The Artistic Directors Excellence Fund (ADEF) 

Distinguished supporters of the Artistic directors Excellence Fund are invested in ensuring that all the productions at the Kitchen are of the highest possible quality.

In 2018-2019 Members of the AEF supported the following enhancements to KTC productions: 

  • Projection Designer and Equipment for GROUNDED

  • Movement Director for THE ROYALE

  • ASL Interpreter access for Deaf artists for TRIBES

We thank the 2018-2019 ADEF Members for their generous support: 

  • Keith & Marty Bryant

  • Rachel Lampert & David Squires

  • Sally McConnell-Ginet & Carl Ginet

  • Fred & Tibby McLafferty

  • Frank & Lorraine Philips

  • Jean & Betty Rowley

  • Fred & Margot Schoeps

  • Joel & Cathy Zumoff

Gifts to the Artistic Director's Excellence Fund, are separate from the Annual Fund. You can become a member by making a gift:

Excellence Fund Producer's Circle - $2,500+ 
Excellence Fund Director's Circle - $1250-$2,499 

Friends of the Excellence Fund Circle - $500-$1249 

The Royale  by Marco Rameriz, 2019

The Royale by Marco Rameriz, 2019

Tribes  by Nina Raine , 2019

Tribes by Nina Raine , 2019

Percy Browning Fund for New Music

Established in honor of Percy Browning, President Emerita of the Board of Directors of the Kitchen Theatre Company, this fund supports the creation and commissioning of original scores, recording of original music for use in production, and live performance of music as part of KTC productions and archival recordings.

The Dewey/Goetz Fund for Design & Production

Named in memory and honor of Martha Dewey by her husband Kent Goetz, this fund supports enhancement of design and production by providing additional funds beyond the Kitchen Theatre Company’s annual budget.

Norma Fire Emerging Artist Fund

Named for actress Norma Fire and created through a gift from the Estate of Norma Fire. At the beginning of each season, the Norma Fire Emerging Artist Award will be presented to the young person from the previous season whose work exhibited the most potential.

Questions about making a gift? Please contact RJ Lavine, Manager of Growth and Giving, at