Monday, March 6, 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.

Iliana Guibert, shown at right, holding award, won a Best Actress Award from the Brightside Tavern Short Film Festival (which took place in March in Jersey City, New Jersey) for her starring role in Twice Upon A Time. The film, also written and exective produced by Guibert, and directed by Paul Borghese, has been hitting the film festival circuit and winning several awards along the way.

Erick Betancourt, shown at left, was featured in Broadway World, as a result of his co-starring role in the revival of the Stephen Adly Guirgis play The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. Directed by Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons, this production was developed with members of The Actors Studio, as part of its Theater & Social Justice program, and first presented by and at The Actors Studio Theater (located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan). The show will be presented in March at La Mama E.T.C., located in Manhattan's East Village. For more information, click here.


Manuel A. Morán, Edna Lee Figueroa, Edmi De JesúsJerry Soto, Gerardo Gudiño, and Claudio Weisz, shown clockwise, from above left, were featured in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (edited by Héctor Luis Rivera, also see below), as a result of their various roles in the second season of Teatro SEA's Micro Teatro New York festival, which currently runs through April at Teatro SEA's namesake theater in The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA) in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here. 

Mario Golden, shown at left, with Andreas Robertz, in the photo at right, was featured in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (edited by Héctor Luis Riveraalso see above), where his role as co-teacher (with Robertz) of the Allen Davis III Playwrighting Lab was highlighted. The workshop will start in March at the FELT Studio, located at The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA) in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood.

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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