SYNETIC THEATRE INC

Theater That Moves

aka Synetic Theater   |   Arlington, VA   |  www.synetictheater.org

Mission

Synetic redefines theatre by blending innovative techniques and movement, investing in artists' growth, and creating unforgettable visceral experiences for every audience.

Ruling year info

1997

Managing Director

Jason Najjoum

Artistic Director

Mr. Paata Tsikurishvili

Main address

2155 Crystal Plaza Arcade T-19

Arlington, VA 22202 USA

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EIN

52-2001215

NTEE code info

Theater (A65)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

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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?

Mainstage Productions

Mainstage productions, created by the artistic team of Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili and other Synetic Company Members, have been performed in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, and New York City. "Synetic Theater traffics in rapturously surrealist stagecraft" (Mondello, City Paper), and this creative team has brought such productions as Hamlet...the rest is silence, Host and Guest, The Master and Margarita, Faust, The Dybbuk, Frankenstein, Macbeth, and The Fall of the House of Usher to Washington-area audiences. The company produces 4-5 mainstage shows each year.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Classes and Camps for kids and adults in Synetic Studio, year round.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth

Training program for emerging directors and choreographers for theater.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Family Series shows consist of productions geared toward audiences of all ages with the goal of involving children in the magic of theater at an early age. "An enchanting confection for both youngsters and adults" (Washington Post). Puppet shows bring this complicated and beautiful art form to life for family audiences. Mime productions take a fresh approach to the art of acting without words. The company produces 1-2 Family Shows per year.

Population(s) Served
Families

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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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 shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Community meetings/Town halls,

  • 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 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, Our board,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback,

Financials

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Operations

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

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SYNETIC THEATRE INC

Board of directors
as of 2/4/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Rick Hardy

FedData

Term: 2019 - 2021


Board co-chair

Michael Haskett

KaylaTek

Paata Tsikurishvili

Synetic Theater

Michael Haskett

KaylaTek

Jeffrey Schragg

Newton Grange LLC

Julianna Mahley

Retired Arts Manager

Rick Hardy

FedData

Timothy Carlton

Library of Congress

Allison Foster

Association of Schools of Public Health

Ryan Merkel

Arena Stage

Blair Ruble

Wilson Center

Stephanie King

U.S. Small Business Administration

Tracy Gabriel

National Landing Business Improvement District

Tracy Fisher

U.S. Attorney

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and 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 ? No
  • Ethics and 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? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/2/2021,

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
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Central Asian
Gender identity
Male
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/01/2021

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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.