Latino Scene Showcase

October 10, 2018 - 1PM & 6:30 PM
El Portal Theatre
Los Angeles, CA
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The Latino Scene Showcase is a private event for entertainment industry executives, talent representatives, and casting directors to watch the performance of original scripts written, directed and performed by graduates of the National Hispanic Media Coalition’s Latino TV Writers Program and Latino talent recruited by the Los Angeles Theatre Center.

The showcase presented jointly by NHMC and LATC at El Portal Theatre in Los Angeles, presents a program of short scenes, directed, written and performed by Latinos, to introduce their talent to Hollywood directors, writers, talent representatives and casting directors. More than 200 entertainment industry insiders attend to network with participating Latino creatives after the showcase.

To view pictures from the 2018 Latino Scene Showcase, click here.

To view the program and headshots for all actors, click here.

2018 Latino Scene Showcase

“Boxing Rabbits”
Written by Daniela Bailes
Directed by Marissa Herrera
Performed by: Monica Garcia and Natasha Galano

“Call Me Lucia”
Written by Emanuel Gironi
Directed by Sylvia Blush
Performed by: Raiza Licea, Amanda Rivas, and Cruz Castillo

“El Corazon Negro”
Written by Eric Esquivel
Directed by Geoff Rivas
Performed by: Hector Hernandez, Janet Lopez, and Geoff Rivas

“Happy Divorce-aversary”
Written by Rachanee Lumayno
Directed by Marissa Herrera
Performed by: Larianny Perez, Chris Trovador and Keely Jimenez

“Hello, Bye, Die”
Written by Gabriel Brugni
Directed by Sylvia Blush
Performed by: Nikki Mejia, Peter Pasco, and Andrew Santiago

“Shoelaces”
Written by Maria Escobedo
Directed by Sylvia Blush
Performed by: Jorge Berrios, Manuel Correa, and Karen Bethzabe

“Tata & Luci”
Written by Jordan Rubio
Directed by Geoff Rivas
Performed by: Steph Garcia and Dani Adaliz


2017 Latino Scene Showcase

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To view pictures of the 2017 Latino Scene Showcase click here. Watch the individual scenes from the 2017 Latino Scene Showcase using the playlist below.

Evolution Fitness by Rafael Garcia
Directed by Fidel Gomez
Performed by:
Matthew Jordan
Marissa Ringer
Jay Phoenix

Pearly Gates by Jesenia Ruiz
Directed by Fidel Gomez
Performed by:
Alfredo Trueba
Melissa Rivera
Bob Rodriguez

The Mailroom by Joseph Ferrante
Directed by Sal Lopez
Performed by:
Peter Pasco
Brian Molina
Eddie Ruiz

M.I.A. by Renier Murillo
Directed by Sylvia Blush
Performed by:
Julian Ortega
Abigail Arnold-Ochs
Carla Olivas
Nisalda Gonzalez

Mari and Damian by Janine Salinas Schoenberg
Directed by Sal Lopez
Performed by:
Yvonne Angulo
James Cavlo

Call Me Daddy by Brian Otaño
Directed by Sylvia Blush
Performed by:
Myrna Velasco
Frankie Rodriguez
Ray Lopez
Michelle Castillo

Bits and Pieces by Carlos Cisco
Directed by Fidel Gomez
Performed by:
Roland Ruiz
Huge Carbajal

View past galas on flickr & Youtube