SUPPORT: Funders & Insiders

We are deeply grateful to all of the following, who support the work of our artists. We would not be HERE without them.

HERE’S programming is made possible with Public Funds from: the National Endowment for the Arts; the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, Office of the Mayor of New York, and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito; and the Offices of the Manhattan Borough President; City Council Member Corey Johnson; and New York State Assembly Member Deborah J. Glick. We are extremely grateful for the support and advocacy of all of our dedicated elected officials: Senator Charles E. Schumer, Senator Kirsten R. Gillibrand, Representative Jerrold L. Nadler, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer and the Cultural Affairs Committee of the City Council, City Council Member Corey Johnson, State Senator Brad M. Hoylman, and Assembly Member Deborah J. Glick.

(This list includes donors as of 11/02/2015) 

Season In-Kind Sponsors

We are deeply grateful to all of the following, who support the work of our artists. We would not be HERE without them.

Funders

  • American Express
  • A.R.T/New York
  • Association of Performing Arts Presenters
  • Edith Lutyens & Norman Bel Geddes Design Enhancement Fund
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • British Council
  • The Bubble Lounge
  • CEC ArtsLink
  • Joseph & Joan Cullman Foundation for the Arts
  • Barbara Bell Cumming Foundation
  • Danish Arts Council
  • Danish Consulate of New York
  • Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
  • Dramatists Guild Fund
  • FJC
  • Foundation for Contemporary Arts
  • Google
  • Goldman Sachs Gives
  • The Greenwall Foundation
  • The Jim Henson Foundation
  • The Jerome Foundation
  • Leon Levy Foundation
  • Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
  • MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital, supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • mediaThe Foundation
  • The Edith MeiserFoundation
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Mental Insight Foundation
  • LuEsther T. Mertz Advised Fund
  • Mertz Gilmore Foundation
  • The New York Community Trust
  • Fan Fox & Leslie R. Samuels Foundation
  • Peg Santvoord Foundation
  • The Scherman Foundation
  • Select Equity Group
  • The Rockefeller Foundation Cultural Innovation Fund
  • The Shubert Foundation
  • The Harold & Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust
  • TheaterMania
  • Theatre Communications Group
  • Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation
  • HERE is extremely grateful to CJ Follini for his donation of rehearsal space for our Resident Artists.

Partners

  • Lower Manhattan Arts League
  • ART/NY (Alliance of Resident Theaters)
  • Theatre Communications Group
  • The Association of Performing Arts Presenters
  • The Hudson Square Connection

PROTOTYPE

PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now receives leadership funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; with other generous support from The Charles and Cerise Jacobs Fund for New Opera, Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, The Reed Foundation, Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation, The Ted Snowdon Foundation, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., Amphion Foundation, the Fresh Sound Foundation, the Augustine Foundation, and Opera America's New Works Exploration Grant.

Members

Our League of HERE-Os

  • Lynn Bartner & Elisha Wiesel
  • Jamie Bennett
  • Cheryl Henson
  • Nina & Rob Kaufelt
  • Diane & Adam E. Max
  • Hillary Richard & Pete McCabe
  • Jennifer McCrea
  • Jennifer Suh Whitfield & Benjamin Whitfield

$2,500+

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Lou-Ellen & Mel Barkan
  • Tony Barkan
  • Svante Bergstrom Theater Foundation
  • Lesley & Michael Champness
  • Anita Contini & Stephen Van Anden
  • Eve Ensler
  • Louise Gund
  • Sally & Fred Harris
  • Bethany Haynes & Megan E. Bell
  • Marcie Ley
  • Sarah Kershaw & Kevin J. Matthews
  • Kate Levin & Mark Di Suvero
  • Michael R. Margitich

