PRESS RELEASE: LAS GARCIA 2016 @ HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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THE WORLD PREMIERE OF
A Hollywood Fringe 2016 Production
ASYLUM @ STUDIO C
LOS ANGELES, CA. (April 30, 2016) – Actor, Writer, and Spoken Word Poet Gabriela Ortega returns to the Hollywood Fringe festival with the debut of her solo performance Las Garcia, a poignantly funny piece about two women of the same bloodline, fighting to find themselves through love, war, and their innermost desires. Directed by Alex Alpharaoh, Ortega explores what it means to be an independent woman in a dependent world, where conflict is always looming around the corner. Las García begins its run on Sunday, June 5th – June 25th at Asylum @ Studio C Artists.
ABOUT GABRIELA ORTEGA
Gabriela was born and raised in the Dominican Republic and is an LA bases Actress, writer and Spoken word poet. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting at the University of Southern California.
A proud Latina, Feminist and above all: a collaborator, Gabriela is thrilled to be returning to the Hollywood Fringe in 2016 with her own show. She is excited to bring her stories to life in her show inspired by her life and heritage in Santo Domingo.
In 2014, Gabriela helped develop “The New Artist’s Festival” at the 13th Street Repertory Company in NYC. As part of the festival, she helped produce 7 original one-act plays (2 which she directed, 1 which she wrote), as well as two MainStage productions (Rabbit Hole, Dark Play/Stories for Boys).
Some of her most recent roles include: HOMEFREE by Lisa Loomer at The Road*, SPIT! at HFF15, The House of Bernarda Alba with the Bilingual Foundation of The Arts (Magdalena), Grey Street, The Musical (Off-Broadway Workshop, Ensemble) and Blossoming readings with The Vagrancy.
USC: Breath, Boom (Angel), Camille (Prudence), Marisol (Ensemble), Anna in the Tropics (Conchita), What We’re Up Against and other short plays (Lorna/Annie), Disappearing Act by Lena Ford (USC workshop/ Millie) *WINNER: Noho Fringe Festival Best Play/Best Ensemble
For more information on Las García, and other upcoming shows, stay in touch with Gabriela Ortega on social media: “Like” on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/LasGarciaFringe;
ABOUT THE HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL – The Hollywood Fringe Festival is an annual, open-access, community-derived event celebrating freedom of expression and collaboration in the performing arts community. Each June during the Hollywood Fringe, the arts infiltrate the Hollywood neighborhood: fully equipped theaters, parks, clubs, churches, restaurants and other unexpected places host hundreds of productions by local, national, and international arts companies and independent performers.
WHO: Las García – Explores what it means to be an independent women in a dependent world, where conflict is always looming around the corner.
Starring Gabriela Ortega
Directed by Alex Alpharaoh
WHAT: World Premiere of Las García at the 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival
WHEN: Sunday, June 5th @ 7:00pm
Monday, June 13th @ 7:00pm
Saturday, June 18th @ 6:30pm
Monday, June 20th @ 8:30pm
Saturday, June 25th @ 10:30pm
The show runs 60 minutes with no intermission.
WHERE: Asylum @ Studio C Artists, 6448 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. 90038
TICKETS: $12 – $13, www.hollywoodfringe.org/projects/3451?tab=tickets or dial 323.533.7371 or 714.458.0697 for reservations, or purchase at the door.
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