Monday, August 20, 2012

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 and performance gigs. The names of HOLA members and Friends of HOLA are listed below in boldface.

Ydaiber Orozco, shown at right, appeared in a print ad for Mastercard.

Anthony Ruiz played Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helú in a skit on "Late Show With David Letterman" (CBS). To see the episode, click here (his segment begins at the 27:07 mark).

The film Under My Nails (written by Kisha Tikina Burgos, directed by Ari Maniel Cruz) won the Best Domestic (U.S.) Feature Film Award from the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF). The film was  and also stars Iván Camilo, Burgos, Maité Bonilla, Rosie Berrido, Marilú Acosta, Dolores Pedro, Enrique Juliá, Miranda Purcell and Antonio Pantojas in the cast.

Elle de Amor is currently in Westport, New York, where she is rehearsing Josefina López's Real Women Have Curves. Directed by Norma Medina, the show will run in August and September at the Depot Theatre. For more information on the production (for which she earned her Equity card), click here.

Teatro Las Tablas and Teatro LATEA will present La Jom Atenda (The Home Attendant). The Letras de Ultramar award-winning play by Diógenes Abreu will be directed by Yolanny Rodríguez and star Mateo Gómez and Ana Montero. The production is slated for a December run at Teatro LATEA, located in 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 are not an HOLA member, why not join? If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one?

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