Mônica Steuer Mônica Steuer is an internationally renowned actress who has worked in several countries including the USA, Mexico, Scotland, Peru and Puerto Rico.She graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC, receiving the Charles Jehlinger Award for Best Actress and the Grace Kelly scholarship.In the USA her stage work includes plays from such well-know authors as Christopher Marlowe, Calderón de la Barca, Anton Chekhov, Federico García Lorca, George Bernard Shaw; among many others.On film, she has shared the screen with Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Leguizamo, Harvey Keitel and most recently with Gina Rodríguez, Ana Ortiz and Lin-Manuel Miranda, […]

HOLA – ACTOR SPOT LIGHT | Zahaira Curiel

Zahaira Curiel Zahaira Curiel is a native of New York, born and raised in Washington Heights, with roots planted in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. She graduated from Hunter College with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and made her Off-Broadway debut in Plátanos and Collard Greens. She Is currently one of Statement Arts’ Project Directors and a board member, and is providing a positive impact to the youth of Washington Heights and beyond, by creating and providing arts programming and college assistance to kids who may not otherwise have access to them. As one of Statement Arts’ pioneer […]


    Omar Pérez is an actor-writer-director. He has worked as a company member of the internationally recognized Pregones Theater-PRTT, where he has appeared in the productions The Red Rose, Aloha Boricua, Harlem Hellfighters on a Latin Beat!, Dancing in My Cockroach Killers and Fly-Babies, among others. Other stage credits include his self-penned solo show Rhapsodia, The Wizard of Oz, Man of La Mancha, Spinning into Butter, Life… Is But A Moment, and Singing Wid a Sword. His film credits include Shut up and Do it!, Broken Hearts, and Evergreen. He is also a former company member of Say What? […]


Maite Uzal Maite Uzal is an actress and singer from Madrid, Spain. She studied in New York at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA). Her credits in Spain include Les Misérables (Fantine), Martin Guerre (Bertrande), and Rey León (Rafiki). Her New York credits include Hippolytus, Othello and Uncle Vanya. In film, she acted in the feature film Little Galicia and is currently a producer in the project I Am Warrior. She recently made her Repertorio Español debut as the title role of Cristóbal de Virués’ Golden Age play La gran Semíramis. A resident actress in the Rebel Theater Company, […]


Marlene Forté Marlene Forté is an actress, director and producer. Born in Cuba, she is a founding member of LAByrinth Theater Company in NYC where she started her acting career in the early 1990s. Since moving to Los Angeles 13 years ago, she has appeared in many TV recurring roles, include “The House of Payne” and, most recently, “The Secret Life of The American Teenager.” Other television credits include “Eastbound and Down,” “Community,” “Criminal Minds,” “The Mentalist” and “Castle,” to name a few. On film she was first known for the lead role in the independent movie Lena’s Dreams, which […]

LRDB | Performing Artist of the Month

LRDB | Performing Artist of the Month Presented by Falu Enterprises Ruby Rubero Ruby is definitely not your typical singer. There is something really special about her attitude and her ways, something that goes all the way back to the beginning of her ongoing love affair with music. Although she was born in the Bronx borough (For those who do not know, New York City), she grew up far away from the dangerous environment of that place at the time. Her mother, worried about heavy gang activity and increasing violent crime rates, decided to send Ruby to her grandparents in […]