to receive 2014 Rita Moreno HOLA Award for Excellence
Also honored with 2014 HOLA Awards – DANNY BURSTEIN (Broadway’s Cabaret), ANA ORTIZ ("Devious Maids"), BIANCA MARROQUÍN (Broadway’s Chicago), PEDRO PASCAL (“Game of Thrones”), CIERRA RAMÍREZ (“The Fosters”) and WNBC-TV’s SIBILA VARGAS
Héctor Elizondo will receive the 2014 Rita Moreno HOLA Award for Excellence. The star of stage and screen can currently be seen in the ABC sitcom “Last Man Standing”. He won an Obie for the off-Broadway play Steambath and an Emmy for his role on the CBS series “Chicago Hope”. He has acted in over 80 films, including every film ever directed by Garry Marshall (17 in all, including Runaway Bride, Young Doctors in Love, The Princess Diaries movies and Pretty Woman– the last of which earned him a Golden Globe nomination).
Five-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein, currently treading the boards on Broadway in Cabaret; and Ana Ortiz, star of the television series “Ugly Betty” and “Devious Maids”, will receive the 2014 HOLA José Ferrer Tespis Award.
Bianca Marroquín (currently on Broadway in Chicago, and a judge on Univision’s celebrity dance competition series “¡Mira Quién Baila!” and the Univision children's talent series "Pequeños Gigantes") will receive the 2014 Raúl Juliá HOLA Founders Award.
Pedro Pascal (of the HBO series “Game of Thrones” and the upcoming Netflix series “Narcos”) will receive the HOLA Excellence in Television Award. Cierra Ramírez (of the ABC Family series “The Fosters”) will receive the HOLA Emerging Artist Award.
HOLA will present its Excellence in Media Award to WNBC-TV anchor Sibila Vargas.
In addition to the above awards HOLA will also continue its annual tradition of honoring the best of Latino theater in New York with noncompetitive awards encompassing multiple winners in each category. HOLA is at the forefront in recognizing the high caliber work being offered across New York’s growing and thriving Latino theatrical stages.
A list of the 2013-2014 theater awardees is below.
Individual tickets are $150 and can be purchased in advance by calling (212) 253-1015 or by going to www.hellohola.org. Sponsorships are also available and can be purchased by calling A.B. Lugo at (212) 253-1015 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA) is an arts service/advocacy organization dedicated to expanding the presence of Hispanic artists in entertainment and media through the cultivation, education and recognition of emerging artists. HOLA strives for an accurate, informed and non-stereotyped portrayal of the full spectrum of Latino culture and heritage in the entertainment and media industries.
Daniel Soto for his choreography of My Superhero, Roberto Clemente (Society of the Educational Arts)
Walter Ventosilla, Edipo (Guacamolink Performing Arts)
GILBERTO ZALDÍVAR HOLA AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION
Barceló con hielo (Repertorio Español)
La zapatera prodigiosa (Repertorio Español)