A brand new collective of Latino actors, writers, administrators and executives in Hollywood known as “La Mesa” will host its inaugural “La Mesa Dwell Desk Learn” on the LATC Theater on Aug. 15.
The occasion will highlight unproduced pilot scripts by three up-and-coming Latinx tv writers who’ve been paired with seasoned Latinx tv administrators. Writers Linda Dillon Moya, Meredith Garcia-Painter and Spiro Skentzos have been workshopping their pilots with Linda Mendoza (“By no means Have I Ever,” “Brooklyn 9-9”), Jon Huertas (“This Is Us,” “Citadel”) and Victor Gonzalez (“Mr. Iglesias,” “George Lopez”) for the previous couple of weeks, and the pairs will current the primary 10 pages of their scripts on the occasion with casts of predominantly Latinx actors.
“La Mesa Desk Learn” is produced in partnership with Nosotros and the Latino Theater Co. The occasion and “La Mesa” itself work in direction of a purpose of accelerating visibility and alternative for Latinx creatives in movie and tv. “La Mesa” was based in early 2021 by “Mr. Iglesias” and “Wizards of Waverly Place” producer and author Peter Murrieta, “Tremendous White” comic and author Erik Rivera and WGA Latinx Writers Committee co-chair Jorge Rivera.
“La Mesa is a collective of writers, administrators, actors, standup comics, executives, producers, managers, casting administrators and anybody else that is aware of we’ve to rise collectively,” Murrieta stated in a press release. “After we are all striving for fulfillment, in our personal method, in our personal race, the strongest factor you are able to do is see different individuals doing the identical and attain out and assist them go additional, too. I can’t wait so that you can see what we’re as much as.”
For tickets to the desk learn, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/164875295447.
Pictured above: Jon Huertas
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