BRATTLEBORO - The May Awards Committee of NEYT is proud and happy to announce that the 2014 recipient of this award is Emily Seymour. This fine actress will be familiar to NEYT audiences for her outstanding performances in Guys and Dolls, The Children’s Hour, Godspell, Merchant of Venice, and many more notable productions. She starred in the 2013 full-length independent film Only Daughter, which won Best Film award at the Orlando Film Festival, in which she also won Best Actor in Festival, beating, among others, Hollywood’s Danny Glover. Emily is in the final stretch of a full-time conservatory study at the Atlantic Acting School, in New York

The stated intention of the award is to recognize NEYT graduates who, in the carefully considered opinion of the Committee, will succeed in their chosen field of acting, directing, designing, or other facets of theater, television, or film arts.