Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra Assn

aka Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

Dayton, OH

Mission

To be our community's indispensable source for traditional, diverse,
and innovative experiences in ballet, opera, and orchestral music.

Ruling Year

1933

Principal Officer

Mr. Paul A. Helfrich

Main Address

126 N. Main Street Suite 210 Suite 200

Dayton, OH 45402 USA

Keywords

Ballet, Opera, Orchestra, Symphony, Philharmonic, Ballet School, Youth orchestra, performance, music, dance, arts education

EIN

31-6000101

 Number

7760148634

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Ballet (A63)

Opera (A6A)

Symphony Orchestras (A69)

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve New!

OUR VISION
To transform lives through the power of music and dance.

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Performance seasons of Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera, and Dayton Philharmonic, plus Education programs

Where we workNew!

Charting Impact

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SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

Our Aspirational Goal: Matter to Dayton

Our First Functional Goal: Service to the community
Our Second Functional Goal: Leverage our unique artistic structure
Our Third Functional Goal: Education for all ages

Our Foundational Goal: Fiscal sustainability

Our Aspirational Goal: Matter to Dayton
• Attract diverse audiences
• Serve the community
• Increase public awareness


Our First Functional Goal: Service to the community
• Offer new performances
• Embrace new partnerships
• Expand accessibility
• Excite volunteers


Our Second Functional Goal: Leverage our unique artistic structure
• Exemplify a commitment to professional artists
• Champion new work and technologies
• Develop integrated arts experiences
• Honor our legacy


Our Third Functional Goal: Education for all ages
• Lead community education initiatives in the arts
• Innovate by integrating ballet, opera, and orchestra in educational programming
• Advocate by being tireless champions for the benefits of arts education


Our Foundational Goal: Fiscal sustainability
• Develop strategic financing
• Balance annual operating budget
• Build operating cash reserves

The Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera, and Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra merged in 2012 to form the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance. Together, they have over 200 years of combined excellence in the performing arts.

Our new strategic plan (completed May 2017) has a detailed timeline with specific targets for each of our goals.

We adopted the new plan in May 2017. We completed a feasibility study for a potential major fundraising campaign in August 2017. We have adopted a timetable for execution in the 17-18 season as of October 2017.

External Reviews

Affiliations & Memberships

League of American Orchestras 1933

Financials

Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra Assn

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Board Leadership Practices

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SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Not Applicable

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Yes