Since 1999, the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors has been holding our annual gala where we recognize achievements of our latin community in Theatre, Tv and Film
HOLA CHITA RIVERA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Named in honor of the iconic Chita Rivera, this award acknowledges a lifetime of artistic contributions and accomplishments. It recognizes the dedication, innovation, and lasting impact that the recipient has had on the entertainment industry.
HOLA ILKA ADVOCACY AWARD
This award is a profound tribute to the memory of the trailblazing Ilka Tanya Payán. It acknowledges individuals who have championed inclusivity and representation for Hispanic and Latin talent in the entertainment realm.
RAÚL JULIÁ HOLA FOUNDERS AWARD
This award serves as a poignant tribute to the legacy of Raúl Juliá. It pays homage to exceptional writers, directors, or actors who have carved a significant path in the entertainment world.
HOLA JOSÉ FERRER TESPIS AWARD
Named in honor of the legendary José Ferrer. This accolade acknowledges performers who possess a rare and exceptional ability to transport audiences into the heart of stories, characters, and emotions.
HOLA RITA MORENO AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE
This award pays homage to the incomparable Rita Moreno. It celebrates exceptional all-around performers who have demonstrated unparalleled skill, versatility, and impact across various facets of their craft.
HOLA ELIZABETH PEÑA BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST AWARD
Named after the late Elizabeth Peña, this award recognizes individuals who have surmounted challenges, taken bold artistic risks, and have elevated their fields through significant breakthroughs, inspiring fellow artists along the way.
HOLA GRACIELA DANIELE EXCELLENCE IN CHOREOGRAPHY AWARD
An honor named after the legendary Graciela Daniele. This award recognizes choreographers who have redefined the art of movement, infusing their choreography with innovation, emotion, and a profound understanding of storytelling.
HOLA LEÓN ICHASO AWARD
Named in tribute to the visionary Cuban-American director León Ichaso, this award celebrates individuals who have demonstrated unwavering perseverance in their artistic journey. Their accomplishments serve as an inspiring testament to the power of determination and creativity, reflecting the essence of the human spirit through their craft.
HOLA EMERGING ARTIST AWARD
Recognizing rising stars and exceptional talents within our community. This award celebrates the fresh perspectives, passion, and creativity of emerging artists who are poised to make a significant impact on the artistic landscape.
HOLA EXCELLENCE IN MEDIA AWARD
This accolade celebrates their impactful contributions to various forms of media, including journalism, broadcasting, digital content creation, and more. It honors those who have effectively used their platforms to inform, entertain, and inspire diverse audiences, leaving a positive mark on the media landscape.
HOLA EXCELLENCE IN TELEVISION AWARD
Recognizes outstanding achievements in the realm of television. This award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the television industry, and celebrates their impact on shaping the television landscape and captivating audiences with compelling narratives.
HOLA EXCELLENCE IN FILM AWARD
This accolade acknowledges individuals who have left a significant mark on the film industry, be it through exceptional performances, innovative direction, impactful production, or powerful storytelling. It recognizes their ability to captivate audiences and contribute to the evolution of cinema.
HOLA EXCELLENCE IN OPERA AWARD
Celebrates remarkable contributions to the world of opera, and recognizes individuals who have elevated the art form through exceptional performances, compositions, productions, or direction.
HOLA EXCELLENCE IN THEATER AWARD
This accolade honors individuals, companies, or institutions that have significantly contributed to theater, whether through exceptional performances, innovative productions, or impactful storytelling. It celebrates their dedication to advancing Latin/Hispanic theatrical excellence.
HOLA CROSSOVER ARTIST AWARD
An accolade that shines a spotlight on individuals who have masterfully navigated across different artistic disciplines, seamlessly merging their talents to create something truly extraordinary.
HOLA THEATER AWARDS
GILBERTO ZALDÍVAR AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION
This award honors exemplary achievement in overall production quality and execution.