Tuesday, September 18, 2012

HOLA Member Bochinche

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

Jennica Carmona, shown at left, booked a role in Mi Casa, Tu Casa (written by Michael Aquino, Deivis García, Jane Mandel and Dania Ramos and directed by Mandel) at Luna Stage (located in West Orange, New Jersey) after reading about the audition in the HOLA announcements that are sent to HOLA members and self-submitting. For more information, click here. In addition, she is working with her sister Jessica Carmona on a film titled Millie and the Lords. A trailer for the film was screened in September at the Rochester Latino Film Festival in Rochester, New York.

Tony Plana will star in Pain and Gain
. Directed by Michael Bay, the film also stars Rebel Wilson, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Ed Harris, Ken Jeong, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub and Rob Corddry. The film is scheduled for a national spring 2013 release.

The film Under My Nails (written by Kisha Tikina Burgos, directed by Ari Maniel Cruz) will be screened in September at the San Francisco Latino Film Festival. The film will play at the Opera house Cinemas on September 16, 2012 and at Artists' Television Access on September 21, 2012, respectively, in San Francisco California. The film stars Iván Camilo, Burgos, Maité Bonilla, Rosie Berrido, Marilú Acosta, Dolores Pedro, Enrique Juliá, Miranda Purcell and Antonio Pantojas in the cast. For more information, click here.

Alex Celeste Muñiz is set to act in the world premiere of the play Broken Heart Story. Written by Finnish playwright Saara Turunen, the Ingenue Theater production is directed by Tracy Cameron Francis and also features Rebecca Martínez, Adam Boncz, Isobel Bruce and Mary Notari in the cast. With music by Ryan Anthony Francis, the multimedia dance-theater work is scheduled for a September and October run at The Center for Performance Research, located in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. For more information, click here, here or here.

Marisel Polanco booked a national SAG-AFTRA Emblem Healthcare Commercial. It can be seen by clicking on the video below.

If you are an HOLA member or a Friend of HOLA and want to submit a bochinche item, send us an e-mail. If you are not an HOLA member, why not join? If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one?

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