SAN FRANCISCO BALLET ASSOCIATION
455 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 http://www.sfballet.org

Total Revenue
$47,279,054
Total Expenses
$50,955,526
Net Assets
$-4,787,285

Organizations Filed Purposes: As America's oldest professional ballet company and one of the three largest ballet companies in the United States, San Francisco Ballet Association (the Association) has enjoyed a long and rich tradition of artistic "firsts" since its founding in 1933. The mission of the Ballet is to share the joy of dance with its community and around the globe and to provide the highest caliber of dance training in its School. The Ballet seeks to enhance its position as one of the world's finest dance companies through its vitality, innovation, and diversity and through its uncompromising commitment to artistic excellence based in the classical ballet tradition. Guided in its early years by American dance pioneers the brothers Lew, Willam, and Harold Christensen, San Francisco Ballet currently presents more than 100 performances annually, both locally and internationally.

The Association operates the San Francisco Ballet School and a student residence. The Ballet School curriculum is designed and taught by an eminent faculty. It emphasizes a strong classical technique and a flow of movement that suggests a sense of energy, freedom, and joy - reflecting the kind of dancing favored by the Ballet. Girls and boys aged 8 to 18 follow a structured sequence of training stages designed to increase their technical skills, stamina, and discipline in accordance with their age and physical development. The program includes classes in technique, pointe work, pas de deux, men's technique, conditioning, contemporary and character dance and music. Seminars on nutrition and related issues are offered throughout the school year. The Ballet School provides a limited number of tuition and housing scholarships to intermediate and advanced level students based on their financial need or potential to achieve a professional career in ballet. Approximately fifty percent of the dancers in the Ballet received all or part of their training at the Ballet School. Students have also gone on to dance with such companies as English National Ballet, Dutch National Ballet; Royal New Zealand Ballet, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Vienna Opera Ballet, Hamburg Ballet, Alberta Ballet, New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet, Houston Ballet,

The Center for Dance Education "CDE", a department of the Ballet, was formed in 2001 to coordinate the Ballet's community outreach and education programs. The CDE operates programs in schools and the community at large, sometimes in coordination with other community-based organizations. The Dance in Schools and Communities (DISC) is the largest of CDE's offerings and provides free interactive movement education to approximately 3,500 students in 36 San Francisco Unified School District Elementary Schools each year. Additional programs include after-school programs, a summer dance camp, scholarship programs, adult education, and community matinees. An estimated 25,000 community members are engaged by the department annually.


Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

Name Title Hours Per Week Total Salary
Helgi Tomasson Artistic Director 50 $786,422
Glenn McCoy Executive Director 50 $403,285
Thomas Flynn Director of Development 28 $238,305
Yuan Yuan Tan Principal Dancer 35 $187,303
Martin West Music Director & Principal Conductor 50 $180,701
Anne-Sophie Sylve Principal Dancer 35 $179,634
Kimberly Carim Chief Financial Officer 40 $179,497
Debra Ann Bernard General Manager 50 $178,884
Vanessa Zahorian Principal Dancer 35 $175,671
Pascal Molat Principal Dancer 35 $172,553
Mary Beth Smith Director of Marketing and Communications 50 $171,721
Murray Bognovitz Director of Information Technology 50 $153,543
Kurt C Mobley Trustee 2 $0
James E Milligan Trustee 2 $0
Mary Mewha Trustee 2 $0
Debra M Messemer Trustee 2 $0
Marissa Mayer Trustee 2 $0
Alison Mauze Trustee 2 $0
Stephanie Marver Trustee 2 $0
Karla L Martin Trustee 2 $0
Marie O'Gara Lipman Trustee 2 $0
Kelsey Lamond Trustee 2 $0
Irv H Lichtenwald Trustee 2 $0
Christine Russell Trustee 2 $0
O J Shansby Trustee 2 $0
Karen Sonneborn Trustee 2 $0
Carl F Pascarella Vice Chair 5 $0
Rhonda I Zygocki Trustee 2 $0
Janice Hansen Zakin Trustee 2 $0
Timothy C Wu Trustee 2 $0
Dr Jennifer M Walske Trustee 2 $0
Richard J Thalheimer Trustee 2 $0
Judy C Swanson Trustee 2 $0
Fran A Streets Trustee 2 $0
Charlotte Mailliard Shultz Trustee 2 $0
Christine E Sherry Trustee 2 $0
Yasunobu Kyogoku Trustee 2 $0
Nancy Kukacka Trustee 2 $0
James C Katzman Trustee 2 $0
Rosemary B Baker Trustee 2 $0
Kristen A Avansino Trustee 2 $0
Jola Anderson Trustee 2 $0
Michael Abramson Trustee 2 $0
Susan S Briggs Assistant Secretary 2 $0
Jennifer J McCall Secretary 5 $0
Diane B Wilsey Vice Chair 5 $0
Robert M Smelick Vice Chair 5 $0
James D Marver Vice Chair 5 $0
Christopher P Johns Treasurer 5 $0
Lucy Jewett Vice Chair 5 $0
James H Herbert II Vice Chair 5 $0
Margaret G Gill Vice Chair 5 $0
Richard C Barker Immediate Past Chair 2 $0
Chris Hellman Chair Emeritus 0 $0
Karen S Bergman Trustee 2 $0
Amy Burnett Trustee 2 $0
Chaomei Chen Trustee 2 $0
Donald F Houghton Trustee 2 $0
Thomas E Horn Trustee 2 $0
Alicia Carew Hammarskjold Trustee 2 $0
Dr Richard Gibbs Trustee 2 $0
Shelby M Gans Trustee 2 $0
J Stuart Francis Trustee 2 $0
Julie A Flynn Trustee 2 $0
Jason M Fish Trustee 2 $0
Sonia H Evers Trustee 2 $0
Peter E Engel Trustee 2 $0
Kate Duhamel Trustee 2 $0
Suzy Kellems Dominik Trustee 2 $0
Susan P Diekman Trustee 2 $0
Timothy D Dattels Trustee 2 $0
David C Cox Trustee 2 $0
John S Osterweis Chair of the Board 10 $0

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