Artios Awards: Rita Moreno to Obtain Profession Achievement Honor, Yvette Nicole Brown Set as Host

The Casting Society (CSA) introduced on Monday that the thirty eighth Annual Artios Awards, set for March 9, might be hosted by Emmy-nominated actress Yvette Nicole Brown. Brown beforehand hosted the primary digital awards ceremony in 2021 and might be available to emcee the group’s first in-person gala in two years.

“Yvette did an incredible job internet hosting the digital Artios Awards two years in the past, and we’re excited to see her in individual and onstage in entrance of our casting neighborhood in Los Angeles,” mentioned CSA president Future Lilly. “She is a big advocate for casting professionals, and we’re thrilled that she’s our host for our first in-person Artios Awards since 2020.”

CSA additionally introduced that EGOT winner and 80 for Brady star Rita Moreno might be offered with the Lynn Stalmaster Award for Profession Achievement. “Ms. Moreno has an illustrious profession and is a cultural icon. We’re past thrilled to have the chance to current to her with this award to have a good time every part that she has completed,” mentioned Lilly.

Different honorees will embrace casting director Leslee Feldman, who will obtain the Hoyt Bowers Award for excellence in casting that honors the recipient’s physique of labor and contribution to the casting career. Black Theatre United will obtain the Marion Dougherty New York Apple Award, which acknowledges people or organizations which have made a particular dedication to the New York leisure trade by way of work with casting professionals.

Jessica Sherman will obtain the Rosalie Joseph Humanitarian Award, whereas Simone Bär will posthumously obtain the 2023 European Capelier-Shaw Award for Excellence in Casting.

The Artios Awards might be handed out on Tuesday, March 9, on the Beverly Hilton Resort.