Film & Television NYA Award Winners

Asher Angel

Film: Billy Batson in Shazam! (Opened Apr. 5, 2019)
TV: Jonah Beck in Disney Channel’s Andi Mack (2017 - 2019)
(2013 Award Winner as Jojo in Desert Stages Theatre’s “Seussical”)
(2014 Award Winner as Jeremy Jacob in Greasepaint Youtheatre’s “How I Became a Pirate”)
(2015 Junior Artist of the Year & Performer)
(2017 Award Winner as Jonah Beck in "Andi Mack")

Reilly Anspaugh

Film: Nun in Buttons (Dec. 8, 2018)
(2013 Award Winner as Emily Webb in Oaks Christian School’s “Our Town”)
(2014 Award Nominee and Performer as Penny in Oaks Christian School’s “Hairspray”)
(2014 Award Winner as Terry Randol in Oaks Christian School’s “Stage Door”)

Gloria Aung

TV Series: Grace in Netflix's Mr. Iglesias (Summer 2019)
(2015 Award Nominee as Annie in MET2’s “Annie”)
(2016 Award Winner as Gertrude in MET2’s “Seussical”)
(2017 Award Winner as Zaneeta in MET2’s “The Music Man Jr.”)
(2018 Award Nominee as Gingy in MET2’s “Shrek”)

Joshua Bassett

TV Series: Ricky in Disney+'s High School Musical: The Musical (2019)
(2016 Award Nominee & Performer as Jack in North County School of the Arts’ “Into the Woods”)
(2016 Award Nominee as Jesse Aarons in “Bridge to Terabithia” & Cat in the Hat in “Seussical” @ CYT)
(2014 Award Nominee as Peter Pan at North County School of the Arts)

Carolyn Braver

TV: Gidget in Starz's P-Valley (2019)
Broadway: Pearl in The Iceman Cometh (Mar. 23 - July 1, 2018) w/ Denzel Washington
World Premiere: Ami in Kill Local by the La Jolla Playhouse (Aug. 1-27, 2017)
World Premiere: Vita in Napoli, Brooklyn by the Long Wharf Theatre in New York (2017)
Broadway: Zoe in “Airline Highway” (2015)
(2007 Award Winner and performer as Beth in Valley Youth Theatre’s “Little Women”)
(2008 Award Winner and performer as Audrey in Valley Youth Theatre’s “Little Shop of Horrors”)

Brian Justin Crum
TV: Finalist in America's Got Talent: The Champions (Feb. 11, 2019)
TV: Finalist in America's Got Talent (2016)
National Tour: We Will Rock You
(2005 Award Winner and soloist as Joseph in J*Company’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”)

Emma Dumont
Film: Jessica in What Lies Ahead (March 5, 2019)
TV: Lorna Dane/Polaris in FOX's The Gifted (2017-19)
(2013 Award Winner as Melanie Segal in "Bunheads")

Veronica Dunne
Broadway: Roxie Hart in Chicago (Feb. 12-Mar. 24, 2019)
Film: Christy in The Ninth Passenger (2018)
TV: Marisa Clark in Disney Channel’s K.C. Undercover (2015-18)
Broadway: Roxie Hart in Chicago (Oct. 17-Nov. 26, 2016)
(2011 Award Winner as Baker’s Wife in Oaks Christian School’s “Into the Woods”)
(2012 Award Winner and soloist as Roxie in Young Artists Ensemble’s “Chicago” and Audrey in High Street Arts Center’s “Little Shop of Horrors”)
(2013 Artist of the Year and performer)

Jackie Foster
Music: Lollapalooza in Chicago (Aug. 1-4, 2019)
TV: Top 8 Semifinalist with "Team Alicia" on The Voice (2018)
(2010 Award Winner as Eponine in Broadway Theatre Arts Academy’s "Les Miserables")
(2012 Award Winner as Rose in Poway High School’s "Bye Bye Birdie")
(2013 Award Winner as Mrs. Irene Malloy in Poway High School’s "Hello, Dolly!")
(2014 Award Winner as Jo March in Poway High School’s "Little Women")

