives including six Arts education programs, public offerings such as a broadway series, concerts, comedy shows, etc. Additionally, tpac rents its facilities to three Performing Arts resident companies - the nashville opera association, nashville ballet, and the nashville repertory theatre, all three of which are non-profit organizations. Tpac also rents its facilities to outside promoters for events where the promoters are at risk, and to the state of Tennessee (with ...

Artsmart is a classroom-based instruction program that accompanies the hot season for young people. Through artsmart, students arrive at the theatre with an expanded capacity to engage with the performance they are about to see. Specialized training enables educators and teaching artists to guide arts-based instruction that challenges young people to imagine, to practice, and to reflect. A total of 1,702 students and teachers participated in artsmart in 2018-2019 (2,116 students and teachers in 2017-2018). 15 schools received artsmart education services at no charge in 2018-19 (15 schools in 2017-18).

During the 2019 fiscal year, humanities outreach in Tennessee (hot) presented 69 (76 during 2018) professional performances of theater, dance and music for student audiences at tpac. Subsidized tickets, travel grants and classroom materials were provided to ensure that each student could have access to diverse cultural and educational programs. Hot also provided in-school student workshops, audience discussions, and workshops for teachers which addressed the educational content of each performance. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 34,458 students and teachers from 285 school groups attended hot season for young people performances (25,919 students and teachers from 230 school groups during the 2017-2018 academic year).

Form 990s for TPAC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Jun 26, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Mar 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jan 19, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Apr 19, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Feb 10, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for TPAC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,850,085
Program services$17,113,563
Investment income and dividends$155
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$555,639
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-64,858
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$1,335,475
Miscellaneous revenues$1,079,522
Total revenues$23,869,581

Vendors for TPAC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-03-03
█████████ ████Tax accounting2019-12-10
███████ ███████ ███Producer$954,3172019-06-01
█████████ ██████ ███████ ███Theatrical Stage Employee Union$1,398,5462019-06-01
█████████ ██████Tenant$951,4662019-06-01
████████ ████Producer$751,8632019-06-01
█████████ ██ ███████ ███Producer$574,9722019-06-01

Personnel at TPAC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Kathleen O'BrienPresident and Chief Executive Officer$264,238Jan. 17, 2018
Tracy KaneChair$0Aug. 9, 2019
███ ██████ ████Vice Chair$0Aug. 9, 2019
███ ███████Vice - Chair and Treasurer$0Aug. 9, 2019
█ ████ █████Immediate Past Chair$0July 25, 2018
█████ ██████Chief Financial Officer$133,742June 30, 2017
█████ █████Chief Operating Officer$130,833June 30, 2017
█████ ███████Exec Vice President of Instiutional A$66,115June 30, 2017

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