WEST T HILL COMMUNITY THEATRE
PO Box 841
139 North Third Street
Danville KY 40423
Contact Information
Nonprofit WEST T HILL COMMUNITY THEATRE
Address PO Box 841
139 North Third Street
Danville, KY 40423
Phone (859) 236-8607
Contact Name Karen Logue
At A Glance
Former Names
Danville Boyle County Community Theatre, Inc.
Other ways to donate, support, or volunteer
Donations of $25.00 or more (we have giving categories) can be sent to WTHCT P. O. Box 841, Danville, KY 40423.  We also accept costuming and props by calling the office at 859-236-8607.  We also except in-kind donations of supplies, i.e, toilet paper, hand towels, hand soap, etc.  Volunteers of all kinds back stage, etc., welcome by called theatre office 859-236-8607 at any time!
Financial Summary
 
 
Statements
Mission Statement
To entertain, educate and enlighten our patrons on both sides of the curtain
Background Statement
Founded 32 years ago by Dr. West T. Hill, a drama profession at Centre College.  WTHCT has 110 seats and is handicap accessible.  Auditions are open to the community, and newcomers are invited to work backstage and become a theatre patron.  We are known for our productions of original works and a well balanced season of drama, comedies and musicals.  Our presence in the "Heart of Danville" is a viable and valuable one.
We reach nearly 5,000 residents each season, whether on our stage, or in our audiences.  We participate in collaborations with the local Danville-Boyle County Library, the City and County Schools, the local Arts Center and Arts Commission.  We are good neighbors with Pioneer Playhouse and Ragged Edge Community Theatre, sharing actors, expertise and patrons.  We are proud of our heritage and hopeful for our future!
 
Impact Statement
We produced 6 main stage events this season.  There were 3 productions that were sold out all performances.
 
Our 2015 summer camp was attended by 65 area students. 
 
We are currently planning our 2016 summer camp.  We are bringing 14 Irish young people from Danville's Sister City, Carrickgergus, Northern Ireland for a cultural exchange to lead our summer camps.  We have registered 102 local students to participate.  This will be our biggest attendance in the 25 year history of our summer camps!
 
 
In March we premiered a NEW WORK - an award winning play that won the Appalachian Play Festival at Barter Theatre was produced in its entirety for the first time on our stage.  "The Codgerella" by Mark Cook was produced to sell out crowds.  This touching and humorous show welcomed its playwright from North Carolina in our audience on opening nite.
 
In July we will show THE KING AND I with a large multi-cultural cast. 
his year (2011):  1 - Our first All African American production - "Crowns" chronicling the effect of hats in the lives of African American Women.  9 performances sold out.  This was an incredible community event.  2- Produced A World Premiere original play - "High Strangeness" by Elizabeth Orndorff.  3 - Introduced Shakespeare to more than 25 young people in "Romeo to Go"
2012:  1- Will workshop on Saturdays a play involving at least 25 young people, will teach and offer acting and technical opportunities.  2 - continue our CAMPCAUSWELOVETOACT with 3 weeks of drama camps for young people.  3 - Hope to begin a capital campaign to revitalize our physical plant after 32 years.
 
Needs Statement
1.  The budget for our summer camp SHAM*ROCK II this summer is $25,000.00.  We have raised nearly $20,000.00 of that We need to be able to provide salary and financial support for the position of YOUTH THEATRE COORDINATOR.  Salary is presented $5,000/per year.  2.  We need to be able to pay our current part-time Managing Director a full time salary.  Currently the position pays $8600.00 per year.  3.  Our physical plant needs much upgrading and renovation; estimates for upgrading our booth and facade have been estimated at $25,000.00 - $75,000.00.
 
CEO/Executive Director Statement
West T. Hill Theatre is an organization comprised of amazing individuals dedicated to pursuing and integrating the performance arts into the lives all those in our community and surrounding areas.  Our face is one of experience and education.  We welcome all to our organization and find a place for everyone.  Working for this organization has been a great personal privilege for nearly 30 years.  I am proud to be associated with such a prestigious organization.
 
