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The HOLLYWOOD SOUTH AWARDS Gala honors and celebrates the best of the region's talent in Movie, Theater, Broadcasting, and Voice-over

Saturday September 7th 2019 (6pm -late)

at the world famous Cafe Istanbul Performance Theater

in The Healing Center, 2372 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117

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Harry Shearer, longtime New Orleans resident, host of the celebrated radio program LE SHOW for 35 years, famous for his many roles in the animated TV production THE SIMPSONS and the classic mockumentary THIS IS SPINAL TAP, has been awarded the Hollywood South Legends Award at this year's Hollywood South Awards. 

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Sell-out expected at 2019 HOLLYWOOD SOUTH AWARDS &
NVT 10th Anniversary Gala

Tickets for this year's Hollywood South Awards were being booked with hours of their release, even as the final preparations were still being made for the event.

Celebrities and personalities from the world of movies, theater, voice-over, and broadcasting in Louisiana and Mississippi will be in attendance at this year's ceremony, which also incorporates the celebration of the 10-year anniversary of The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation.

The Hollywood South Awards recognize individual talent and commitment to the movie, theater, broadcasting, and voice-over industries in Louisiana and Mississippi; individuals who go the extra mile in giving to their performing and regional community.

The inaugural top award, in 2013, was the STAR PERFORMER AWARD which went to Susie Labry for her outstanding advocacy in support of the Louisiana film and related industries, and whose unstinting commitment was the initial inspiration for the awards series. The winner of the top award last time around, in 2017, was actor and coach Casey Groves for his outstanding service to Hollywood South over a long career.

The 2017 Hollywood South Awards ceremony also saw the introduction of an additional top award, the LEGENDS AWARD, announced in advance, which went to Adella Gauthier and Carol Sutton; and an announcement is expected be made about this years Legends Award within the next few weeks.

Tickets for the 2019 HOLLYWOOD SOUTH AWARDS and NVT 10th Anniversary Birthday Bash are available now by clicking here. Seats are limited to please make sure to book yours now. For full details about the Awards Ceremony and venue click here.

NOLA Voice Talent Celebrates 10 years... 2009 - 2019

The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation kicked off its 10th year with the release of this superb video highlighting the work of the Foundation and its benefits to the performing community and to youth and the community at large.

Including interviews with Stephen James, Founder and Executive Director of The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation, and students George Trahanis and Dylan DePaula; as well as featuring excerpts from workshops and rehearsal programs.

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Then join the Foundation - it's FREE to become a Member! CLICK HERE TO JOIN NOW 

Video produced by Racquel Ezell, Elodie Photography and Media. © 2018 The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation, Inc.



The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit incorporation which provides performers with affordable education and opportunities, as well as to use our talent to support the community.

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mid-week workshops are reduced from $25 to $20 for 

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