Tuesday, May 3, 2016

HOLA Member Bochinche

Bochinche refers to "gossip". In this sense, we use it to highlight 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.

Edison Carrera, shown at right, will receive the Radio y TV LAZ Award in the category of Theater, an award he will share with actress-writer-director-producer Cecill Villar. For more information, click here.

Elaine Del Valle wrote, cast and produced the webseries pilot "The Bodega Series", which has been chosen for the NewFilmmakers New York showcase. The pilot, which co-stars Denia Brache, will be screened on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at the Courthouse Theater at the Anthology Film Archives, located in Manhattan's East Village. For more information, click here. For more information on the webseries, which also stars Cinthya Carmona, Gil Pérez-Abraham, Sandra Elizabeth Rodríguez, Víctor Cruz and Danny Bolero, click here or here.

Johanna Tolentino booked a feature film called Patty Cakes. Written and directed by Geremy Jasper, it stars Danielle MacDonald, Sid Dananjay, and Cathy Moriarty.

The Hispanic Federation is presenting FUERZAfest - Latino LGBTQ Festival. It will take place 
May 11-22, 2016 at the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood. This 12-day-long festival will have workshops, panel discussions, networking events, art exhibits, film screenings, and - as the main attraction – a theater competition featuring one-act plays that dive into universal LGBTQ issues. The theater offerings are listed below (HOLA members are listed in boldface).

Oh Holy Mother of Quique!
Written and directed by Gama Valle.
With Chris Rivera, Marlon Meikle, Rafael Albarrán, Trey K. Blackburn.
Presented by The Boom! Agenda Theatre Collective.

Mi pecado favorito
Written and directed by Rafael Mejía.
With Roberto D Jesús and Rafael Alejandro.
Presented by Arketipo.

La Leva
Written by Leonardo González.

Directed by Josean Ortiz.
With Leonardo González and Josean Ortiz.
Presented by Amigos del Corralón.

Amorcito de mala muerte
Written by Carlos Alberto Valencia.

Directed by Estefanía Fadul.
With Edna Lee Figueroa, Juan Carlos Díaz, María Peyramaure, Carlos Alberto Valencia.
Presented by CAV.


Written by Rafael Albarrán.
Directed by Gama Valle.
With Gerardo Gudiño, Willie Denton and Joe Loper.
Presented by Oomph! 

Written by Pablo García Gámez.
Directed by Diego Chiri.
With Noëlle Mauri and Rosie Berrido.
Presented by Corezón.

For more information about the FUERZAfest
, click here or here.

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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