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 […]


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 […]


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