Support: Funders

Jonathan Berger's VisitationsPROTOTYPE 2014

PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now receives leadership funding from:
• The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
With other generous support from:
• The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc.
• Amphion Foundation
• The Association of Performing Arts Presenters Cultural Exchange Program
• The Augustine Foundation
• BMI Foundation
• Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
• Fresh Sound Foundation
• Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation
• Howard Gilman Foundation
• Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts
• Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation
• OPERA America’s New Works Exploration Grant
• The Reed Foundation
• The Ted Snowdon Foundation
• Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation

Additional support is provided by:
• New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council
• New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature

PROTOTYPE receives generous corporate support from Edison Properties.
Edison Properties

Mata Hari has received commissioning, development, and production support through the HERE Artist Residency Program, with additional support provided by the New York State Council on the Arts.

Breaking the Waves was co-commissioned with Opera Philadelphia and Beth Morrison Projects. World Premiere production by Opera Philadelphia. Major support for Breaking the Waves has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage and the William Penn Foundation. Additional support is provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Wallace Foundation, and OPERA America's Opera Grants for Female Composers program, supported by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. Additional commissioning support by Allen Freedman and Judith Brick Freedman.

anatomy theater was commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects, Ridge Theater, Justus & Helen Schlichting, Linda & Stuart Nelson, Paul King, Marla & Chris Ahearn. Additional commissioning support provided by BRIC, Nancy & Barry Sanders and Miles & Joni Benickes.  anatomy theater is funded, in part, by an award from The National Endowment for the Arts - Art Works, and by public funds from The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.  Additional funding was provided by the Multi-Arts Production Fund (MAP), the Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts and New Music USA.

Silent Voices is a co-commission of Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and WQXR. Silent Voices is generously supported by The Aaron Copland Fund for Music; the Amphion Foundation; the Howard Gilman Foundation; the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund; The MAP Fund, supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; and New Music USA. Special thanks to Marcus Wainwright and rag & bone for supporting the project by dressing the Chorus. 


Corporate Support

PROTOTYPE can provide corporations with a valuable platform for partnership. Because each company has different objectives, we customize benefits and recognition to meet your needs, including:

Brand alignment with two of the most innovative arts producers in New York City, the cultural capital of the world
Recognition in marketing collateral, press releases, and at events
Access to host private events at HERE, located in the heart of SoHo
Private events and talk-backs with artists for clients and guests
Complimentary tickets to attend performances

To learn more about corporate partnership opportunities, and for a complete prospectus please contact Brenna Thomas at 212-647-0202 x 326, or by email at