Christine Garver

TV: Anna in Modern Family (Feb. 27, 2019)
TV: Molly Reid in Madam Secretary (2017-18)
TV: Moira in Mad Men (2013-14)
(2003 Award Winner as Henrietta Trefusis in La Jolla High School’s "Smash")

Elizabeth Gillies

TV: Fallon Carrington in The CW's Dynasty (2017-19)
(2009 Award Winner as Lucy in Broadway’s "13")

Tessa Grady

TV Series: Fosse/Verdon (2019)
Off-Broadway: Amber in Clueless, The Musical (Dec. 1, 2018 - 2019)
Broadway: Ruby, Joan u/s in Dames at Sea (2015-16)
Broadway: Ensemble in Cinderella (2013-15)
Broadway: Cecille/Star to Be/Ronnie Boylan in Annie (2012-14)
(2012 Award Winner as Velma Kelly in Young Artists Ensemble’s "Chicago")
(2014 Award Winner for Choreography for Young Artists Ensemble’s "42nd Street")

Katie Grgecic

TV Series: Callie Laskey in SYFY’s Happy! (2019)
National Tour: Brigitta in The Sound of Music (2017-18)
(2017 Award Winner as Veruca Salt in Pied Piper Youth Theater's “Willy Wonka”)

Nathan Harrington

Film: Glen/Jack in Us (opened March 22, 2019)
Sabrina Carpenter Tour: Opening for Sabrina Carpenter with the Harletson trio (Nov. 17-Dec. 13)
(2012 Award Winner and Performer as Joseph in Desert Stages Theatre’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”)

Georgie Henley

TV Series: Cast as a lead in the untitled Game of Thrones prequel (2019)
(2011 Award Winner as Lucy in “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”)

Brennyn Lark

TV Series: Netflix's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2019)
London West End: Deena Jones in Dreamgirls (2017-19)
World Premiere: Tzipporah in Stephen Schwartz's The Prince of Egypt (Opens Oct. 6, 2017)
Broadway: Eponine in Les Miserables (2015-16)
(2011 Award Winner and soloist as Aida in Kidz Theater’s “Aida”)

Oona Laurence 

Film: Big Time Adolescence (Premieres at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 28, 2019)
TV: Hedgehog in Cartoon Network's Summer Camp Island (2018)
Film: Amy in “The Beguiled” directed by Sofia Coppola (Opened June 30, 2017)
w/Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Colin Farrell, & Emma Howard
Film: Natalie in Pete's Dragon (2016)
Broadway: Matilda in original cast of Matilda (2012-13)
(2014 Award Winner as Matilda in Broadway’s “Matilda”)

Karenssa LeGear

Film: Pamela in Lifetime’s Christmas Harmony (Nov. 24, 2018)
Film: Patty in Lifetime Movie Network’s Killer Caregiver (July 13, 2018)
(2002 Award Winner as the Woman in White in Encore Youth Theatre’s "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow")

Julia Lester

TV Series: Ashlyn in Disney+'s High School Musical: The Musical (2019)
(2017 Award Winner & Performer as Carrie White in Young Artists Ensemble’s “Carrie: The Musical”)

Sophia Lillis

TV Series: Nancy Drew in Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (March 15, 2019)
(2018 Award Winner as Beverly Marsh in "It")

Emily Alyn Lind

Film: Snakebite Andi in Doctor Sleep (Jan. 24, 2020)
TV: Bree in Syfy's (Future) Cult Classic (2019)
TV: Ariel in Code Black (2015-18)
Film: Melanie in The Babysitter (2017)
TV: Young Amanda Clarke in Revenge (2011-15)
(2011 Award Winner as Vanessa Marks in “November Christmas”)
(2013 Award Winner as Heidi Wyrick in “Haunting in Connecticut 2”)
(2014 Award Winner as Jamie Kelly in “Dear Dumb Diary”)

Jacqueline Grace Lopez

TV: Estela (lead) in The CW's Jane the Novela (2019)
(2003 Award Winner & Performer as Ti Moune in San Diego Junior Theatre's “Once On This Island”)