We are unique in our efforts to produce new works and to support new and upcoming playwrights, directors and performers. Our childrens programming is unsurpassed and has proven itself worthy for nearly 15 years of educating and teaching young children the art of live stage work.  Many of our young people have gone on to regional and professional careers. 
Board Chair Statement
Being a part of West T. Hill Theatre for some 10 years, it has been a rewarding experience.  We are challenged currently with the possibility of conducting a "capital campaign" for improvements to our physical properties, which have not been done for some 20 years.  We try to keep our facility up to date technically and pleasing and comfortable for our patrons.  I continue to enjoy being the "leader of the pack" and will finish my term in September, looking forward to a continuing relationship both on and off stage.  I have always been passionate about the arts in general and my family and I have shared many happy times sharing this passion with WTHCT - D. Todd Littlefield, Current President
Geographic Areas Served
Areas
Kentucky
Danville, Boyle County, Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Lancaster, Garrard County, Stanford,  Hustonville, Lincoln County, Versailles, Frankfort, Franklin County, Woodford County, Nicholasville, Lexington, Fayette County
Board Chair
Board Chair Bill Nichols
Company Affiliation Commonwealth of Kentucky - Education
Term Sept 2012 to Sept 2015
Board Members
NameAffiliationStatus
Alice Berka RetiredVoting
Virginia Biles RetiredVoting
Jodell Brown Robinson, Hughes & Christopher, CPAsVoting
Jim Brown Commonwealth of KentuckyVoting
Catherine Bush Barter TheatreExofficio
Greg Caudill Farmers National BankExofficio
Sean Coof Local Real Estate AgentVoting
Dale Kihlman RetiredVoting
D. Todd Littlefield Commonwealth of Kentucky AttorneyVoting
Gail Manning Danville City SchoolsVoting
Kristie Martin VolunteerVoting
David Mullin HitachiVoting
Arnetta Myers Ephraim McDowell HealthVoting
Bill Nichols Social Web MasterVoting
Todd Sheene RetiredVoting
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 1
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 17
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 10
Female 8
Unspecified 0
Governance
Board Term Lengths 2
Board Term Limits 2
Board Meeting Attendance % 85%
Written Board Selection Criteria? No
Written Conflict of Interest Policy? No
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage Making In-Kind Contributions 50%
Constituency Includes Client Representation No
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 12
Board Co-Chair
Board CoChair Dale Kihlman
Company Affiliation Retired
Standing Committees
Advisory Board / Advisory Council
Comments
CEO Comments
Having been Managing Director for 15 years, we have had a very successful "run".  We are always trying to improve our artistic and physical plant capabilities.  The challenge has always been to manage our monies and to operate in the black.  However the downturn in the economy has effected us as it has the entire nation.  Generally, the population will cut in the "entertainment" facit of their family budgets.  We have kept our ticket prices low and fair, but they barely cover the costs of productions.  This is a constant challenge.  Our organization is as strong as its volunteers and we have 100s.  We are blessed with a community that supports us, however, our governmental agencies do not - something we are always working on, with futile attempt. 
CEO/Executive Director
Executive Director Karen L. Logue
Term Start Sept 2000
Email karenlogue@hotmail.com
Experience
Our Executive Director has had some 30 plus years of working with theatre organizations and has been an artistic director for as many  years.  She is totally competent in all theatre activities, as well as has secretarial experience which carries over into her business duties for the theatre.
 
