Portland, OR, May 20, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The public is invited to meet award-winning actor and martial arts champion Ernie Reyes, Jr. at a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-themed pizza party and autograph signing on Saturday, May 21 in Hillsboro, Oregon.
The event is scheduled for 1:00-3:00 pm local time at Ernie Reyes World Martial Arts, 3075 SW 234th Ave., Suite 103. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Mission Black Belt, a nonprofit organization providing free martial arts training to underprivileged and at-risk youth.
World renowned for his roles in two iconic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movies, Ernie is a martial arts champion, stuntman, fight scene choreographer, producer, director and writer. He portrayed Donatello, the “purple” Ninja Turtle in the original TMNT movie; and Keno, the pizza delivery driver who fought alongside the turtles, in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Secret of the Ooze.
Reyes Jr.’s additional film credits include The Last Dragon, Red Sonja, Surf Ninjas, Rush Hour 2, The Rundown, and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. He has also guest-starred on numerous television series, including two recent episodes of the top-rated CBS drama NCIS: Los Angeles.
The public is invited to meet Ernie at the May 21st event with two ticket options available:
VIP tickets ($50 per person) include preferred status for admittance to the event, an opportunity to meet and interact with Reyes, a photo opportunity and signed 8x10, pizza and beverages, and a month of free training at Ernie Reyes World Martial Arts.
General Admission tickets ($25 per person) include general admittance to the event, an opportunity to meet and interact with Reyes, pizza and beverages, and two weeks of free training at Ernie Reyes World Martial Arts.
Additional event activities include screenings of the movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Secret of the Ooze, mini training sessions with Reyes Jr., and martial arts demonstrations.
For complete details and to purchase tickets, visit www.erniereyesevent.com
. Space is limited and tickets are available while supplies last.
Credentialed media wishing to interview Ernie Reyes, Jr. during his stay in the Portland area or on the day of the event should contact Gwen Haney at 503-481-1867.
About Ernie Reyes, Jr.: Award-winning actor, martial artist and stuntman Ernie Reyes, Jr. celebrated his 30th year as an entertainer in 2015. A California native, he began appearing in television and movies as a child after a Hollywood agent spotted his talent while performing on his father’s martial arts demo team. Reyes Jr. quickly parlayed his skills and high likeability factor into numerous TV and film appearances, including his own television series for Walt Disney Studios. He has guest-starred on programs like Charmed, McGyver, and Highway to Heaven, and has appeared in dozens of movies including The Last Dragon, Red Sonja, Surf Ninjas, Rush Hour 2, The Rundown, and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Reyes is recognized worldwide for his role as Keno in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze. He was also the stunt double for Donatello, the purple turtle, in the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. Recently, he guest-starred on two episodes of the top-rated CBS series NCIS: Los Angeles.
Contact: Gwen Haney
Ernie Reyes World Martial Arts - Hillsboro
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