The Kennedy Center

Betty Entzminger


At a glance, Betty Entzminger's beauty and spiritual essence brings to mind both the intriguing mystic of Grace Jones and the sheer elegance of Dionne Warwick. However, upon closer view; as you watch her stride the length of a runway; or capture the uniqueness of her character; or, present a classical gospel spiritual you will discover Betty E's aura is exclusively her own. Betty E's modeling credits are documented nationally. She is recognized as having graced the pages of Essence, Brides For Today, along with several other publications. She is, and perhaps will always be, the preferred model by top designers of Afro-centric Wear, throughout the United States...Having just the "right stuff," which she terms her "secret weapon" only serves to enhance the display of the garments and accessories in ways it really needs to be shown. To know Betty E is to be inspired by her inimitable African-ness... Betty E's beauty, charm, grace, and poise are present in all characters she portrays. her acting resume includes; The Colored Museum, In The Line of Fire, For The Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf, and Don't Sing No Blues For Me...partial listing. Betty E's singing talents began early in her childhood. As the daughter of a Baptist Minister, her musical talents blossomed in the Churches of Washington, DC. Her passion for singing continues to overwhelm the hearts of thousands, whenever and wherever she performs. Betty E always puts out to the content of her spirit and to the pleasurable delight of her fans.

Watch Past Performances

Video 5/2/2018: On One Accord: Musical Tribute to Jewish American and African American Composers

On One Accord: Musical Tribute to Jewish American and African American Composers weaves together two cultures—the music and message—featuring soprano Arianna Zukerman; tenor Issachah Savage; composer Samuel Post; narrator Betty Entzminger; and Artistic Director/pianist Dr. Lester Green, presented in collaboration with the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA).

Betty Entzminger