to be honored at the 2015 HOLA Awards
Will join ALEXANDER DINELARIS (Oscar-winning screenwriter, Birdman), SELENIS LEYVA (“Orange is the New Black”), ANDREA NAVEDO (“Jane The Virgin”), MARISA RAMÍREZ (“Blue Bloods”), and others
The 2015 HOLA Awards will take place on Monday, October 12, 2015
Selenis Leyva will receive the 2015 José Ferrer HOLA Tespis Award. Leyva, a former HOLA Award theater winner, is a veteran of stage and screen. She is best known for playing Gloria Mendoza on the award-winning hit Netflix series “Orange is the New Black”.
Andrea Navedo will receive the inaugural 2015 HOLA Elizabeth Peña Breakthrough Artist Award. The award is named after HOLA founding member Elizabeth Peña, who passed away in October 2014. Navedo, an HOLA member, is a veteran of television and film. She is currently playing Xiomara Villanueva in The CW’s critically acclaimed, award-winning hit series “Jane The Virgin”.
Marisa Ramírez will receive the HOLA Excellence in Television Award. A veteran of television, Ramírez previously played the recurring role of Officer Riley Dunn in the ABC series "Body of Proof". She can currently be seen playing Detective María Báez in the hit CBS series “Blue Bloods”.
Individual tickets are $150 (or $175 if purchased on September 1, 2015 or later). Tickets 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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HOLA & R.EVOLUCIÓN LATINA DARE TO GO BEYOND AWARD
Rocío Llado, for her feature film La novia del libertador
(producer[s] shown in parentheses)
Francisco Fuertes, Abuse/Abuso (Thalía Hispanic Theatre)
Germán Jaramillo, Hierba mala nunca muere (Repertorio Español)
Zulema Clares, Aire frío (Repertorio Español)
Edward Azcorra, El barco ébrio (Teatro Vanguardia)
Liza Colón-Zayas, Between Riverside and Crazy (Atlantic Theater & Second Stage Theatre)
Pablo Andrade, Annia Bu, Zulema Clares, Idalmis García, Erick González, Sandor Juan, Ana Margarita Martínez-Casado, Mario Mattei, Frank Robles, Aire frío (Repertorio Español)
José López (puppet and scenic design), Sueño (Teatro SEA/The Clemente/Teatro LATEA)
Alex Moore (lighting design), Comida de P*ta [F#&king Lousy Food] (MultiStages)
Julie de Grandy, Genios: Lorca y Dalí (Teatro del Aire)
Beatriz Córdoba, Días eternos (Teatro LATEA)
Soledad López, for 35 years of performing in New York City
Héctor Luis Rivera, for 40 years of acting, directing and producing
El malentendido (ArtSpoken Performing Arts Center/Festival de Teatro Hispano Del Comisionado)
Betsy! (Pregones Theater-Puerto Rican Traveling Theater)
Abuse/Abuso (Thalía Hispanic Theatre)