$1,000 - $2,499

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Andreas Antoniou & William Castiglione
  • Jennifer Egan & David Herskovits
  • Barbara Farah
  • Joseph Fink, In memory of Ron Fink
  • FJC
  • CJ Follini
  • Agnes Gund
  • Rick Kim
  • Alice Kjellgren
  • Valerie Knecht
  • Maya Lin
  • Leeda Marting
  • Liz & Jeff Peek
  • Anna & Martin Rabinowitz
  • Christina & Jeremiah Reen
  • Darren J. Reinstein
  • Related Companies
  • Brian Selznick & David Serlin
  • Claudia & Michael Spies
  • Moira Stone & Robert Honeywell
  • Elise Weingarten
  • Yuniyoon

$500 - $999

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Ellen Baer & David Lebenstein
  • Kara Medoff Barnett & Dov Barnett
  • Vilem Benes
  • Barbara Busackino & Basil Twist
  • The Charles and Cerise Jacobs Fund for New Opera
  • Creative Time
  • Cheryl Cohen Effron
  • Sarah Corcoran & George Allayannis
  • Fazeela Ferouz
  • Susan K. Freedman & Rabbi Richard Jacobs Family Trust
  • Gray Family
  • Clare & Vartan Gregorian
  • Burcu Gurucay
  • Laura Hansen & Jim Stubbs
  • Joanne Jacobson
  • Katherine Kellgren
  • Sarah & Victor Kovner
  • David Latham
  • Meg MacCary & Arne Jokela
  • Laura Mackall
  • Virginia Millhiser
  • Helen Mills & Gary Tannenbaum
  • North Street Community LLC
  • Angela Panichi
  • Leonora P. Prowell
  • Liz Radke
  • Randy Rollison
  • Anthony Santa Cattarina
  • Neil Sekhri & Christopher Sherrill
  • Martha Sherman
  • Carl Skutsch
  • John Sullivan
  • Mei Tao

$250 - $499

  • Anonymous (4)
  • D. Arvig
  • Erwin Bakx
  • Andre Bishop
  • Eileen Blumenthal
  • Michelle Branch
  • Andrew Duncan Brown
  • Vince Bruns
  • Catherine Cahill & William Bernhard
  • Nancy & Joe Champness
  • Noreen Collins
  • Jackie Eckhouse & Andy Mitchell
  • Martha J. Fleischman
  • Abigail Gampel & David Bornstein
  • Vallejo Gantner
  • Sandra Guerrant
  • Laura & David T. Harris
  • Patricia & Stephen Haynes
  • Kit & Dan Holton-Roth
  • Suli Holum & Trey Lyford
  • Kurt Howard
  • Gordon Hui
  • Mari Ito
  • Elysabeth Kleinhans
  • Fred Kolo
  • Scott Lehrer
  • Lisa Levy & Phil Buehler
  • William M. Lynch
  • Tim Maner
  • Leslie Maslow
  • Margaret Murray
  • Liz Neumark
  • Sheila Nevins
  • Betty Ann Ottinger
  • Lea Anne & Randy Ottinger
  • Katherine Peabody
  • Paula Rackoff
  • Jyothi Rao
  • Mary S. Riebold
  • Maggie & Bob Rotanz
  • Tanya Selvaratnam
  • Amy Shaw
  • Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
  • Jackie & Ezra Weisman
  • Frank Wilker
  • Bora Yoon
  • Francine Zerfas & Royston Coppenger

