HOLA Awards Will Honor Danny Burstein, Pedro Pascal Oct. 13

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13 Aug 2014

The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA), the nation’s longest running active arts advocacy organization for Latino actors, will honor Obie and Emmy winner Héctor Elizondo (“Last Man Standing”, "Chicago Hope"), five-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein (Cabaret), Ana Ortiz (“Ugly Betty”), Bianca Marroquín (Chicago), Pedro Pascal (“Game of Thrones”), Cierra Ramírez (“The Fosters”) and WNBC-TV anchor Sibila Vargas at the Fifteenth Annual HOLA Awards Gala and Benefit Oct. 13 at 6:30 PM.

Several awards will be presented during the evening, which will take place at the Battery Gardens (opposite 17 State Street).

Elizondo will receive the 2014 Rita Moreno HOLA Award for Excellence, Burstein and Ortiz will receive the 2014 HOLA José Ferrer Tespis Award, Marroquín will receive the 2014 Raúl Juliá HOLA Founders Award, Pascal will receive the HOLA Excellence in Television Award, Ramírez will receive the HOLA Emerging Artist Award and HOLA will present its Excellence in Media Award to WNBC-TV anchor Sibila Vargas.

HOLA will also honor, "the best of Latino theater in New York with noncompetitive awards encompassing multiple winners in each category." A full listing of the honorees follows below.

To purchase tickets starting at $150 and for more information, visit hellohola.org.



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OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR
Pablo Andrade, Noche tan linda (Pregones Theater-Puerto Rican Traveling Theater)
Armando Riesco, The Happiest Song Plays Last (Second Stage Theatre)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR
Zulema Clares, Noche tan linda (Pregones Theater-Puerto Rican Traveling Theater)
Beatriz Cordoba, Cita a ciegas (Repertorio Español)
Caridad del Valle, Las cenizas de Troya (Teatro Experimental Blue Amigos/Group of the Arts)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED MALE ACTOR
Iván Camilo, Barceló con hielo (Repertorio Español)
Javier Fano, Barceló con hielo (Repertorio Español)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED FEMALE ACTOR
Xiomara Cintrón, Las cenizas de Troya (Teatro Experimental Blue Amigos/Group of the Arts)
Jeannie Sol, Rafael Hernández… Romance (Society of the Educational Arts)
Kathy Tejada, Elektra XXXI (Teatro Experimental Blue Amigos/Compañía Hispana de Actores Sobresalientes)

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE
Emely Grisanty, Edipo (Guacamolink Performing Arts)
George Riverón, Últimos días de una casa (Festival Monologando Ando)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ENSEMBLE CAST
Ricardo Birnbaum, María Cuartero, Pep Muñoz, María Peyramaure, Xabi Soret, Días estupendos (AENY/IATI Theater)
Pablo Andrade, Annia Bu, Zulema Clares, Dalia Davi, Javier Fano, Erick González, Elena Mohedano, Antonio Rubio, Fermín Suárez, El loco por fuerza (Repertorio Español)
George Bass, Fermín Suárez, Teresa Yenque, Los borrachos (El Grupo/Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en EEUU)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN TECHNICAL PRODUCTION/DESIGN
José López Alemán, for his puppet, set, and animation design of My Superhero, Roberto Clemente (Society of the Educational Arts)
Daniel Soto for his choreography of My Superhero, Roberto Clemente (Society of the Educational Arts)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN PLAYWRITING
Pablo García Gámez, Noche tan linda (Pregones Theater-Puerto Rican Traveling Theater)
José Rivera, Adoration of the Old Woman (INTAR)
Marco Antonio Rodríguez, Barceló con hielo (Repertorio Español)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTION
Leyma López, El loco por fuerza (Repertorio Español)
Walter Ventosilla, Edipo (Guacamolink Performing Arts)
Andrés Zambrano, La zapatera prodigiosa (Repertorio Español)

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Germán Jaramillo, for his performance in Cita a ciegas (Repertorio Español)
Edna Lee Figueroa, for her performance in Carmen Loísaida (Teatro Círculo)

GILBERTO ZALDÍVAR HOLA AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION
Barceló con hielo (Repertorio Español)
La zapatera prodigiosa (Repertorio Español)