PARAMOUNT THEATER OF CHARLOTTESVILLE INC
215 E MAIN STREET, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22902 www.theparamount.net

Total Revenue
$2,633,216
Total Expenses
$2,590,199
Net Assets
$427,238

Organizations Filed Purposes: THE MISSION OF THE HISTORIC NONPROFIT PARAMOUNT THEATER IS TO EDUCATE, ENCHANT, ENRICH, AND ENLIGHTEN THROUGH THE POWER OF THE ARTS BY PROVIDING HIGH-QUALITY PROGRAMMING AND ACCESSIBILITY FOR THE ARTISTIC AND CHARITABLE BENEFIT OF OUR ENTIRE COMMUNITY WHILE DRIVING ECONOMIC VITALITY FOR CHARLOTTESVILLE, ALBEMARLE, AND THE CENTRAL VIRGINIA REGION.

THEATER/PRODUCTION: THE PARAMOUNT THEATER OF CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA IS A NONPROFIT PERFORMING ARTS CENTER DEDICATED TO PRESENTING A WIDE RANGE OF EDUCATION, ARTS, CIVIC AND ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS FOR DIVERSE COMMUNITY AUDIENCES IN THE RESTORED HISTORIC PARAMOUNT THEATER. SINCE IT RE-OPENED IN 2004, THE PARAMOUNT HAS WELCOMED MORE THAN 1,110,000 VISITORS TO THOUSANDS OF EVENTS INCLUDING LIVE PERFORMANCES, MOVIES, HIGH DEFINITION SCREENINGS AND BROADCASTS, GUIDED HISTORIC TOURS, MEETINGS, AND FREE COMMUNITY EVENTS. APPROXIMATELY 300 PERFORMANCES WERE STAGED IN THE 2018-19 FISCAL YEAR.

ARTS EDUCATION: THE PARAMOUNT'S 2018-2019 ARTS EDUCATION PROGRAM PRESENTED 23 LIVE EDUCATIONAL PERFORMANCES DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR TO 18,667 STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS FROM LOCAL AREA PUBLIC, PRIVATE, AND HOME SCHOOL GROUPS. ALL STUDENTS WHO ATTENDED RECEIVED AT LEAST A PARTIAL DISCOUNT, WITH 4,791 STUDENTS RECEIVING FREE ADMISSION BASED ON THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE FEDERAL FREE AND REDUCED PUBLIC SCHOOL MEALS PROGRAM.

COMMUNITY ACCESS: THE MARY REESE COMMUNITY ACCESS FUND WAS ESTABLISHED TO ENSURE THAT ALL MEMBERS OF OUR COMMUNITY HAVE ACCESS TO THE ARTS THIS FUND ALLOWS US TO PROVIDE OUTREACH AND SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS AND MEMBERS OF OUR COMMUNITY, OFFER DISCOUNTED RATES FOR SPACE RENTALS TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, AND HOST FREE EVENTS FOR THE PUBLIC. THROUGHOUT THE 2018-2019 YEAR, THE PARAMOUNT ALSO WELCOMED 1,381 COMMUNITY MEMBERS FROM MORE THAN 70 NON- PROFITS WITH COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS TO 77 EVENTS NEARLY 38 LOCAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS HOSTED PERFORMANCES, SPEAKERS, AND EVENTS THAT WERE SUPPORTED BY THOUSANDS OF EVENT ATTENDEES. THE COMMUNITY ACCESS PROGRAM ALSO HELPS SUPPORT THE PARAMOUNT IN OPENING ITS DOORS FOR SELECT EVENTS AT NO CHARGE TO THE PUBLIC. IN 2018 - 2019, THE PARAMOUNT HOSTED 51 FREE COMMUNITY EVENTS SUCH FREE COMMUNITY EVENTS THAT GIVE BACK TO THE PUBLIC AND CONNECT OUR COMMUNITY SERVE AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE THEATER'S MISSION. IN ADDITION TO THE PERFORMANCES NOTED, THE PARAMOUNT THEATER PROVIDED 30 HISTORICAL TOURS OF THE BUILDING, WHICH OVER 235 PARTICIPANTS ENJOYED FREE OF CHARGE. ADDITIONALLY, THE PARAMOUNT CONTINUED TO OFFER A FULL SEASON OF THE METROPOLITAN OPERA LIVE IN HD SERIES, OTHER EDUCATIONAL SCREENINGS, MANY FREE COMMUNITY EVENTS, AND OTHER LIVE BROADCAST EVENTS OF COMMUNITY SIGNIFICANCE. APPROXIMATELY 50 LOCAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS PRESENTED A WIDE RANGE OF PERFORMING ARTS, EDUCATIONAL, CIVIC AND FUNDRAISING EVENTS AT THE THEATER AT A DISCOUNTED RENTAL RATE. IN ADDITION TO ITS OWN EVENTS AND THOSE OF ITS RENTERS, THE PARAMOUNT IS AN ECONOMIC GENERATOR, BRINGING VITAL DINING AND RETAIL TRAFFIC TO CHARLOTTESVILLE'S DOWNTOWN PEDESTRIAN MALL. IN A RECENT 2017 AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS STUDY, IT WAS CALCULATED THAT PATRONS OF THE PARAMOUNT, ON AVERAGE, SPEND AN ADDITIONAL 30 ABOVE THE COST OF EACH TICKET ON FOOD, TRAVEL, LODGING, ETC. WITH APPROXIMATELY 100,000+ PATRONS ANNUALLY, THIS TRANSLATES TO A LOCAL IMPACT OF 3+ MILLION IN LOCAL SPENDING. THE ESTIMATED TOTAL SPENDING BY CULTURAL AUDIENCES IN CHARLOTTESVILLE IS 61 MILLION PER YEAR, MEANING THE PARAMOUNT ACCOUNTS FOR 5% OF ANNUAL LOCAL SPENDING.

Executives Listed on Filing

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

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Christine S EureEXECUTIVE DI32$95,313
Cole HardenCONTROLLER32$44,203
Laurie TurnerDIRECTOR3$0
Amanda JonesDIRECTOR3$0
Katie HenryDIRECTOR3$0
Will TrinkleDIRECTOR3$0
Greg GrahamDIRECTOR3$0
Elsie ThompsonDIRECTOR3$0
Cecile ForteDIRECTOR3$0
John SteeleDIRECTOR3$0
Carolyn RaineyDIRECTOR3$0
John PritzlaffDIRECTOR3$0
Sheldon AndersonDIRECTOR3$0
Sherri MooreDIRECTOR3$0
Mj Abbitt-SushkaDIRECTOR3$0
Charles H TurnerMEMBER-AT-LA10$0
Dave PaulsonTREASURER10$0
Elizabeth LevacaMEMBER-AT-LA10$0
Rob JiranekMEMBER-AT-LA10$0
Lynn BrownDIRECTOR3$0
Jackie BradleyDIRECTOR3$0
Kenneth ShevlinSECRETARY10$0
Pamela EdmondsIMMEDIATE PA10$0

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