Avant-Garde Theatre Inc. A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Merrick Fencing

About Us

Welcome to Avant-Garge Theatre Inc. We are the synergy of The Merrick Fencing Club (United Foil Society Against Hofstra Bourgeois Fencing Club)  & Avant-Garde Theatre.  Avant-Garde Theatre Inc.  is a not-for profit organization.  The purpose of the A.G.T. shall be to afford to its members the opportunity to explore the human spirit through the arts.  Our area of specificity is one of theatre movement within space. We explore fencing as an art and to aid interested persons in the study of fencing; to promote exercise ; to foster the talents of those persons interested in good health, stretching, dance, acting and fencing skills, to stimulate and encourage the appreciation of the arts and fencing in the neighborhood and to be an active member of the local community.


Merrick Fencing (United Foil Society Against Hofstra Bourgeois Fencing Club) in conjunction with the Avant-Garde Theatre Group is proud to be celebrating its 9th year anniversary. We have secured over 7,000 square feet of some beautiful space that allows the freedom to engage in classes of movement, stretch, dance, meditation, theatre and fencing.

See our latest news coverage at  Avant-Garde Theatre & Merrick Fencing on the Merick Patch News Magazine

We are currently considering several original works with anticipated show dates in the fall.

 Olympic & Hofstra University's Fencing coach helps us navigate our Winter, Summer, and Spring Sessions.  Please join us every Monday for some adventure and a welcoming group that encourages the human spirit. All are welcome

Temple Beth Am

2377 Merrick Avenue - Park in parking lot off Hewlett Ave. and gym is large building on right hand side.

Monday nights 7:00 – 9:00

Merrick, New York 11566

Customer Service Hot Line: (516) 592-2800

Email: Goldman@optonline.net



Contact Information:

Avant-Garde Theatre Inc.

2019 Byron Road

Merrick, New York 11566

Customer Service Hot Line: (516) 592-2800

 Email: goldman@optonline.net


If you are interested in different donation opportunities towards supporting the arts please visit our store or contact us. Please help us provide life changing experiences for all participants whose actions become contagious and in turns make a better community and world for all. We have special recognition opportunities as well. Please get your gifts in before year's end to take advantage of the tax benefits.


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