Friday, June 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.

Elaine Del Valle, shown at right, was featured in an article in online industry publication Latin Heat, where her work as a producer on the HBO Latino interstitial series "Gran'pa Knows Best", was highlighted. Created, co-produced, directed, shot and edited by William D. Caballero, its star is Caballero's own grandfather Víctor Muriel (who voices the title character, itself a 3D model of Muriel). The second season of the webseries will premiere on Friday, June 17, 2016. To read the article, which includes a trailer for Season 2, click here.

Mônica Steuer, shown at leftwas interviewed by Louis Perego Moreno (Tío Louie) in an article in online industry publication Latin Heat, where her critically acclaimed work on the Octavio Solís play Prospect (directed by Elena Araoz and now playing at the 64 East 4th Street Theater in Manhattan's East Village) is highlighted. To read the interview, click here. To read the interview he conducted with her for El Blog de HOLA, click here.

Fabián Zarta is one of the co-stars and collaborators in the collective theater piece Troy
The piece, created with playwright Andrea Thome, is inspired by Euripides' The Trojan Women. The debut production by Public Works ACTivate Ensemble, and will be produced by and presented in June at The Public Theater (in Manhattan's NoHo neighborhood). For more information, click here.

Marco Antonio Rodríguezshown at rightwas selected by the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute as one of the recipients of the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Archives and Library Research Award. This grant will allow him to do further research which will assist in the development of his current and future projects as a playwright.

Anthony Ruiz and Manny Alfaro 
acted in the short film iCreep (written and directed by Adrián Martínez).

A.B. Lugo and Eduardo Leáñez are acting in the feature film The Last Scene. Adapted by Félix Hiciano (who also co-stars and is producing) from the Richard Thomas Henle stage play of the same name, the film is directed by Henle and is currently in production in New York City. A trailer for the film can be seen below.

The Last Scene Film Trailer from Felix Hiciano on Vimeo.

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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