$100 - $249

  • Anonymous (9)
  • Patricia Aguilera
  • Cathy & Charles P. Alexander
  • Martha Ballenger
  • Elizabeth Barr
  • Maree & Jason Baruch
  • Mathew Bennett
  • Georges Benoliel
  • Sarah Benson
  • Roslyn Biskin
  • Suzanne Bocanegra, David Lang, Ike, Thea & Judah Lang
  • Tommy Boyer
  • Jeep Bryant
  • Barbara & Bill Carswell
  • Fiona Carswell
  • Andi Casson & Glen Milstein
  • Joanna & Jamie Cawley
  • Mary L. Chan
  • Abbott Chrisman
  • Andrew Cohen
  • Marc Cooper
  • Claire L. Cote
  • Nicholas Croft
  • Randy Davis
  • Andrew & Stephanie Dominus
  • Jean Dommermuth
  • Hayden Eager
  • Karen Eckhoff
  • Dana Edell
  • Jody Falco & Jeffrey Steinman
  • Oscar Figueroa
  • Cynthia Flowers
  • Sarah & Joseph Gallo
  • Patricia Garbutt
  • Benoit Gaspard
  • Gloriane & Eric
  • David Goldenberg & Tom Gold
  • Jenny Goldie-Scot
  • Damien Gray
  • Francis Greenburger Charitable Fund
  • Brad Greenwood
  • Darrick Harris
  • Ben P. Hartley
  • Prof. Charlotte J. Headrick
  • Steven P. Hellenbrand
  • Deborah Holt
  • Lauren Hewitt
  • Jill & Bob Jaffe
  • Patti James
  • Kipp Jarecke-Cheng
  • Arielle Javitch
  • Patricia A. Jeffers
  • Kathleen Jenkins & Mark Lerman
  • Sharon Kalemkiarian
  • Catherine Kleszczewski, Jason H. Schwartzman & Zoe C. Schwartzman
  • Jorji Knickrehm & Jason Rich
  • Roberto Krutiansky
  • Alice B. Kurten
  • Gyongy Laky & Tom Layton
  • Carolyn Lanchner
  • Patricia Laxton
  • Stephanie Lazzara
  • Jean & Francine LeBlanc
  • Jay Lee Family
  • David Lehmann & Ken May
  • Jean Leo & Richard Kuczkowski
  • Mark Lerman
  • Herbert Levitt
  • Carol Androccio Lewitt
  • Michele & Michael Littenberg
  • Litts Famils
  • Margaret T. MacCary
  • Anne Mackinnon
  • Ellen Maddow & Paul Zimet
  • Scott Maidment
  • Jim Mangines
  • Steve Marston
  • Kristin Marting
  • Helene & Yves Marquis
  • Susan Mattmann
  • Sandra Mezzanotte
  • Nicholas Micozzi
  • Garrett Mitchell
  • Suzanne Morris
  • Beth Morrison
  • Grace & Matthew Morrison
  • Susan Mosakowski & Matthew Maguire
  • Megan Newman
  • David Nochimson
  • Richard Ottinger
  • Ronald Lawrence Ottinger
  • Robert Paterson
  • Muriel Peers
  • Paula Pelosi
  • Lissa Perlman & Seth Hulkower
  • Carole Pesner
  • Stephen Petronio
  • Anthony Piccillo
  • Ashley Rawlings
  • Amanda K. Ringger
  • Katy Rogers
  • Brian M. Rosen
  • Sarah Rulfs
  • Gary & Alli Schwartz
  • Margaret Seay Morton
  • Mary Shaughnessy
  • Griffin Skutsch
  • Wil Smith
  • CJ Smith
  • Nanette Smith
  • Preston Stahly
  • Elizabeth Streb
  • Maria Striar
  • Jennifer Sunshine Hwa
  • Harriet J. Taub
  • Theatermania.com
  • Adam J. Thompson
  • Basil Twist
  • Doris Ullendorff
  • Charles T. Urban
  • Cheryl Van Hooven
  • Vish Varghese
  • Laurel Voss
  • Sturgis Warner
  • Margaret Weber
  • Kim Whitener
  • Cornelia Winthrop
  • Celine Woo
  • Paul David Young

