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Washington Performing Arts

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Washington Performing Arts is a performing arts center based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1965. As of 2018 they had $7.1 million in revenue and $11 million in assets.

To provide the Washington community with Performing Arts presentations of the highest quality and of varied content and tradition, support and nurture Performing artists, and their Arts forms, and provide lifelong learning opportunities through Arts e...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Washington Performing Arts Society.

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Program areas at Washington Performing Arts

Production:founded in 1966 by Arts impresario patrick hayes, Washington Performing Arts is one of the nation's leading producers and presenters of Performing Arts, Arts education and community engagement initiatives. A pioneer in Arts development and Arts education in the dc area, it annually serves more than 100,000 residents of all ages across the district and metro Virginia and Maryland with live Arts experiences of the highest caliber, as well as instrumental and vocal instruction and performance opportunities. Washington Performing Arts consistently demonstrates excellence in the Performing Arts through multi-disciplinary efforts that build community throughout the district and beyond with a focus on Arts education, music and dance. A convener

Education:washington Performing Arts is a national leader in collaborative Arts education programs. The organization is embedded in both public schools and public charter schools, and creates opportunities for advanced music students to develop professional skills via competitions, performance opportunities, and the city-wide dc honors ensembles, and creates lifelong Arts education opportunities that are rooted in a belief that the Arts are uniquely positioned to cultivate community and cross-cultural understanding locally and nationally.the following programs are among Washington Performing Arts' signature Arts education and community engagement initiatives:

Form 990s for Washington Performing Arts

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-08Oct 12, 2019990View PDF
2017-08Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-08Nov 6, 2017990View PDF
2015-08Jul 21, 2016990View PDF
2014-08Jun 5, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Washington Performing Arts

Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,314,435
Program services$2,646,096
Investment income and dividends$223,908
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$119,109
Net income from fundraising events$-203,298
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$30,325
Total revenues$7,130,575

Vendors for Washington Performing Arts

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2019-10-23
██████Fundraising software2019-10-18
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-10-18
██████ █████████ ███ ████████Tax accounting2019-09-30
████ █ ███████Performing Artist Fees$178,0552018-08-01
█████████ ████████Gala Meals Expense$135,2302018-08-01
████████████ █████████ █████Performing Artist Fees$105,0002018-08-01

Personnel at Washington Performing Arts

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jenny BilfieldPresident and Chief Executive Officer-June 11, 2020
Allen LassingerChief Operating Officer$159,378Aug. 31, 2018
██ ███████ █████Director of Finance and Chief Operating Officer-June 11, 2020
██████ ███████ █████Chief Operating Officer$0Aug. 31, 2018
█████████ ███████Chief Philanthropy Officer$167,173June 11, 2020
███████ ████████Director of External Relations$114,175June 11, 2020
█████ █████Director of Individual Giving-June 11, 2020
████████ ████████Director of Education and Community Engagement-June 11, 2020
██████ ███████Director of Special Projects-Aug. 30, 2018
████████ ███████Director of Programming$104,970June 11, 2020
...and 21 more key personnel

Peer performing arts centers

1The State Theatre Regional Arts Center at New Brunswick501(c)(3)$14 millionNew Brunswick, NJ
2Bravo Vail Valley Music Festival501(c)(3)$8.8 millionVail, CO
3Uptown Entertainment Alliance501(c)(3)$1.9 millionWest Chester, PA
4Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts501(c)(3)$5.2 millionDetroit, MI
5Midland Center for the Arts (MCFTA)501(c)(3)$8.6 millionMidland, MI
6The Sheldon Arts Foundation501(c)(3)$4.4 millionSaint Louis, MO
7Community Arts Music Association501(c)(3)$2.8 millionSanta Barbara, CA
8Confluence Council501(c)(3)$3.1 millionEau Claire, WI
9The Young Americans501(c)(3)$5.4 millionCorona, CA
10Lensic Performing Arts Center Corporation501(c)(3)$5.4 millionSanta Fe, NM
11Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities501(c)(3)$2.7 millionSun Valley, ID
12Colorado Children's Chorale (CCC)501(c)(3)$2.4 millionDenver, CO
13South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC)501(c)(3)$2.6 millionSouth Orange, NJ
14Sharon Lynne Wilson Center For The Arts501(c)(3)$2.4 millionBrookfield, WI
15Philly POPS501(c)(3)$5.7 millionPhiladelphia, PA
16Omaha Performing Arts (OPAS)501(c)(3)$27 millionOmaha, NE
17Atlas Performing Arts Center501(c)(3)$4.1 millionWashington, DC
18Levine Music501(c)(3)$9.9 millionWashington, DC
19Sitar Arts Center501(c)(3)$2.5 millionWashington, DC
20Sitka Fine Arts Camp501(c)(3)$2.2 millionSitka, AK
21Capital Concerts501(c)(3)$10 millionWashington, DC
22Eastern Music Festival (EMF)501(c)(3)$2.0 millionGreensboro, NC
23Youth Education in the Arts501(c)(3)$5.6 millionAllentown, PA
24Stanford Jazz Workshop (SJW)501(c)(3)$2.2 millionStanford, CA
25Swallow Hill Music Association501(c)(3)$5.7 millionDenver, CO