Monday, May 27, 2013

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, performance or similarly artistic gigs and/or recognition in the media. The names of HOLA members and Friends of HOLA are listed below in boldface. To see what other HOLA members are doing currently, click here.

Anthony Ruiz, shown at right, won the Best Actor (beating out six other nominees, both male and female) at the SVA Short Film Fest awards for his work in the School of Visual Arts (SVA) student film Calaveras (written and directed by Jaime Medrano, Jr.). The film also starred Carlos Navedo and Jorge Pupo. The film was also nominated for Best Cinematography. The awards ceremony took place in May at the Directors Guild Theater, located in Manhattan's West Side.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja) will perform alongside Cynthia Paniagua in Shadow Lands. The multi-disciplinary work is produced by Pepatían and is to be presented
on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Pregones Theater, located in the Mott Haven area of the South Bronx. For more information, click here or here

Félix Hiciano is set to act in the play Reality... 15 Minutes Til the end of the World.... Written and directed by Richard Thomas Henle, the production is set for a June run at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here.

Liam Torres
is starring in an adaptation of the ancient Greek tale of Medea. Also starring Lisa Ramírez (in the title role), Emma Ramos, Dylan Kennedy and Sean Kennedy, the production is adapted by Bryan Davidson Blue with original music by Amber Docters van Leeuwen. Medea will have a one-night presentation on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at Dixon Place, located in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. For more information, click here or here.

Nercido Mota can be seen acting in the film The Last Intervention (written by Sarah Thorp and directed by Giovanny Blanco), set to be released on DVD, Netflix, Amazon and Hulu in July.

Mauricio Pita, Carmen Cabrera, Marisel Polanco, Nanda Abella and Malena Ramírez are in the cast of the Luis Vélez de Guevara play Reinar después de morir. Directed by Inés García, the production will be mounted in June and July at Repertorio Español, located in the Rose Hill Section of Manhattan. For more information, click here.

Gabriel Sloyer is part of the company of the Broadway production of The Assembled Parties (written by Richard Greenberg, directed by Lynne Meadow with original music by Obadiah Eaves). Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club, the production stars Judith Light, Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos and is currently running (through at least July) at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. For more information, click here or here.

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 live in the New York metropolitan area and want to be an HOLA member, why not join? If you live outside the New York metropolitan area and want to be an HOLA member, you can find out more information on how to do so, by clicking here. If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one?

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