In Memoriam

Jean-Claude Carriere;  (17 September 1931 – 8 February 2021) was a French novelist, screenwriter and actor. He received an Academy Award for best short film for co-writing Heureux Anniversaire (1963), and was later conferred an Honorary Oscar in 2014.[1] He was nominated for the Academy Award three other times for his work in The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), and The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988). He also won a César Award for Best Original Screenplay in The Return of Martin Guerre (1983).

Carrière was an alumnus of the École normale supérieure de Saint-Cloud and was president of La Fémis, the French state film school that he helped establish. He was noted as a frequent collaborator with Luis Buñuel on the screenplays of the latter’s late French films.[

Community Updates

This year has been hard, especially for our seniors, Vintage@EnActe is our way of telling our seniors we love them!

In July, we celebrated our elders with a play read of Comedy is Hard by hilarious Simpsons producer Mike Reiss! Broadway stars like Todd Susman and Elizabeth Ashley generously helped us fundraise, allowing us to kickstart our free theatre skills programs for Seniors!


All for One, One for All

We partnered with eighteen amazing performing arts organizations in Silicon Valley to cooperatively raise funds. Art is the first responder for the soul. This Giving Tuesday we are honored

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COVID-19 Update

EnActe-ing during the pandemic.

Like you, the EnActe family is sheltering in place yet staying connected virtually.
We may have cancelled a production or three in the physical world, but we continue to bring you quality virtual content, accessible from anywhere in the world, that puts South Asian voices into global narratives. If you’re looking to keep up with us or catch some of our past events, you can do so on our FaceBook page. Keep an eye on our EnActe School of Drama page for exciting news on our upcoming classes. Kids, adults, parents and grandparents can all sign up!

We are grateful to these organizations for supporting our work!