En Garde Arts 2021 GALA

Tuesday, October 12 Honoring Kathleen & Henry Chalfant and José Parlá: Kathy and Henry Chalfant have lived together and worked as artists in New York City since 1973; Kathy as an actor and Henry as a sculptor, photographer and filmmaker.José Parlá is a Brooklyn-based Cuban-American contemporary artist well-known for his large-scale paintings. Tuesday, October 12, 2021 St. Ann & the …

Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes) is returning to New York!

Written by Andrea ThomeDirected by José ZayasMusic by Sinuhé Padilla October 12* through October 17, 2021St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Brooklyn, New York FANDANGO FOR BUTTERFLIES (AND COYOTES) IS RETURNING TO New York for ONE WEEK ONLY!! ABOUT THE SHOW The show opened in New York in February, 2020 and was shut down …

In Development

Activating Stoops Uncommon Voices: Unexpected Places This past October, David Greenspan and music director Jamie Lawrence performed songs from the songbook era on the stoop of a brownstone in Brooklyn for socially-distanced audiences gathered in the street below. Stefan Grybauskas from the NYC Street Activity Permits Office called this “a trailblazer for pop up cultural events …

Employment Opportunities

Fall 2021 Internships We’re looking for Interns! En Garde Arts had its most ambitious spring, in spite of the pandemic. We produced A Dozen Dreams, presented by Arts Brookfield, and co-curated and produced the Downtown Live with The Tank, presented by Downtown Alliance. Now we’re gearing up for the fall and are looking for interns …

Uncommon Voices: Unexpected Places

En Garde’s Uncommon Voices gave artists a platform to develop new projects in front of an audience in a 65 seat cafe. We were thrilled to give support to some of New York City’s most exciting creative voices. With the advent of COVID-19, it is impossible to bring audiences back to this intimate indoor space …