Saturday, August 18, 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.

Andy Pérez, shown at right, was the subject of a profile in the 12th Edition issue of Modelixir online magazine. To read the article, click the image at right, or click here, here and here. For more information on the online magazine, click here.

INTAR is presenting the Bright Untamed Festival. The series of new "unapologetically queer plays with an edge" will take place in August at INTAR's eponymous theater, located in the Hell's Kitchen area of Manhattan. The festival (produced by David Anzuelo and co-hosted by Pedro Ángel Serrano) includes plays written by Carlos Alberto Valencia, J. Julián Christopher, Susana Cook and Ricardo Bracho, with Aminta de Lara, José Zayas, Cook and Daniel Jáquez, respectively, handling helming duties. The company of actors include Regie Cabico, Raúl Castillo, Cook, Sol Crespo, Virginia Grise, Annie Henk, Anna Lamadrid, Mauricio Leyton, Omar Pérez, Eric Robledo, Orlando Ríos, Charlie Vázquez, and others. For more information, click here or here.

David Vega associate produced the short film Blackout (written by and starring Paula Román and directed by Francisco Lupini). The film screened at the Abingdon Theater (located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan) as part of the New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF), where it earned Best Actress in a Short Film honors for Román. For more information, click here or here.

Aída Álvarez
Adela María Bolet
Carmen Cabrera
Caridad Del Valle
Yvette Quintero
Johanna Ramírez
Eduardo Ramos
Clairet Villamizar
E3Outlaws Productions is presenting Federico García Lorca's famed rural tragedy Bodas de sangre. Produced and directed by Enmanuel García, the production will take place as part of the Tercer Festival de Teatro Hispano del Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en los Estados Unidos, slated to take place in October and November at the Sala Andrés Francisco Requena (also located in the Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en los Estados Unidos) in upper Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. The cast includes Aída Álvarez, Adela María Bolet, Carmen Cabrera, Juan Castaño, Caridad Del Valle, Francis George, Anny Gómez, Jacob Martínez, Samuel Ocasio Mendoza, Yvette Quintero, Johanna Ramírez, Eduardo Ramos, Juan Carlos Rodríguez, Ricardo J. Salazar, Ricardo San Miguel and Clairet Villamizar. [Several actors cast in the production found out about the audition through the daily e-mail announcements that HOLA sends to its members.] After its presentation at the theater festival, plans are to present the show for a longer run.

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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