Friday, April 8, 2016

HOLA Member Bochinche

Bochinche refers to "gossip". In this sense, we use it to highlight 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.

Kathy Tejada was featured in the Entreactos y Telones column of the weekly New York newspaper La Voz Hispana, as a result of her acting in the Cristián Cortez Galecio play Maduritas, macrobióticas, y multiorgásmicas. Directed by Franco Galecio and produced by Teatro Fragal, the production is part of the first annual Festival de Comedias TEBA, produced by the Teatro Experimental Blue Amigos and Héctor Luis Rivera. The festival will take place during roughly over more than two weeks in April at the Broadway Blackbox Theater in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. Also featured in the article are other HOLA members in the festival including Iván L. Argudo, Edison Carrera, Natalia Ivana Escobar, Edna Lee Figueroa, Barby Ganesh, Sandor Juan and Aileene Pérez. To read the article, which is in Spanish, click the article at above right.

Erick Betancourt, shown at left, is acting in the Houses on the Moon double bill production gUN COUNTRY [sic] and The Assignment. Based on stories by Brenda Currin, Ian Eaton, Cristina and Ray Hernández and Jenna Worsham, the former is a "theatrical exploration of firearms in America" is curated and directed by Jeffrey Solomon and Emily Weiner. The latter is a workshop of a play by Camilo Almonacid and directed by Weiner. The double bill will take place in April at the Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture, located in the Mott Haven area of the South Bronx. For more information, click here.

Patrick Michael Valley acted in the SVA thesis film Porte Ouverte (written and directed by Andrew Keyser). The film is currently in production in New York City.

Susan Rybin will be performing in Kahlo. An adaptation of the Humberto Robles monologue Frida: Viva la vida, the solo show is being brought back due to popular demand and is directed by Walter Ventosilla. The show will be presented in May at Repertorio Español, located in the Rose Hill neighborhood of Manhattan. For more information (including how to buy tickets), 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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