EIN 52-1543346

Washington Improvisational Theater Company (WIT)

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WIT is a DC-based improv theater that offers training programs, partnerships with schools, and exhilarating performances both in-person and online.
Also known as...
Washington Improvisational Theater
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Program areas at WIT

WIT provided in person and online improv classes and workshops to 567 students from throughout the DC region. Free Improv for All workshops enrolled 414 attendees in 38 workshops. WIT continued and build new community partnerships with Marie Reed Elementary, Sitar Arts Center, Armed Services Arts Partnership, Calvary Women's Services, Capitol Hill Village, and Project Create.
WIT provided 56 training workshops, some online and some in person, reaching 2,803 participants in total.
WIT presented 159 in-person performances, primarily on the stage at Source. Highlights included Fiesta Latina featuring Latine improvisers from throughout the WIT community, the in-person debut of And, Scene! (a show that mixes improv with scripted performance), and (y)Our Town (an improvised homage to the well-loved Thornton Wilder play Our Town). WIT company ensembles also returned to in-person shows, including iMusical, Nox!, Madeline, Lena Dunham, Uncle Gorgeous, and Hellcat.

Who funds Washington Improvisational Theater Company (WIT)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz FoundationArts & Humanities$25,000
Bright Funds FoundationGeneral Purpose$14,660
Schwab Charitable FundArts, Culture & Humanities$8,050
...and 2 more grants received

Personnel at WIT

Mark ChalfantArtistic and Executive Director$54,142
Graziella JacksonVice Chair / Director$0
Krystal RamseurChair / Director$0
Shane SarverSecretary / Director$0
Nikki RogersTreasurer / Director$0
...and 3 more key personnel

Financials for WIT

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$817,551
Program services$366,444
Investment income and dividends$1,595
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$1,185,590

Form 990s for WIT

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-12990View PDF
2021-062022-05-13990View PDF
2020-062021-05-20990View PDF
2019-062020-10-02990View PDF
2018-062019-11-04990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
July 19, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 26, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
May 15, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
May 7, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $100,000 from Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC)
July 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsPerforming arts organizationsTheatersCharities
Arts, cultural, and humanities
State / local levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
762 Fairmont St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Website URL
(202) 204-7770
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A65: Theater
NAICS code, primary
711110: Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
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