MODESTO LACÉN and SUNNY HOSTIN
to be honored at the 2016 HOLA Awards
for the 2015-2016 theater season
Special honors will be presented to filmmakers
Víctor Cruz and Artur Balder; and actors
Ana Margarita Martínez-Casado and Hugo Macías Macotela
The 2016 HOLA Awards will take place on Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Cultural and Educational Center in NYC
The HOLA Awards will take place on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 6pm at the Flamboyán Theater, at The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center, located at 107 Suffolk Street, between Rivington and Delancey streets, in lower Manhattan, NYC. Tickets are $100, with a limited number of tickets are available at $85.
Special Citations will be given to filmmakers Víctor Cruz and Artur Balder, and Special Recognition Awards will be given to Hugo Macías Macotela and Ana Margarita Martínez-Casado, for their long careers in entertainment.
Plus, once again, HOLA will present the HOLA Performer's Choice Awards. The HOLA Performer's Choice Awards will honor Outstanding Production (of a cast larger than one person) and Outstanding Solo Production. To vote for the HOLA Performer's Choice Awards, visit the HOLA Performer's Choice link at www.hellohola.org. Voting for the HOLA Performer's Choice Awards closes at 6pm New York time on Friday, October 21, 2016. Winners will be announced on the night of the awards gala.
Tickets are $100 (with a limited number available for $85). Seating is limited. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling HOLA at (212) 253-1015.
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.
HOLA EXCELLENCE IN THE TELENOVELA GENRE AWARD
Hugo Macías Macotela, for his body of work as an actor, writer, director
Artur Balder, for his work as a documentary filmmaker
Angie Regina, La danza de Mingó (Otro Teatro NY)
OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED MALE ACTOR
Germán Jaramillo, Burundanga (Repertorio Español)
Claudio Weisz, El burlador de Sevilla (Repertorio Español)
Agar García, Lisístrata odia la política (TEBA)
Carlos Espinal, Peter el rojo, The Gorilla (IATI Theater)
OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ENSEMBLE CAST
Daniel Fetecua, for the choreography of La Gloria (Teatro SEA)
Leni Méndez and Susan Rogers for the scenic and costume design of La tía Julia y el escribidor (Repertorio Español)
Julie De Grandy, Confundida (Teatro del Aire)
Leyma López, Yo no soy Lupita (Teátrica)
To be announced on the night of the ceremony
Matemática del deseo (ArtSpoken Performing Arts [Miami, Florida]/VI Festival de Teatro Hispano del Comisionado) [Yoshvani Medina, Yenilen Mola, Juan David Ferrer, Yrelkah Brown]
Máxima seguridad (Compañía Nacional de las Artes [Bogotá, Colombia]/VI Festival de Teatro Hispano del Comisionado) [Piedad Bonnet, Nelson Celis, Wilmar Saldarriaga, Víctor H. Grajales, César Morales, Alejandro Gómez]
La Gloria (Teatro SEA)
Las 1001 noches: Historia de amor en el corredor de la muerte (Teatro Anacaona/VI Festival de Teatro Hispano del Comisionado)
GILBERTO ZALDÍVAR AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PLAY
El mandatorio idiota (Guacamolink Performing Arts/VI Festival de Teatro Hispano del Comisionado)
Toda esta larga noche (Teatro Vanguardia USA)