Monday, June 13, 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.

Tony Rodríguez, shown at right in the photo of right, with Union City Commissioner and fellow HOLA member Lucio Fernández, received a 2016 Union City Artist Award, from Mayor Brian P. Stack and the Board of Commissioners of the City of Union City, New Jersey, for his work as being an artist who has contributed to the artistic fabric of Union City. The ceremony took place on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Union City Museum/William V. Musto Cultural Center in the West Hoboken section of Union City.

Vanessa Hernández
is starring opposite Maribella La Bella, Ana Montero and Stalin Cando in the play Tres Gabrielas y una Mistral. Based on the Dinorah Coronado play Gabriela Mistral, the Procrearte production is adapted and directed by Pedro A. Dubó and presented in July 
as part of the VI Festival de Teatro Latino del Comisionado at the Sala Rafael Villalona at the Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en EEUU in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood.

Pablo García Gámez, shown at left, was featured in El Espectador Venezolano's blog where he was interviewed about his life and career and where the recent award-winning production of his play Olvidadas (produced by Pablo Andrade for Corezón and directed by Diego M. Chiri) was highlighted. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here.
Éric-Dominique Pérez was interviewed and featured in the New York daily newspaper El Diario/La Prensa, where he talked about his career, particularly about the short film he shot Crusade in Wonderland: Rise of the Drumpf (directed by Alejandro Marín) and his upcoming solo project Brave Lord. To read the article, which is in Spanish, click on the image at right.

Judy Torres will be singing her hits at the Party 105 Freestyle Explosion 2016 concert, taking place on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at the Pennysaver Amphitheater in Farmingville, New York. For more information, click here.

ABC Casting continued their collaboration with the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA), conducting a casting workshop in New York that was exclusive to HOLA members. The workshop concluded with an audition for the ABC Diversity Workshop. The HOLA members selected by ABC through member submission were Matt AntarJaime Carrillo, Ana Roshelle Díaz, Jorge Díaz, Camila Jurado, Rosa Rodríguez, Larissa Santiago, María de Lourdes Severny, Verónica ValenciaMathia Vargas, Plinio Villablanca, and Ellis Vizcarra. They appear in the photo at left with ABC Casting Director of Primetime Casting Marci Phillips (at center). (Special thanks to everyone at ABC Casting.)

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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