Next Up Series Presents: Afro-Latinos in Hollywood

Posted by on October 11, 2017

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, please join as Afro-Latinos in Hollywood are highlighted. Great honor to have this group of amazingly talented actors, writers, and producers sharing their stories of what it means to be an Afro-Latino navigating the Hollywood landscape. Doors open at 2:30pm at Rosenthal Theater At Inner City Arts in Los Angeles.

Proceeds from the sales of the tickets will be donated to UNIDOS POR PUERTO RICO, helping the victims of the recent hurricane in Puerto Rico.


Andre Royo (Actor, Producer, and Writer.) He is best known for his role as Reginald "Bubbles" Cousins on the HBO crime drama series The Wire. Royo currently appears on the hit drama Empire on FOX.

Allen Maldonado (Actor, Writer, Director and Entrepreneur) - Best known for his hilarious, recurring role on ABC’s Black-ish and as a staff writer on STARZ’s hit series, Survivors Remorse. Allen also stars opposite Tracy Morgan in THE LAST OG, his highly anticipated new series on TBS Executive Produced by Jordan Peele.

Lisa Vidal (Actress) - Recently seen on the BET series Being Mary Jane, which premiered to record numbers, Lisa also recurred on the Emmy-nominated series Shameless and on American Horror Story for F/X. 

Carlito Rodriguez (Writer/Producer Empire) - Current Writer/Producer on Fox's hit series Empire, award-winning Carlito Rodriguez has also contributed to various media outlets, including MTV, VH1, and BET. 

Santa Sierra (Writer)- Writer for one of Netflix's most popular shows, Narcos (Season 3), Santa Sierra is currently a story editor for Starz’ upcoming dramedy called Vida. 


Purchase your tickets HERE