Our Business

Financials and Impact

In order to practice transparency in all of our areas of work and in accordance with IRS regulations, our IRS 990 forms, financial statements and annual reports are provided below.

Incorporation

Kyoung’s Pacific Beat was founded as Pacific Beat Collective on Jan. 1, 2011 and was a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas from June 14, 2012 through June 2, 2021. The company was renamed Kyoung’s Pacific Beat on August 26, 2014 as an unincorporated DBA.

Kyoung’s Pacific Beat, Inc. incorporated as a non-profit on March 17, 2021 and received 501(c)3 tax-exemption status on May 11, 2021. On Jan. 29, 2024, KPB’s Board of Directors voted to dissolve its non-profit status.

Financial Trajectory

Kyoung’s Pacific Beat, Inc 990 (FY23)
Kyoung’s Pacific Beat, Inc Financial Statements (FY23)

Our Numbers

Awards & Funders

Awards

2022 NYC Office for the Prevention of Hate-Crimes Innovation Award
2021 APAP/American Express Innovation Award
2010 UNESCO-Aschberg Laureate

Foundation Support

ART/NY Small Theaters Fund
Brooklyn Arts Council – Brooklyn Arts Fund
Brooklyn Arts Leadership Collaborative
Howard Gilman Foundation
IndieSpace
Fidelity Charitable
JKW Foundation
New York Community Trust
NYSCA/TDF Tap Plus
Wallace Foundation

Public Support

District Council Member Farah Louis
National Endowment for the Arts
New York State Council on the Arts
NYC Department of Youth and Community Development
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs

Institutional and Community Partners

Asians Fighting Injustice
Caribbean Equality Project
GAPIMNY
The Exponential Festival
Pregones / Puerto Rican Traveling Theater

Matching Gifts

JP Morgan Chase’s Good Works Program

In-Kind Services

APICHA

Individual Donors

Benefactors

Ariel Estrada
Sooyoung Hwang
PennyMaria Jackson
Ann Marie Lonsdale
Laurence Pagnoni and Wei Ng

Champions

John Chin
Daniel Lim
Fred Lonsdale
Arnaldo López
Pamela Roach
Ryan Shen
Jason Tseng
Clara Yoon

Wavemakers

Arts FMS
Randi Berry
Christopher Bogart
Jason Chan
Snehal Desai
Scout James
Tiffany Vega-Gibson
Gary Yu

Troublemakers

Nic Adams
Jess Applebaum
Nic Benacerraf
David Blasher
Max Dana
Maria De Leon
Michael Klein
Courtney DeStefano
Brandi Glover
Lisa Gold
Richard In
Scout James
Wanda Lopez
Shira Milikowsky
Jean Ng
Jacob Padrón
Jun-Hwan Park
Marlene Ramirez-Cancio
David Skeist
Joe Tolbert
Donna Truong
Salem Tsegaye
Moe Yousuf

Advocates

Yazmany Arboleda
John Backe
Gennaro Bruno
Sang Yi Choung
Amanda Crater
Courtney DeStefano
Daniel Georges
Jon Froehlich
Benjamin Goldman
Kemi Ilesanmi
Koy Logistics
Woody Loverude
Atsushi Matsuda
Rowland Mendoza
Jorge Merced
Jim Nicola
Regine Reyes
Rosalba Rolon
John Rooney
Adriana Rossetto
Megan Runyan
Wynn Salisch
Fernando Saucedo
Martha Sickles
L Tantay
Jolanda Walter

Agents

Raquel Almazan
AJ Muhammad
Cara Page
Nandita Shenoy
Ching Valdes-Aran
Women of Color in the Arts (WOCA)
Weiben Wang
Jackie Wu
Carol Zou

Movers

Claudia Alick
Hector Pascual Alvarez
Robert Bangiola
Suzanna Cameron
Mashuq Deen
Ianthe Demos
Ingrid Lee
Michael Liu
Sydnie Mosley
Benjamin Yuen

*List current as of April 1, 2024. If you would like to make a correction or address an omission, please contact us via email.

Phase 1 Partners (2020-2023)

Institutional Partners: Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, Flatbush Junction, PeoplesHub, Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater; Community Partners: Asians4Abolition, GAPIMNY, The Blasian March, The Exponential Festival.

Phase 1 Donors (2020-2023)

Foundations: ART/NY Small Theaters Fund, ART/NY Edith Lutyens & Norman Bel Geddes Design Enhancement Fund, ART/NY Microgrants, Brooklyn Arts Council – Brooklyn Arts Fund, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Emma A. Sheafer Charitable Trust, Fiordellisi Williams Family Foundation, Ford Foundation, Indie Theater Fund, John Golden Fund, Mosaic Fund and Network at the New York Community Trust, Non-Profit Finance Fund; Public Funders: District Council Member Farah Louis, National Endowment for the Arts, NYC Office for Prevention of Hate Crimes, New York State Council on the Arts; Fellowships: 2021 New York Foundation for the Arts Incubator for Executive Leaders of Color Fellow, 2021 Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship, Recommended Alternate, 2019-2020 Dramatist Guild Fellowship, 2019-2020 Target Margin Theater Arts Management Fellowship, 2018-2020 Association of Performing Arts Professionals Leadership Fellows Program, 2018-2019 Intercultural Leadership Institute Fellowship; In-Kind: Sanae Ohno.

