Financial Information

FinancialInformationHorizon Theatre is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Subscription revenue and ticket sales cover approximately 50% of our operating expenses. The remaining 50% is raised through charitable donations from individual donors, corporate and foundation grants, and government contracts.

Financial Achievements

  • During its entire history, Horizon Theatre Company has never operated at a deficit and has an operating reserve fund.
  • Received Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund grant multiple times and is part of the Loridans/Trammell Foundation Theatre Initiative Grant.
  • Horizon’s Artistic Directors, Lisa and Jeff Adler, received the 1999 Abby Award for Arts Professionals of the Year and were named 1999 Lexus Leaders of the Arts by WABE.
  • Budget has grown from an initial $15,000 to nearly $1,000,000.
  • Subscribers have increased from 150 to 2000.
  • Audiences have increased from 2,000 to 35,000 annually.
  • Major funders include the Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts, City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • Horizon is governed by a 17-25 member Board of Directors and run by eight full-time staff members.
  • Weekend performances are regularly sold out; average attendance is greater than 70% of capacity.