Saturday, May 28, 2011

HOLA Member Bochinche

Bochinche refers to "gossip." In this sense, we use it to mention HOLA members who are getting acting and performance gigs. The names of HOLA members are in boldface.

Jeffrey Hernández, shown at right, booked work on the music video "Casa de amor" from Grupo 3D2 through an HOLA casting notice.

Joel A. Luna e-mailed us to let us know that he finished work on the short film Love and Hate, directed by Juan Pablo Noguera.

Mauricio Bustamante and Soledad Del Río are completing work on the film short The Last Seance, directed by J. Rodrigo López Portillo. (Mr. Bustamante is acting in, wrote and co-producing the film, while Ms. Del Río is the art director.) In addition, Bustamante contacted us to say he also completed a lead role in the short film I Like Crazy (directed by Francesco Saviano) and is in pre-production for a feature film titled The Audience, to be shot in Berlin, Germany.

The film short Utopia Lies at the Horizon will be screened in an evening of short film screenings at
the Tribeca Grand Hotel in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood. Scheduled for a June 7, 2011 screening, the film is written, directed and produced by Leo Curbelo and stars Goya Robles, Nelson Landrieu; Ángelo Mercado, Jr.; Mateo Gómez; Ángel Dillemuth; Chuck Monsanto; Jason Smith; Vin Hamilton and Anthony Cotto.

Around the Block/Al Doblar La Esquina is presenting, in collaboration with the New York Public Library, the eighth annual Raymond J. Flores Short Play Series. A series of new short plays using the city as subtext, the theater company presenting the 2010 Raymond J. Flores Playwriting Prize to Edgar Chisholm for his play The Long Dance. In addition, plays by Julius Landau, Bill Beasley, Olivia Arieti, Tev Abrams, John Esposito and Bara Swain. The plays were directed by Phillip Filiato, Laurence Holder and Count Stovall, is scheduled for a June run at the Hamilton Fish Library in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood and featured the talents of Elizabeth Bove, Susan, Charette, Jill Chenault, James Colgan, Laurence Holder, Brain Faizul Khan, Danny Richardson, Rodney Roldán, John Rosania, Joan Shepard and Shara Ashley Zeiger.

If you are an HOLA member and want to submit a bochinche item, send us an e-mail at If you are not an HOLA member, why not join?

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