Thursday, November 21, 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.

2013 HOLA Awards recipient José Roldán, Jr., shown at right, was lauded by the Elizabeth Mestnik Acting Studio (of which he is an alum) for winning a "coveted HOLA Award" for his self-penned solo show Father Forgive Me For I Have Sinned (directed by Dante Albertie). For more information, click here.

2013 HOLA Awards recipient Juan Villarreal will be performing in Dorcas, mujer piadosa. Written and directed by Héctor Palacios, the play also stars Olga Camil, Digna Carvajal and Felipe Vargas and will take place in November at the House of Blessing, located in the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx.

Eduardo Leáñez will host another Actors with Accents event on Saturday, December 6, 2013. The event will take place at Teatro Círculo (located in Manhattan's East Village) and feature performances and/or the work of Inma Heredia, John Sannuto, John Ehlis, Mague Brewer, Leáñez and Patrick E. Horrigan.

Mauricio Pita, shown at left, was mentioned in a blog on Playbill Online for his participation in a workshop production of the new musical Alysha (written by Marilyn Michaels and Mark Wilk and directed by Michael Parva). To read the blog, click here.

Johary Ramos will be performing in Charles Rice-González's Los Nutcrackers: A Christmas Carajo. Directed by Rice-González, the play also stars Robert Maisonett, Gabriel Morales, Johnathan Cedano, Yosvany Reyes and Jesse Vega and have a run in December at the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!), located in the Westchester Square area of the Bronx. For more information about this production, click here.

Milena Dávila is currently understudying the role of Olive in C. Denby Swanson's play The Norwegians. Directed by Elowyn Castle, the play is taking place at and being produced by The Drilling CompaNY, located in Manhattan's Upper West Side, now through November (after having been extended due to popular demand). For more information, click here.

Milteri Tucker and 2013 HOLA Awards recipient Cedric Leiba, Jr. will be performing on Sunday, November 24, 2013 with the Bombazo Dance Company at the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!), located in the Westchester Square area of the Bronx. For more information, click 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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