HOLA ACTOR SPOTLIGHT | Ulysses S. de Orduna

Ulysses S. de Orduna was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico where he studied acting at the University of the Sacred Heart (BA in Theatre). He made his professional acting debut at the University of Puerto Rico Repertory Theatre Company where he played lead roles in the company’s 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons, first starring as Jack Chesney in the Puerto Rican revival of Charlie’s Aunt, The Wolf in the Spanish-language world premiere of Into the Woods and as Rolf Gruber in the latest Puerto Rican revival of The Sound of Music.   In 2013, he played the role of Jean-Michel […]

HOLA ACTOR SPOTLIGHT | Greta Quispe

Greta Quispe is a SAG/AFTRA actress of Peruvian descent who was raised in Brooklyn, NY. Ms. Quispe has studied at The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute as well as auditioned for and personally selected to study with T. Schreiber at his advanced technique for actors classes at T.  Schreiber’s Studio and Theatre in New York City.  She has had co-starring roles along the side of of Dennis Leary (Rescue Me) and Adam Goldberg (NYC22). She has worked on several short films and is anticipating one short film’s adaptation into a full feature. Throughout her life she has always had a desire to help others so while pursuing an acting […]

HOLA ACTOR SPOTLIGHT | Rafael Beato

Rafael Beato was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to New York City in 2013. He won the New York Latin ACE Award in the category of Best Performance by a Leading Male in a Musical for his role in La canción (written by Cándido Tirado and Vico C. and currently running at New York’s Repertorio Español). Other theatre credits include Godspell, Disney’s Camp Rock, Simon The invisible Boy, and Ybor City. Film credits include Viral, Burguesinha, and Reason. Television credits include “The Hunt with John Walsh, “On The Case with Paula Zahn”, and “Young Deadly Love” (the last […]

HOLA ACTOR SPOTLIGHT | Débora Balardini

Débora Balardini With fierce loyalty to movement and physical theater as an art form, Débora Balardini’s extensive performance background spans ballet, modern dance, and tap. After becoming Hatha yoga certified, mindfulness and overall well being greatly influence her approach to the arts. She has fostered a growing vision of traditional and experimental exceptionalism from voice overs to theater acting, direction and production, from cabaret to variety, from feature films to short films.  She is the founder of Group.BR, an award winning all-Brazilian ensemble, the only Brazilian theater company in NYC.  Her insatiable appetite for the arts led her to co-founding […]

HOLA ACTOR SPOTLIGHT | Rubén Roberto Gómez

Rubén Roberto Gómez has spent his entire adult life following his passions. A UCLA alumnus with a Masters in Spanish Literature but also fluent in Italian, he crooned his way through two albums followed by European and South American tours singing romantic ballads in Spanish in the 1980s and 1990s. Now, back to his roots in acting, he’s focusing on a career in TV and film. He is often mistaken for Middle Eastern thanks to his Turkish mother, but still able to appear and do voiceover with an Argentine or Spanish dialect courtesy of his Spanish grandfather. His ambiguous accent […]