Actor/Producer/Director - lavanentertainment.com
René Lavan, a well-known Latino, is a true cross over actor, producer and director.
René Lavan is a pioneer of ground braking Latino Entertainment on Broadway, TV & Films and has recently played a key role in the marketing and development of live Vegas shows and Nightclubs as the Director of PR/Marketing for Viashow, Inc.
Lavan brings a fresh entertainment-driven approach and the experience of running his own production and marketing company, Lavan Entertainment, INC. His experience has covered a broad spectrum of the entertainment business, from the production of live events... to product branding thru celebrity endorsements. His credits also include the directing and producing of TV Shows, Music Videos and Independent Films as well as the marketing and promotions of such projects.
Lavan is well known for his acting career and can be seen on the big screen this year in his role as "Miguel" in the feature film "Guerrilla," starring Benicio del Torro. Lavan"s acting and producing credits also include his 2005 Broadway debut in the critically acclaimed play "Latinologues", a comedy about life in America that marked the first ever Latino written, directed, acted & produced Broadway Show.
In 2004 Lavan starred as the young lead in Revolution Studio"s "Christmas With The Kranks," opposite Tim Allen, Jaime Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd and Cheech Marin and was cast as "Carlos Suarez" in "Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights." Rene made a name for him self as the lead in the critically acclaimed feature film "Bitter Sugar."
As Senior VP of Business Development for Diga Entertainment, Lavan oversees Diga's myriad of projects, entertainment driven phone cards, sports and celebrity clients, licensing and endorsement deals as wells ancillary business opportunities thru product integration for Diga.