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:
• Amphion Foundation
• The Association of Performing Arts Presenters Cultural Exchange Program
• The Augustine Foundation
• BMI Foundation
• The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc.
• Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
• Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University
• Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation
• Fresh Sound Foundation
• Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation
• Howard Gilman Foundation
• Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts
• Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation
• OPERA America: Innovation Grants
• OPERA America: New Works Exploration Grants
• The Reed Foundation
• The Ted Snowdon Foundation
• Trust for Mutual Understanding
• 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 Meyer Sound.



p r i s m is produced by Beth Morrison Projects in association with Trinity Church Wall Street. Commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects, David & Kiki Gindler, Linda & Stuart Nelson, and Elizabeth & Justus Schlichting, with additional commissioning support from Nancy and Barry Sanders, OPERA America’s Opera Grants for Female Composers, funded by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation; The Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trust; and National Endowment for the Arts - Art Works. p r i s m was developed by Beth Morrison Projects, Lyric Theatre @Illinois, Arizona State University School of Music, Trinity Wall Street, and PROTOTYPE Festival and will premiere in November 2018 in a rolling-premiere with LA Opera at REDCAT.

The Infinite Hotel is Co-Produced with The Windmill Factory and Old Sound Room.

ThisTree is produced by PROTOTYPE. It was Commissioned, developed and produced through the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP).

Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance was originally commissioned by Ballroom Marfa and co-commissioned by Fusebox Festival.

Train with No Midnight is produced by PROTOTYPE, a Co-Production of Beth Morrison Projects and HERE. Co-commissioned by Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.

Stinney: An American Execution is co-produced by Frances Pollock & Emily Roller. Stinney was workshopped in Baltimore, MD at 2640 Space with the support of Peabody Conservatory and the 2014 Diversity Innovation Grant through Johns Hopkins University.

PROTOTYPE: Out of Bounds is made possible by an Opera America Innovation Grant, supported by the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation.


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 Tyler Mercer at 212-647-0202 x 326, or by email at