Melissa Carcache is an actress and producer who co-created the new Hialeah series and most recently started on Nickelodeon's Every Witch Way. We spoke about her new comedy series based in the city she grew up in, LA, showbiz, being driven, the difficulties of creating and producing your own show and what it takes to succeed. Her new series, co-exec produced by filmmakers David A. Vargas & Javier Mayol is available online at the Facebook link below. I think you'll enjoy this talk with Melissa, who's energy, drive and talent are as charming and delightful as she is.
About Hialeah, the series
A young married couple move from Chicago to Hialeah and things quickly turn upside down when Kay Greenberg meets his new wife’s crazy, loud Cuban family for the first time. The series stars Jordan Wall (A&E’s The Glades) and Melissa Carcache (Nickelodeon’s Every Witch Way). The series also stars Rene Laván (Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights) and Elizabeth Elias (Nickelodeon’s Every Witch Way) and is executive produced by the creators of Love and Hostages, David Vargas and Javier Mayol and by Melissa Carcache.
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John teaches journalism and nonfiction narrative at The
University of Tampa. He mentors students in UT’s
lowresidency Creative Writing MFA program, as well as
working with private writing clients. During his journalism
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