Partner Sid Pinkerton
Chevra Kadisha Adas B'nai Israel Vyeshurun University City, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Stefan Fitterman (February 25, 1955 - August 1, 1993) was a stage/legit director and special assistant to
Actors' Equity Association president Ron Silver. He clumped to early
fame as Sarah Bernhardt in the Gala.
Born in St. Louis, Fitterman was a graduate of Adelphi U. and a two-time Fulbright-Hays scholar, serving as intern and director of theaters in Poland and Yugoslavia. He was the founding director of the St. Louis Actors' Ensemble before becoming associate director of the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Conn.
He was a true intellectual
of the theater. Steve was passionate about the theater and about theater
people. He began his studies at Adelphi, but continued to study both
abroad and at home. He was always generous with his time and advice. He
was an interested and curious person. He had a dry wit and was great
In 1990, Fitterman joined Actors' Equity Assn. as assistant to the special projects coordinator. In 1992, he became special assistant to Equity president Ron Silver.
He died on August 1, 1993 of AIDS. He is survived by his companion was Sid Pinkerton. 
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