Susie Labry wins top NVT Award the inaugural NVT Awards Ceremony to recognize individual excellence in the Film, Theater, Broadcasting and Voice-over industries in Louisiana.

November 30th, 2013 - Movie, theater, and entertainment industry advocate Susie Labry was the winner of the top accolade at the inaugural NOLA Voice Talent Foundation (NVT) Awards.

The awards are a ground-breaking feature of the Performing Arts and Entertainment industry in Louisiana, and have been introduced to recognize the talent and commitment to the industry made by individuals to the benefit of the community.

The inaugural award-winners were as follows:

Susie Labry
NVT Louisiana Star Performer Award

Bill Lee
NVT Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Award

Lorraine LeBlanc
NVT Cast Award

Susie Labry was awarded the NVT Louisiana Star Performer Award as the individual who has made an outstanding and significant contribution to the Performing Arts Community in Louisiana, whether in the movie or theater industries, broadcasting, or voice-over. Nominations were invited from the Performing Arts community throughout Louisiana, with Susie being a runaway leader.
Lorraine LeBlanc was presented with the NVT Cast Award for her outstanding contribution to the Programs and Productions of the NOLA Voice Talent Foundation and thus to the community, notably her role as Mary Hatch Bailey in the NOLA Voice Talent Production of "It's a Wonderful Life". Her 2013 appearance will be her third in the production.

And long-time NOLA Voice Talent member Bill Lee received the Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Award. BIll was adjudged to be the member of The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation who had made a most significant contribution to the Foundation and thus to the community. Bill also stars alongside Lorraine LeBlanc in "It's a Wonderful Life"; this year being his fifth year in the production.

The NVT Awards Ceremony was part of a RED CARPET EVENT in recognition of FIVE YEARS of annual productions of "It's a Wonderful Life" presented by The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation to raise funds for New Orleans and Region non-profits.

Above: NOLA Voice Talent Foundation President Stephen James (at left) introduces the nominees for the 2013 NVT Louisiana Star Performer Award. Left to right: Casey Groves, Susie Labry, and Shirley Tregre. (Nominee Liz Coulon was unable to attend).

NOLA Voice Talent Foundation President Stephen James
presents Lorraine LeBlanc with the inaugural NVT Cast Award.

Bill Lee, at left, is congratulated by NOLA Voice Talent Foundation President Stephen James on receiving the inaugural NVT Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Award.


Event sponsored by Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins, Metairie and C.Beever's, Metairie.

WINNERS: Susie Labry (extreme left), winner of the 2013 NVT Louisiana Star Performer Award, with (left to right) Stephen James, President and Executive Director, The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation; Bill Lee, winner of the NVT Most Valuable Performer Award, and Lorraine LeBlanc, winner of the NVT Cast Award.


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NOMINEES for the 2013 inaugural
(in alphabetical order of last names)

Liz Coulon
Casey Groves
Susie Labry
Shirley Tregre


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