Thursday, December 18, 2014

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.

Gilbert Cruz, shown at right, will be acting in the new Jeff Augustin play Little Children Dream of God. Directed by Giovanna Sardelli, the play will be produced by Roundabout Theatre Company and run from January through April 2015 at the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Center for Theater, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here or here. In addition, he booked an industrial for Blackrock Money Management and a role in the feature film Daughter of God (written and directed by Gee Malik Linton), which also stars Keanu Reeves, Mira Sorvino, Ana de Armas and Danny Hoch.

Emmanuelle Bordas booked a voiceover for Rosetta Stone.

Alicia Kaplan, shown at left, received a 2015 Unsung Hero Award (in the category of Community and Artistic Service) from People of Distinction Humanitarian Awards (PDHA), for her work as  Founder and Producing Artistic Director of Danisarte, a not-for-profit bilingual theatrical production company whose mission is to develop original productions in English and Spanish with the goal of increasing understanding among people of many cultures and nations, develop and showcase the talents of minority artists. For more information about PDHA and her award, click here.

Vanessa Verdugaand her webseries "Justice Woman", received a nomination from the Rome Web Awards (out of Rome, Italy), which will take place in April 2015. For more information about the Rome Web Awards, click here. For more information about the award-winning webseries, 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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