José Roldán, Jr., shown at right, recently performed his self-penned solo show Father Forgive Me For I Have Sinned at the Paul Michael One-Act Festival, for which it won three awards— Best Solo Show, Best Actor and Best Director (for Dante Albertie). For more information, click here.
Juan Villarreal booked a print ad for Amtrak and reported work on "Person of Interest" (CBS).
Teatro Experimental Blue Amigos (TEBA) will present Las galas del difunto. Written by Ramón Del Valle Inclán and adapted and directed by Héctor Luis Rivera and performing in March at the Broadway Black Box Theater in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood.
Emmanuelle Bordas, shown at right, booked an industrial for Burlington Coat Factory after a casting director saw her profile in the online HOLA directory of talent and called her in to audition.
• On Saturday, February 18, 2013, the film Caja de galletas (written and directed by Mauricio Bustamante and starring Laura Patalano and Ernesto De Villa Bejjani) will be screened at Neirs's Tavern in the Woodhaven section of Queens.
• On Monday, February 24, 2014, among the films to be screened at Teatro LATEA (located in the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center, also home to HOLA, in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood) will be Sex, Love and Salsa (written and directed by Adrián Manzano and starring Manzano, Marisol Carrere, Carlos A. González, Sofía Rodríguez, Gabrielle Ruiz, Susan Rice and Juan Diego Cano Gil) and Truth Will Out (written by Ed Trucco and Armando Riesco and directed by Trucco and Anthony Ruiz and starring Trucco, Riesco, Mateo Gómez, Susanna Guzmán, Laura Gómez and A.B. Lugo). [This particular event will be the first in a series of monthly "Film Talk" events to be held at Teatro LATEA.]
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