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Developing original productions and

Showcasing the talent of minority artists since 1992

Danisarte is a not-for-profit 501-c3 bilingual theatrical and video company whose mission is to develop original productions in English and Spanish and showcase the talents of minority artists. A springboard for many novice artists, and an experimental company for many seasoned performers.

Danisarte has been a pioneering advocate for inclusion and racial equality and a leader in diversity and non-traditional casting since its inception in 1992.

 

Danisarte es una compañía bilingüe de teatro y video 501-c3 sin ánimo de lucro, cuya misión es desarrollar producciones en Inglés y Español,

como también descubrir y promover el talento artístico de las minorías.  

Un trampolín para noveles artistas y una compañía experimental para desarrollar y presentar trabajos originales.

Danisarte ha sido pionera en abogar por la inclusión e igualdad racial y líder en diversidad y casting no tradicional desde su creación en 1992. 

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Lorca Forever / Lorca por Siempre

A moving tribute by international artists thru music, song, poetry, dance, drama,
video and art on the day of the birth of the great poet and playwright,
Federico García Lorca.

 

Un conmovedor homenaje al icónico poeta y dramaturgo español con un versátil espectáculo de poesía, drama, música y danza.

June/Junio 5 & 6, 2021

Saturday/Sabado & Sunday/Domingo

at

La Nacional

239 W. 14th Street, NYC

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Welcome to My World / Bienvenidos a mi Mundo

with / con Alicia

Premiere of our Special Mother's Day Episode:

Remembering Ruth Antonofsky

Sunday, May 9th, 2021

11:00 am PST • 2:00 pm EST

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"Remembering my Mama Ruth Antonofsky" is a tribute to Alicia Kaplan's mother, via a heartfelt short film and a recorded conversation between Alicia and Ruth interspersed with pictures about her life, her voyage from New York to Caracas, Venezuela, where she became an artist, her children and grandchildren, her return to New York, a second marriage to the love of her life, and a New York career in the entertainment field.

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In June 2020, Danisarte became the first Hispanic Artistic Company to present its theatrical festival "Lorca Lives / Lorca Vive" virtually.

 

In 2019, Danisarte presented two Lorca Festivals. Requiem for Lorca / Requiem por Lorca & Celebrating Lorca / Celebrando a Lorca at La Nacional in New York City.  Danisarte also was invited to present their production of “SOLILUNA“ at the International theatrical festival in Caguas, Puerto Rico.

 

In 2018, Alicia Kaplan & Danisarte received the "Galardon ACE 2018" from the Association of Latino Entertainment Critics of New York on their 50th Anniversary celebration.

 

In 2017, Alicia Kaplan, Danisarte's Founder and Producing Artistic Director, received the "Concepcion Arenal Ponte Award" from the Latin American Cultural Center & Latin American Women's Council on its 31st Annual Celebration of Women's History Month.

 

In 2016, Danisarte invited by the Governor, toured Risaralda, Colombia with "SOLILUNA",

and presented the same as a trilingual  (Spanish, English, and Chinese) production at the historic Saint George's Church in New York, celebrating Human Rights Day, December 10, 2016.

 

Alicia Kaplan: Premio A.C.E. (New York Latino Critics’ Award) por Admirable Trayectoria. 

 

In 2015, Alicia Kaplan received the Reconocimiento "Gabriela Mistral, Frida Kahlo, Julia De Burgos"

from the Galo Plaza International Committee for her work as an Actress, Director, and Cultural Activist. 

  

In 2014, Alicia Kaplan: Distinción de Honor/Honor of Distinction from "Casita Mata Con Hacha"

(Galería y Museo de arte Caborrojeño) Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico.

  

In 2013, Danisarte received a Special Recognition Award from the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA) and Premio Arte on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

  

Danisarte inaugurated the series Pasaporte Cultural / Cultural Passport in collaboration with

El Taller Boricua at the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center in New York City in 2009. 

 

Danisarte received the Association of Latin Critics of New York (A.C.E.) Award in 2005 & 2009 for Theatrical Institution of the year.

 

Danisarte recibio el Premio Institucional A.C.E. (Asociacion de Cronistas de Espectaculos de Nueva York) en 2005 y 2009.

Our Producing Artistic Director, Alicia Kaplan received the Diplome de Medaille'd'Argent

from the Societe Academique D'Education et D'Encouragement of France.

 Danisarte is a not-for-profit 501C3,

and donations are appreciated

for the continuation of our artistic mission.

Our mailing address:

1 Union Square South, Suite 17M,

New York, N.Y.  10003

Receipt and Fed. I.d. will be provided. 

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PREMIOS A.C.E. 2005, 2009, 2015, &2018
Association of Latin Entertainment
Critics of New York Awards