$1 - 99

  • Anonymous (13)
  • Daniel Abbruzzese
  • William Abrams
  • Victoria Abrash & Bruce Allardice
  • Marita Abril
  • Grant Adamson
  • Pamela Jean B. Agaloos
  • Jacob Akira Okada
  • Dorothee Alemany
  • Kate Allen, JCCC
  • Jennifer Allen & Deke Weaver
  • Kyle Ancowitz
  • Laurie Aragon
  • Ayo Atterberry
  • Les AuCoin
  • CC Avila de Bramhall
  • Anna Azrieli
  • Amy Ballmer
  • Emily Barry
  • Laura & Joel Bassin
  • Christina Bazdekis
  • Margaret Beach
  • Lydia Bell
  • Alexandra Beller
  • Jodi Bender
  • Diana Benigno
  • Cecilio Benn
  • Nicolas Beracerraf
  • Susan Bernfield & Claude Millman
  • Marisa Biaggi
  • Vanessa Bley
  • David Bloom
  • Lily Bo
  • Roscoe Born
  • Marc Bovino
  • Kate Brehm
  • Patricia Brophy
  • Megan Brown
  • Laura Brown Rodgers
  • Robert Buford
  • Jean Butler
  • Melissa Bybee
  • Erin Cairns
  • Christina Campanella
  • Julia Campanelli
  • Lisa Campario
  • Peter Caplan
  • Jeffrey Caraway
  • Yanira Castro
  • Douglas Cawley
  • Robyn Chastain
  • Rachel Chavkin
  • Peggy Cheng
  • Ping Chong
  • Alexis Clements
  • Kathleen Cobb
  • Jennifer Wright Cook
  • Cecilia Copeland
  • Cotton & Teplin
  • Ezra Cove
  • Cynthia Croot
  • Bernardo Cubria
  • Clementine Cummer
  • Conrad Cummings
  • Aislinn Curry
  • Lawrence Dail
  • Lisa D'Amour & Brendan Connelly
  • Victor Davis
  • Rebecca Davis
  • Katie Dean
  • Jessica Del Vecchio
  • Milka Djordjevich
  • Joe Doran
  • Toni Dove
  • Scott Dragoo
  • Ursula Easgly
  • Karlan Eberhardt
  • William Eddy
  • Sarah Edkins
  • Rachel Edwards
  • Diane & Barry Eisenstat
  • Paul Elyshevitz
  • Elizabeth R. English
  • Irwin Epstein
  • Eyemag
  • Audrey Fan
  • Bertie Ferdman
  • Lauren Fichtel
  • Anne-Marie Fink & Brian Wu
  • Stephanie Fleischmann
  • Gia Forakis
  • Kamilah Foreman
  • Joan Fortune
  • Beth Fredrick & Don Palmer
  • Ximena Garnica & Shige Moriya
  • Geraldine Gillen
  • Stephanie Gante & Daniel Cobleigh
  • Carson Gleberman
  • Leigh Goldenberg & Aaron Bauman
  • Bob Goldfarb
  • Peggy Gould
  • Morgan D. Gould
  • Catharine Grad
  • Yvan Greenberg
  • Joan Greenfield
  • Diane & Bruce Gregory
  • Viktoria Gres
  • Rebecca Hadley
  • Ursula Hahn
  • Jonathan Harrison
  • Rowena Harry
  • Richard Hayman
  • Laura Heberton
  • Patrick Healy
  • Heidi & Ezra
  • Nancy & Laurence Heinemann
  • Lynn Hilaire
  • Megan Hill
  • Sara Hinkley
  • Isabelle Holmes
  • Sandra Hope
  • Richard Howard
  • John Howell
  • Ellen Hudson
  • Brenda Hutchinson
  • Vladimir Ivanovic
  • Jason Jacobs
  • Dharmesh Jajal
  • Lars Jan
  • Daniel Jones
  • Margaret Mary Jones
  • Michelle Kantor
  • Ben Kaplan
  • Anne Kauffman
  • Denise C. Kelly
  • Ahmed Kelso
  • Elise Kermani
