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<br /> FY 2019 Annual Report<br /> re-declaration of creative independence…a remix of<br /> ennedy’s first public words as president on the occasion<br /> f an inaugural moment…some self evident truths and<br /> ome personal views expressed with an intent to<br /> nvite and connect…a shout out to toni morrison…an<br /> pplecart noticeably not upset, and yet filled with some<br /> nusual fruit…filled with something brand new we can<br /> ll taste…filled with seeds of something we all must<br /> row…this morning we declare it…an assertion of the<br /> itizen as artist and the artist as leader…a bet you<br /> an’t recite the bill of rights but you know all the words<br /> o stairway to heaven…you’ve heard the soundtrack<br /> o many times you could probably understudy for lin-<br /> anuel miranda at this point…artists are our avatars…it’s<br /> self evident truth, this is a re-declaration of it…joy is a<br /> uman right…inspiration is an american ideal…in<br /> rder t<a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=1"> FY 2019 Annual Report</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=2"> re-declaration of creative independence…a remix </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=3"> Letter from Chairman David M. Rubenstein and Pres</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=4"> The REACH CELEBRATING September 7, 2019 ma</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=5"> PHOTO 3</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=6"> Building the Future, Together When Kennedy Cent</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=7"> With its dramatic curves and gentle slopes, archi</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=8"> But what to call this annex that was at once a ne</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=9"> THE REACH </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=10"> “The REACH is a stunning architectural addition t</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=11"> THE REACH “From the earliest days, the REACH wa</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=12"> A beginning: The REACH Opening Festival I</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=13"> Turnaround Arts artist Trombone Shorty led a crow</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=14"> Participation & Exploration Visitors of all age</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=15"> THE REACH Creation & Incubation The REACH </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=16"> FY 2019 ANNUAL REPORT </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=17"> Conversation & Representation The festival unde</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=18"> FY 2019 ANNUAL REPORT Reflection & Connection</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=19"> THE REACH </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=20"> “As we express our gratitude, we must ne</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=21"> THE REACH There are not enough words to exp</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=22"> Only at the Kennedy Center ADVANCING </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=23"> TU Dance performs with Bon Iver as part of DIRECT</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=24"> Connecting through stories Migration, climate ch</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=25"> National Geographic Photo Camp added visual story</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=26"> planted the seeds of jazz. To honor his legacy, M</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=27"> Going modern & experimental DIRECT CURRENT, a tw</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=28"> Pulitzer Prize finalist Heidi Schreck brought her </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=29"> Reflecting on current events Located in the hear</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=30"> The Kennedy Center presented programming to provi</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=31"> Art for anyone, anywhere, anytime Only at the K</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=32"> Beyond the Stage EDUCATING The Ken</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=33"> STATEMENT ART Recommend Long Way Down image </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=34"> are more than twice as likely to </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=35"> BEYOND THE STAGE CLASSROOM LEVEL 26 Teaching </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=36"> Developing Artists & Arts Leaders The Kennedy C</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=37"> BEYOND THE STAGE </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=38"> Performances for </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=39"> Inspiring Young Audiences Providing art that ex</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=40"> Reaching Communities Nationwide From coast to c</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=41"> BEYOND THE STAGE MAPLEWOOD, MINNESOTA Tra</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=42"> On Stage PRODUCING AND The Kennedy Center </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=43"> Choreographer Edwaard Liang’s “The Infinite Ocean,</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=44"> 42</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=45"> ON STAGE National Symphony Orchestra Gianandrea </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=46"> “an orchestra Noseda and the NSO perfo</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=47"> ON STAGE Artistic Advisor Ben Folds’s DECLASS</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=48"> 46</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=49"> Washington National Opera The 2018–2019 season ma</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=50"> New works, new artists WNO continued to shape a </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=51"> school singers in the U.S., celebrated its 20th y</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=52"> Ballet and Contemporary Dance The ballet and con</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=53"> Theater Following the success of its inaugural s</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=54"> Comedy Comedy at the Kennedy Center continues to</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=55"> Jazz Reframing the boundaries of experimentation</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=56"> Hip Hop Culture Under the leadership of Artistic</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=57"> ON STAGE The 41st Kennedy Center Honors r</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=58">Like most American cultural institutions, the Kenn</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=59"> FINANCIALS September 29, 2019 Sept</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=60"> Our Supporters THE GENEROUS It is through </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=61"> Visitors enjoy an outdoor performance by Squonk O</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=62"> Honorary Chairs Mrs. Melania Trum</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=63"> OUR SUPPORTERS National Symphony Orchestra Bo</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=64"> Nancy Jean Davis, United States Rachael Dedman, U</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=65"> OUR SUPPORTERS Company </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=66"> Julia Louis-Dreyfus accepts the Mark Twain Prize </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=67"> Corporate donors contributing $10,000 or more as </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=68"> Visionary Benefactors The Kennedy Center wishes t</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=69"> OUR SUPPORTERS JoAnn McGrath and the Highl</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=70"> John E. Felicitas and Christine R. Wray Mr. Al</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=71"> Patrons enter the REACH Welcome Pavilion near the</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=72"> Mr. and Mrs. Gino P. and Kim K.S. Pagotto Caro</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=73"> Puppeteers perform as part of the Center’s annual</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=74"> Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kountoupes James H. Krieger Mr. </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=75"> Members of Jacob Jonas The Company at the REACH. </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=76"> Patron Circle ($1,800 - $3,999) Mr. and Mrs. Byrl</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=77"> Mr. Ken Buckley and Mrs. Baerbel Bernhardt S.M</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=78"> The Fardshisheh Family Ms. Gina Shultz Ms. Linda </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=79"> Iris Holland Joanne and Russell Hollrah Mr. and M</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=80"> Casey Cott and Company in The Who’s Tommy, part o</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=81"> Renée Meyer and Robert Stokes Lisa M. Mezzetti Ja</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=82"> David and Susan Reichardt William and Annette Rei</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=83"> Wolfgang K. Thiers Captain and Mrs. David W. Thom</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=84"> Building The Future Campaign The Kennedy Center </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=85"> Centennial Circle The Kennedy Center expresses i</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=86"> Endowment Gifts and Bequests Distinguished Benef</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=87"> Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Hope Boykin </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=88"> The Rostropovich Legacy Guild These farsighted m</a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=89"> OUR SUPPORTERS </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=90"> Mission As the nation’s performing arts center, </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=91"> the name of the building is not “stay”. it’s not </a> <a title="Kennedy Center Annual Report FY19 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a41a22c?page=92"> The John F. Kennedy Center for the Perfo</a>