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 …

Unveil: A Visual and Live Arts Experience

In partnership with the Meatpacking District Management Association, En Garde Arts will curate and produce UNVEIL: A Visual and Live Arts Experience. We will be featuring some of  the New York theatre community’s most celebrated voices in empty stores and storefront windows, including: Brittany Bland, Machine Dazzle, Nona Hendryx, Ramaj Jamar, Peter Mark Kendall, Mimi Lien, …

Playbill: Wartime Canteen for a New Era, October 17 & 18, 2020

Wartime Canteen for a New EraFeaturingDavid Greenspan – Creator & PerformerJamie Lawrence – Arranger, Performer, & Music Director Artist Bios: David Greenspan is perhaps best known for appearing in his own plays, most notably Dead Mother (NYSF/Public Theater), She Stoops to Comedy and Go Back to Where You Are (Playwrights Horizons), I’m Looking for Helen Twelvetrees (Abrons Arts Center) – and his solo plays The …

Gala 2019: Lifting Up

On November 12, 2019, En Garde Arts honored Amy Brenneman & Maria Hinojosa at our annual gala. Photography by Isaiah Tanenbaum Theatrical Photography Our 2019 Gala was a massive success! Hosted by Annabelle Gurwitch, festivities were lively and included performances from Honoree Amy Brenneman, Taylor Mac, and a sneak preview of our upcoming production, Fandango …

Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes)

Written by Andrea ThomeDirected by José ZayasOriginal Music by Sinuhé Padilla World Premiere: February 6-March 28, 2020* *The COVID-19 pandemic hit halfway through our five borough tour of Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes), forcing the production to close on March 13, 2020 for the safety of our performers, team, and audiences. About the Show Inspired …

Gala 2018: American Dreams Redux

On October 30, 2018, En Garde Arts honored Alberta Arthurs & Joan D. Firestone at our annual gala. Photography by Flash Rosenberg and by Isaiah Tannenbaum The gala featured powerful, moving and humorous personal stories by Catherine Burns (from The Moth), Patricia Cruz (Harlem Stage), Jessica Hecht (Campfire Project Director), Tonya Pinkins (TONY™ Award–winning Actor), …