  • Pauline Ketchum
  • Mary Kezele
  • Maiko Kikuchi
  • Jessie Kilguss
  • Soomi Kim
  • Stacey Kinnamon
  • Heidi Kirkpatrick
  • Joanna Kotze
  • Blake Kuhre
  • Ronald Kuriloff
  • John Kurzynowski
  • Fumiko Ladd Chino
  • Jonathan Landberg
  • Mahayana Landowne
  • Michael Lantz
  • Fabio Lattanzi Antinori
  • Francois Leloup-Collet
  • Donald Leone
  • Rolf Levenbach
  • Beth Levin
  • Scott Levine
  • Ralph Lewis
  • Toya Lillard
  • Kate & Jeffrey Lindsey
  • Jake Loeterman
  • Kate Loewald
  • Luci Longoria
  • Kurt MacMillan
  • Alexis Macnab
  • Kate Marley
  • Donnie Mather
  • Lori McCaskill
  • Patrick McEvoy
  • Bruce McIver
  • Megan Metcalf
  • Patrice Miller
  • Kim Monjoy
  • Emily Moore
  • Jorge Antonio Morales
  • Jamie Morf
  • Luis Moreno
  • Nick Morgan
  • John Mosele
  • Elanna Mosoff
  • Tamar Muskal
  • Katherine Myers
  • Ellen Myrick
  • David Nadall
  • Erick Neher
  • Hemmendy Nelson & Oliver Karlin
  • Harvey Neville
  • Gil Nick
  • Ali Nowicki
  • Mark O’Maley
  • Aya Ogawa
  • Jenny Ottinger
  • Leyna Papach
  • James Parham
  • Linda Patchett
  • Todd Patterson
  • Thana Pavelic
  • Lisa Perlmuter
  • John Phillips
  • Stacey Pilson
  • Nicholas Polsky
  • Catherine Porter
  • Jamie Poskin
  • Jody Redhage
  • Lisa Reilly
  • Asa Rennermalm
  • Felipe Ribeiro
  • Brian Rogers
  • Kathryn Rohe
  • Emily Rosen
  • Norma Rosenberg
  • John Gould Rubin
  • Cindy Rucker
  • Sharon Ruwart & Tom Melcher
  • Rupal Sankalia
  • Kamala Sankaram
  • Siege Santiago
  • David Savran
  • Sandy Sawotka
  • Alisa Schierman
  • Ellie Schoenbaum
  • Elizabeth Schultz
  • Gavin Scotti
  • James Scruggs
  • Ruby T. Senie
  • Melissa Sepe
  • Jen Shaban
  • Joan Herbst Shapiro
  • Cathy & John Shaw
  • Judith Sheehan
  • Imran Sheikh
  • Geoff Shelton
  • Linda Sher
  • Susan Sherman
  • KT Shorb
  • Stanley
  • Lake Simons
  • Martin Skoble
  • Lisa Sloan
  • Steve Smith
  • Amanda Smith
  • Robie Spector
  • Sari & Barry Spieler
  • Brenna St George Jones
  • Peggy Stafford & Mike Shapiro
  • David Staller & Gingold Theatrical Group
  • Ellen Staller
  • Ioana Stan
  • Deborah Stein
  • Nora Stephens
  • Begum Taft
  • Haley Tanenbaum
  • Nicole Taney
  • Theaterspeak
  • Theater Plastique
  • Hanne Tierney
  • Tricia Toliver
  • Nicholas Truscello
  • Etsuko Tsuri
  • Dax Valdes
  • Petra van Noort
  • Libby Van Cleve & Jack Vees
  • Karen Verlaque
  • Edwin Walrad
  • Alexander Walsh
  • Noah Weber
  • Ron Weissbard
  • Chris Wells
  • Mickey Weller
  • Cassandra Weston
  • Kathy Westwater
  • Meg Wilhoite
  • Ethan Woods
  • Wonderspark Puppets
  • Kc Wright
  • David Wright
  • Netta Yerushalmy
  • John Young
  • Sue Young
  • Sara Zatz & Adam Nadel
  • Jingchu Zhang