Founding Partners (2011-2020)

Institutional Partners: Arts Council Korea (Seoul), Baryshnikov Arts Center, BRIC Arts Media Center, The Bushwick Starr, Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral (Santiago, Chile), Centro of Theater of the Oppressed (Rio de Janeiro), Columbia University, Consortium of Asian-American Theaters and Artists, DUOC (Santiago, Chile), Ensemble Studio Theater’s Youngblood, Ewha Womens’ University (Seoul), Global Arts Village (New Delhi), HERE Arts Center, Kyung Hee University (Suwon, South Korea), LaGuardia Performing Arts College, Lark Play Development Center, Mabou Mines, Ma-Yi Theater Writer’s Lab, National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, New Ohio Theater, Performance Project @ University Settlement, Royal Court Theater (London), Sanskriti Pratisthan (New Delhi), Second Generation Productions, Soho Theatre’s Writer’s Hub (London), The Sol Project, The Tank, Theater C, University of Washington, Vermont Studio Center, Community Partners: ALTA-The Alliance of Latinx Theater Artists of Chicago, API Ranbow Parents of PFLAG NYC, Asian-American Arts Alliance, Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, BAAD! (Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance), The Brooklyn Commune, Culturebot, CUNY’s Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, GAPIMNY, Hollaback!, Invisible 2 Invincible: Asian Pacific Islander Pride of Chicago, Korean Cultural Center New York, Nothing Without a Company, Pop Magic Productions, The Sip, SALGA, Urban Theater Company at Batey Urbano, Q-Wave.

Founding Donors (2011-2020)

Angels: Keryn Redstone, Anonymous (1), Boss: Anonymous (1), Benefactors: Sooyoung Hwang, Daniel Lim, Anonymous (1), Champions: Robert S. Foust and John Lee, Stephanie Hsu, PennyMaria Jackson, Mia Jeong, Jesse Longman, Joe Henriquez McNearney, Jason Tseng, Laurence Pagnoni, Anonymous (2), Wavemakers: Randi Berry, Max Dana, David Lee, David Skeist, Jacob & Marcia Toledano, Timothy Tompkins, Anonymous (1), Troublemakers: Clover Chambers, Jacob Chen and Michael Rebolos, Judith & Dick Crater, Teresa Edenholm, Cia Ai Eng, Kikki Ghezzi, Ariana Hellerman, Young June Kim, Arnaldo J. López, Wynn Salisch, Eduardo Toscani, Tiffany Vega, Maya Westcott, Anonymous (6), Advocates: Carlos Armesto, Jess Applebaum, John Backe, Lucrecia Briceno, Genevieve Dreyfus, Berioska Ipinza, Kathy Kowalski, Thomas Long, Maude Mitchell, A. Rey Pamatmat, Jelena Radovic, Cara Scarmack, Joan & Shawn Sheehan, Patrick Wang (in memory of), Mo Zhou, Anonymous (2), Agents: Jason Chan, Sam Chanse, Gladys Chen, Dennis Chin, Dustin Chinn, Naveen Choudhury, Ariel Estrada, Pietro A. Gonzalez, Rosalind Grush, Lilian Haney, Kerry Huang, Winnie Huang, Rimma Kats, Soomi Kim, Peter Kuo, David Mendizabal, Don Nguyen, Angela Reed, Katy Rubin, Fernando Saucedo Lastra, Monica Snellings, Belle Yeh, Cate Yu, Anonymous (3), Movers: Raquel Almazan, David Conison, Amanda Feldman, Mrinalini Kamath, Peter Kim, Geraldo Lopes, Tina Mitchell, Scott Nogi, Eugene Oh, Jiehae Park, Hector Pascual, Jocelyn Prince, Coco M Schneider, Ryan Shen, Nandita Shenoy, Ari Tabei, Giovania Tiarachristie, Alice Yorke, Anonymous (2), Foundations: Arvon Foundation (London), Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant (2015, 2018), GK Foundation (Seoul), Nancy Quinn Fund, a program of the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (2018), Princess Grace Foundation, Special Projects grant, via Theater C, Salesforce.org, Theatre Communications Group, Global Connections–On the Road Program, We Oppose Violence Everywhere Now (WOVEN), Public Support: NYSCA-A.R.T./New York Creative Opportunity Fund, A Statewide Theatre Regrant Program (2017), Fellowships: 2017 Creative Mellon Fellowship, 2015-2017 The Field Leadership Fund Fellowship, 2014 Target Margin Theater’s Institute for Theater-Making Fellow, 2004 Edward Albee Fellowship, Awards: 2010 UNESCO Aschberg-Laureate.