Monday, April 13, 2015

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.

Mario Golden and Yvette Quinteroshown at right, from left to right, in character, were profiled in the Arte y Teatro en Nueva York (ARTENY) for their work in the upcoming production of El canto de Carlota (Charlotte's Song). Written by Nancy Ferragallo, the dance-theater piece is directed by Andreas Robertz and Golden, choreographed by Ferragallo and Celeste Hastings. This will be the piece's Spanish-language world premiere, and it will have a one-evening benefit performance for the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA) on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at the Flamboyán Theater in the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA) in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. In addition to Golden and Quintero, the piece will also star Hastings. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here. For more information, click herehere or here.

Raúl RiveraHéctor Luis Rivera, and Enmanuel García Villavicencio, shown at left, from left to right, during a break in rehearsal, were profiled in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog, where it highlighted their roles as actors in the upcoming production Los monólogos de Abniel Marat. An evening of monologues by the late Puerto Rican playwright, it will be directed by García Villavicencio and also star J. Edgar Mozoub. It will be presented in May as part of the V Festival Internacional de Monólogos Don Iván García Guerra, taking place at the Broadway Blackbox Theater, located in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here.

Elaine Del Valleshown at right, in character, was profiled in Broadway World, where it highlighted the upcoming production of her award-winning self-penned solo show Brownsville Bred (directed by Pamela Moller Kareman). Part of a kickoff of New York's City Park Foundation's SummerStage series, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary by, among other things, presenting 30 artists in 30 days (known collectively as Summerstage30), her show (winner of an HOLA Award) will be presented in June in at Betsy Head Park in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Brownsville (coincidentally, where the show takes place). To read the blog, click here. For more information, click here.

Eduardo Leáñez and Patrick E. Horrigan will be presenting their spring installment of their performance series, Actors with Accents. The event will take place on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Teatro Círculo, located in Manhattan's East Village. For more information, click here or here. In addition, his solo show You Are Confused! (written by Leáñez and Horrigan, and directed by Rosalie Purvis) will be presented in June at the Henry Warren Theater, located in the Bath Beach section of Brooklyn. For more information, click here.

Daniel Anthony Hidalgo is acting in the upcoming webseries "Getting It Wrong" (written and directed by Justin Ayer). 

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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