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Developing original productions and

Showcasing the talent of minority artists since 1992


Coming in 2023!

 A tour of the critically acclaimed production of Soliluna:  a magical voyage thru five continents, a concert-drama production of Lorca’s Lasting Legacy, exciting interviews with international artists on our program Welcome to my world with Alicia on our AkDanisarte channel, workshops, and much more.

En el 2023 viene  una gira con la aplaudida obra Soliluna: un viaje mágico por los cinco continentes, un drama-concierto El Legado de Lorca, entrevistas con artistas internacionales en el programa Bienvenido a mi mundo con Alicia en nuestro canal de AkDanisarte, talleres, y mucho más.

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. 


October/Octubre 29, 2022

Danisarte’s Celebration of our 30th year of existence

as well as our Founder and Producing Artistic Director

Alicia Kaplan’s Birthday


La Nacional

239 W. 14th Street, NYC


Lorca's Legacy /
el Legado de Lorca 2022


June/Junio 5th, 2022


La Nacional

239 W. 14th St,

NY, NY 10011

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Danza Duende Creative Workshop

Sundays May 15 22 29, 2022


The Julia de Burgos Cultural Center

1680 Lexington Avenue, New York City

This unique workshop will guide us, thru a series of acting and dance techniques and sequences, improvisation, and group sessions, to enable us to free our spirit and Duende and allow us the opportunity of freedom of expression and creation to transform us into joyful and inspired artists and people.


A magical voyage thru the five continents /
Un viaje mágico por los cinco continentes


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


"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.


In 2021, Danisarte presented its fourth bilingual Lorca festival Lorca Forever/Lorca por Siempre in person and virtually with the participation of two dozen international and national artists at La Nacional in New York City. "Soliluna: a magical voyage thru five continents” was also presented at the same site as part of the New York City Artist Corp.

Our Producing Artistic Director Alicia Kaplan was also interviewed on several international programs. She inaugurated and is the host of the bilingual program Welcome to my World/Bienvenidos a mi Mundo, which streams on the YouTube Channel AkDanisarte. 

In June 2020, Danisarte became the first Hispanic Artistic Company to present its third Lorca 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. 


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

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