Monday, June 5, 2017

Prime Latino Media Salón (June 2017) - Celebrating Latino Brilliance

NYC monthly series for independent Latino
multimedia-makers, actors & musicians
at The Green Room in New World Stages 

Join us at
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 7-10:30pm
A support network to advocate, promote & advance independent
mainstream and bilingual Latino projects in English and Spanish

As artists, we all strive for brilliance. First, there’s attaining it on an inner level, then validation by power brokers and ultimately, by community. Listen to proven artists who have received accolades and how they shine in their own inimitable way. Join us as we feature inspirational storytellers and partake in networking, conversation and a drink within a community of ¡Latinos Unidos! All Welcome!

7-8pm: Networking
8-9pm: TÍO LOUIE Reporta: Interview screenwriter & four bilingual actors
9-9:30pm: Musical Interview & live performance, “Salón Unplugged” 
9:30-10:30pm: Networking

• Moderator:
TIO LOUIE/Louis E. Perego Moreno, Founder/Executive Producer of PRIME LATINO MEDIA Salón & President, Skyline Features

• Interview #1/Multimedia-maker: Alexander Dinelaris, Academy Award and Golden Globe winner for screenplay of Birdman and book writer of Broadway musical, On Your Feet!

• Interview #2/Actors: Edmi De Jesús, Edna Lee Figueroa, Sandor Juan & Marco Antonio Rodríguez; bilingual actors proficient in Spanish-language theater– performing in Repertorio Español, FUERZAFest, The ONE Festival, and other places in NYC

• Interview #3/Music: Jeannie Sol, comedienne, actor and torch singer who has performed in theatrical musicals, such as Myrta Silva in La Gloria

Location:  New World Stages, 340 West 50th Street (bet. 8th and 9th aves.), NYC
Next PRIME LATINO MEDIA Salón ~ July 2017

Alexander Dinelaris                           @AlexDinelaris
An Academy Award and Golden Globe winner for the screenplay of Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). He is the co-creator and executive producer of the series, The One Percent, for MRC, starring Hilary Swank. He is also the book writer of the West End production of The Bodyguard Musical and of Gloria and Emilio Estefan’s Broadway musical, On Your Feet! An HOLA Awards honoree, he is a proud member of the Writer’s Guild and the Dramatists Guild.
Interview #2: FOUR ACTORS
Edmi De Jesús                                     @EdmiDJ
Born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, she has two BA degrees from the University of Puerto Rico, performed in more than 25 commercials as a principal, appeared in soap operas, TV shows and more than 10 movies in Puerto Rico. She studied at the Lee Strasberg Institute and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London. She was in La Mala, filmed in Spain with acclaimed Cuban actor Jorge Perugorría; in the HBO short film Smell the Coffee, and in the Puerto Rican film Dos Caminos.

Sandor Juan                                        
Born in Cuba, he migrated to Miami. He was cast in Telemundo’s De Padres a Hijos. He acted in the film The Pérez Family and the play Matecumbe. He moved to L.A. for five years and then to NYC. His TV credits include Burn Notice, The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien and What Would You Do? In New York, he works nonstop at Repertorio Español. He’s the recipient of two HOLA Awards and a NY Latin ACE Award. He recently won Best Actor at FUERZAfest for his performance in the play Seis.

Edna Lee Figueroa            @EdnaLeeFigueroa
Puerto Rican stage, film, TV, and voiceover actress; theater producer and stage manager. A Repertorio Español and PopUP Theatrics member, Teatro Círculo and Boundless Theatre Associate Artist. Theater: Bamboo in Bushwick, and Inside; and her productions, Máscaras Afuera (Masks Off) and La Terapía (Therapy). Film: Medardo (Ecuador/Holland), Maldeamores (Prod: Benicio Del Toro), Mad Dogs (Amazon), and Main Street (Dir: John Doyle). HOLA Award recipient.

Marco Antonio Rodriguez  @marcomarantonio
Acted, written, produced and directed Pico de GalloHeaven Forbid(s)! and Rick Nájera’s Latinologues. His play, La Luz De Un Cigarrillo (Ashes Of Light), won 5 HOLA, 4 NY Latin ACE, 3 Soberano awards, including awards for his playwriting. His play, Barceló Con Hielo (Barceló On The Rocks) won the MetLife Nuestras Voces Playwriting competition and 4 HOLA Awards. He adapted Julia Álvarez’s In The Name Of Salomé into a stage play  for Repertorio Español and recently acted in Kidnap Road at La Mama.

Interview #3: MUSIC
Jeannie Sol                                          @CHACHASOL
Born in Brooklyn, she released her first album on Sony Records, Yannet Sol and Friends. With the strength of her hit Correr a Ti (a Spanish-language version of Whitney Houston's Run to You), she toured worldwide with Ray Barretto, Celia Cruz and Grupo Niche. Her second studio album was titled Yannet Sol. She is a member of Teatro SEA Children's Theater in NY, starring in (among other plays) La Plenópera del Empache, Rafael Hernández: Romance and in her biggest musical role playing, Myrta Silva in La Gloria. Recipient of two HOLA Awards.

Louis E. Perego Moreno/@TioLouie
Founder & Executive Producer of PRIME LATINO MEDIA, the largest network on the East Coast of independent Latino multimedia-makers, actors and musicians in bilingual Latino and mainstream media, digital and entertainment. A Social Impact Producer and Educator who owns for 35 years Skyline Features, a bilingual (English/Spanish) multimedia and educational production company developing documentaries, television programming and advertising commercials.

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