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The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

aka The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center   |   Great Barrington, MA   |  https://mahaiwe.org/

Mission

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center presents live performances, film, and cultural events year-round, bringing a variety of content to the stage and screen of our historic Berkshire theater, through programs of the highest quality in dance, music, drama, comedy, ​and educational and family programs. We bring together diverse audiences and artists, highlight national and regional talent, and contribute to the quality of life of our community through the performing arts.

Ruling year info

2003

Executive Director

Ms. Janis Martinson

Main address

PO Box 690

Great Barrington, MA 01230 USA

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EIN

57-1140453

NTEE code info

Performing Arts Centers (A61)

Rural (S32)

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Our programs

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

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center presents live performances, film, and cultural events year-round bringing a variety of content to the stage and screen of our historic Berkshire theater, through programs of the highest quality in dance, music, drama, comedy, ​and educational and family programs.

The Mahaiwe offers approximately 140 programs each year reaching more than 35,000 people annually. The Mahaiwe’s Arts Education programming serves more than 3,000 students from dozens of area schools every year. Our Community Outreach Program maintains partnerships with neighboring social service organizations to bring the performing arts to traditionally underserved individuals and families.

Our goal is to present programs that appeal to all ages and interests, at ticket prices affordable to our community. We bring together diverse audiences and artists, highlight national and regional talent, and contribute to the quality of life of our community through the performing arts.

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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 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, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

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

    We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive

  • 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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The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Board of directors
as of 11/02/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Margaret Deutsch

Bob Hoyt Boyett

Maggie Buchwald

Vicki Weiner

John D. Miller

Dan Lipson

Mandy Victor-Pieczarka

Richard L. Solar

Susan Grausman

Ron Ashendorf

Ronald Frohne

Allison Wintner

Lawrence Rutkowski

Katie Cliff Burns

Carrie Chen

Debi R. Feinman

Jane F. Greenman

Benjamin Liptzin

Rick Miramontez

Sheila Parekh-Blum

Roger Persell

Abby Schroeder

Marc Siegel

Board leadership practices

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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 ? Yes
  • 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? No