Power House Theatre Walla Walla

aka Gesa Power House Theatre   |   WALLA WALLA, WA   |  https://phtww.org/

Mission

To generate a strong, inclusive community through performing arts.

Ruling year info

2016

Executive Director

Heather Schermann

Main address

111 N 6TH AVE

WALLA WALLA, WA 99362 USA

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EIN

32-0498056

NTEE code info

Theater (A65)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

The Little Watts Series

The Little Watts Series coordinates bookings to gear specifically to the youth and families in the Walla Walla area. Performers like jugglers, magicians, and so many more. The Little Watts Series intends to fill the community need for arts education amongst the Walla Walla youth.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Families

The Power House hosts screenings of live performances by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Ballet, and Royal Opera. This program brings opportunities to see recordings of professional productions to the rural Walla Walla community, providing greater exposure to the arts and opportunities for engagement with the public and private schools and colleges in the area.

Population(s) Served
Students
Adults

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.),

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Operations

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

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Power House Theatre Walla Walla

Board of directors
as of 9/21/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. John Jamison

Michelle Connor

Baker Boyer Bank Family Advisor for the DS Baker Advisors

Ted Cox

4H Youth Specialist

Erica Walter

Marketing Consultant

Karl Eckhardt

Amy Watkins

Jim Barrow

Darcie Furlan

Retired, Book Publishing

Mike Howell

Retired, Veteran

Tricia Rice

Baker Boyer Bank, Marketing

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/05/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/01/2021

Policies and practices developed in partnership with Equity in the Center, a project that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems within the social sector to increase racial equity. Learn more

Data
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.