Monday, March 20, 2017

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.

Raúl Rivera, shown at right, is featured in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (edited by Héctor Luis Rivera) on account of his starring role in the two-hander El diablo ya no vive aquí. Written by Giovanny Cruz and directed by José A. Bonilla, the Casa de la Cultura Navarrete-USA (CCN-USA) production also stars Claribel Ortiz and will take place in April at El Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en EEUU (CoDoCul) in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here.

Danny Mendoza is a producer of the upcoming Nickelodeon series "I Am Frankie". For more information on the series, click here.

Elaine Del Valle, shown at left holding award, received Best Actor honors at the Filmgate.Miami/I'm Not Gonna Move To L.A. Festival (in Miami, Florida) for her debut short film as a director, Final Decision (which she also produced). The film also stars Berto Colón and Elyn Jaime Jenkins.

Raquel Almazán is serving as actor and playwright in The Future is Female Festival. Presented by MultiStages, the festival will take place in March at The Shop Theater @ CAP21, located in the Flatiron District of Manhattan. For more information, click here or here.

Vivienne Jurado, Mario Golden, and A.B. Lugo will be recreating their 
HOLA Award-winning roles in the Domnica Rădulescu's play Exile is My Home in a reading as part of the 13th National Symposium of Theater and Performance Arts in Academe. The play reading will be directed by original director Andreas Robertz and feature the original music of Alexander Tanson. The cast will feature original cast members (and fellow HOLA Award recipients) Nikaury Rodríguez, Mirandy Rodríguez, and David van Leesten; and newcomer to the cast Florinda Ruiz. The event will take place on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Stackhouse Theater in the Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. For more information, 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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