Staff
Full Time Staff 1
Part Time Staff 1
Volunteers 100
Contractors 1
Retention Rate 100%
Management Reports to Board? Yes
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 2
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 0
Female 2
Unspecified 0
Formal Evaluations
CEO Formal Evaluation Yes
CEO/Executive Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation No
Comments
CEO Comments
We are currently challenged with the slow economy as all non-profits.  We strive to keep our admission ticket prices in range of our patronage.  We also strive to keep our physical buildings in good working order.  We strive to present educational and entertaining productions on a seasonal calendar.  We are struggling financially, as all non-profits in this financial climate.
Description
This is our Youth division of the theatre that includes summer workshops and at least 2-3 productions each season.  We serve children 5 years of age to adult.
Budget 10000
Category
Population Served , ,
Description
In summer of 2014 - we are inviting 10 students and 2 adults from the IRISH UPLIFT drama program in our Sister City, Carrickfergus, IRELAND to collaborate with our CAMPCAUSEWELOVETOACT.  We aim for this cross-cultural experience with our youth to be a premiere event of unprecedented value!  There will be our annual 2 week camp, with performances at the close of each week-long camp.  Amy and Ryan Moffett run a similar program in their hometown in Ireland and will bring their expertise to Danville to work alongside of our youth directors to combine for a most exciting 2 week event!
Budget $15,000.00
Category Arts, Culture & Humanities, General/Other Arts, Culture & Humanities, General/Other
Population Served At-Risk Populations, K-12 (5-19 years), Minorities
Program Short Term Success
Most our local children might never have an opportunity to work/play with others from a different country and culture.
Program Long term Success
An incredible "cultural exchange" with Irish young people working side-by-side to create productions in a unique opportunity.
Program Comments
CEO Comments
We are in constant search for better parking facilities and even a larger downtown facility for our theatre.  This, of course, always depends on funding and availability.  We prefer to stay downtown to continue to be a part of our our downtown revitalization.  Finances are always a concern - we have operated in the black only 2 years out of the last 5.  Expenses always exceed our income - this is always a constant challenge!  Play royalty, specifically musicals goes up each year.  A simple musical may cost as much as $2000 to simply get approval to perform the music.  Sets, costuming and musicians are additional costs that we find difficult to supply with our forced small budgets.  Our concerns and challenges are not unlike many other arts organizations.  With the current economy we too, have been "hit" by less cash flow for all!  The arts are being cut in schools and nationally in endowments and funding.  We look to organizations such at the Hudson-Ellis funding to help us find a way.
Plans & Policies
Organization has a Fundraising Plan? No
Organization has a Strategic Plan? No
Management Succession Plan? No
Organization Policy and Procedures No
Nondiscrimination Policy No
Whistleblower Policy No
Document Destruction Policy No
Collaborations
We regular collaborate with City Schools for our summer drama camps; we also collaborate with County Schools for their spring/fall productions.  We also collaborate with the local library for their childrens' programming.
Awards
Awards
Award/RecognitionOrganizationYear
Arts Citizen of the Year to our Managing DirectorArts Commission of Danville2010
Government Licenses
Is your organization licensed by the Government? No
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Start Jan 01, 2014
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2014
Projected Revenue $68,000.00
Projected Expenses $68,000.00
Endowment Value $5,050.00
Spending Policy N/A
Detailed Financials
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201420132012
Program Expense------
Administration Expense------
Fundraising Expense------
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses0.89--0.80
Program Expense/Total Expenses0%--0%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%--0%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201420132012
Total Assets$198,092--$203,230
Current Assets$37,877--$43,023
Long-Term Liabilities$157,500--$80,608
Current Liabilities$82,608--$80,608
Total Net Assets$115,484--$122,631
Form 990s
2015 Form 990
2014 Form 990
2013 Form 990
2012 990
2011 990EZ 2011
2010 990EZ 2010
2009 990EZ
2008 990EZ
2007 990EZ
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? Yes
State Registration Yes
Comments
CEO Comments
We are currently operating in the black.  We are still working on building improvements and those monies are still reflected in our financial statements.
 
Foundation Staff Comments Functional expense percentages were provided by the organization.  The breakdown of program, administrative and fundraising expenses were calculated by multiplying the total expense per the Form 990 by the percentages provided by management.
Address PO Box 841
139 North Third Street
Danville, KY 40423
Primary Phone 859 236-8607
Contact Email karenlogue@hotmail.com
CEO/Executive Director Karen L. Logue
Board Chair Bill Nichols
Board Chair Company Affiliation Commonwealth of Kentucky - Education