Facts

 

Status:  Non-profit 501(c)(3)

Annual Operating Budget:  $1.2 million

Assets:  $2.3 million

Administrative Staff:  6 Full Time, 18 Part Time

Board Members:  9 Directors, 10 Advisory Board Members

Volunteers:  Maine State Ballet volunteers provide invaluable support in all aspects of production and operations.  More than 50 people volunteer annually to help the organization succeed.

Performance Venues:  Maine State Ballet’s Lopez Theater, 348 U.S. Route One, Falmouth and

Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Sreet., Portland.

Outreach:  Maine State Ballet has engaged in partnerships with Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ, Portland Symphony Orchestra, Opera Maine, Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, Falmouth, Cumberland, Yarmouth and Portland Public Libraries as well as area Public Schools, offering free access to video performances and free or discounted tickets to our educational performances.  We have supported the Good Shepherd Food Bank and continue to partner with the Anna Astvatsaturian Foundation to bring dance supplies to the Artsakh Ballet College in Armenia.

Operations:  The school operates year round with an annual student body of over 500 students.  The performing company offers 40+ in theater performances annually with an average yearly attendance of 10,000 patrons.  We also offer free access online video shows and classes that draw approximately 15,000 viewers from across the country.

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