Mallory James Mahoney

TV Series: Destiny Baker in Bunk'd (2018-19)
(2017 Award Winner as Taylor in “Heaven Sent”)

Rachel Matthews

Film: Danielle in Happy Death Day 2U (Releases Feb. 13, 2019)
Film: Danielle in Happy Death Day (Released Oct. 13, 2017)
(2011 Award Winner as Cinderella in Oaks Christian School’s "Into the Woods")
(2012 Award Winner as Penelope Sycamore in Oaks Christian School’s "You Can’t Take It With You")

Lia McHugh

Film: Mia in The Lodge (Premieres at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 25, 2019)
TV: Jessica Nolan in the Paramount Network's American Woman (premiered June 7, 2018)
(2018 Award Winner as Mary Lennox in Burroughs High School's "Burroughs on Broadway")

Jordan McKnight

TV: Performing on CBS's The World's Best (Beg. Feb. 6, 2019)
(2014 Award Winner & Performer as Pixa Villager/Solo Contortion in Morgan-Wixson/Le PeTiT CiRqUe’s 
"The Journey of You")

Kennedy McMann

TV: Nancy Drew on The CW's Untitled Nancy Drew Project (2019)
(2013 Award Winner as Lady Macbeth in Actor’s Youth Theatre’s “Macbeth”)
(2015 Award Winner as Guinevere in Actor’s Youth Theatre’s “Camelot”)

Katherine McNamara

Film: Sonya in Maze Runner: The Death Cure (Jan. 26, 2018)
TV: Clary Fray in Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments (2016-19)
(2011 Award Winner as Fredrika Armfeldt in Broadway’s "A Little Night Music")

Jasmine Papazian

National Commercial: Jasmine Papazian as the Lead in Surface Go 2018 Holiday Ad: Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer Remix (2018)
(2018 Award Nominee as Young Cosette in La Costa Canyon High School’s “Les Miserables”)
(2018 Award Nominee as Young Simba in STAR Repertory Theatre’s “The Lion King Jr.”)

Ashley Park

Series: Primary Role in new Jessica Gao's untitled ABC pilot (2019)
Series: Jennifer "Ani" Winter in Tales of the City (2019)
Broadway & Tony Nominee: Gretchen Wieners in Mean Girls (2018-19)
World Premiere: Gretchen Wieners in Mean Girls (2017)
Broadway: Celeste #1/Waitress in Sunday in the Park with George (2017)
Broadway: Tuptim in The King and I (2015-16)
(2009 Award Winner as Little Sally in Pioneer Theatre Guild’s “Urinetown”)

K.J. Powell

TV Series: Kid #1 in Young Sheldon (Feb. 21, 2019)
(2018 Award Winner as Doc O'Connor in John Burroughs High School’s “The Laramie Project”)

Francesca Reale

Series: Heather in Netflix's Stranger Things (July 4, 2019)
Film: Laura in Yes, God, Yes (SXSW Film Festival 2019)
Series: Emily in Netflix's Haters Back Off! (2016-17)
(2012 Award Winner and Performer for Outstanding Youth Choreography at the Hamilton Academy of Music)

Rachel Redleaf

Film: Mama Cass in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Opens Aug. 9, 2019)
TV: Beth in Netflix's Atypical (2017-19)
(2011 Award Winner as LeFou in Desert Stages Theatre’s “Beauty and the Beast”)
(2012 Award Winner as Wicked Witch in Desert Stages Theatre’s “The Wizard of Oz”)
(2013 Award Winner as Ursula in Desert Stages Theatre’s “The Little Mermaid”)
(2014 Artist of the Year)
(2018 University Arts Award Winner as Mrs. Lovett in Chapman University's “Sweeney Todd”)

Jill Renner

TV: Uniformed Officer on FOX's STAR (Nov. 14, 2018)
(2008 Award Winner as Mrs. Meers in Carlsbad High School’s "Thoroughly Modern Millie")

Angourie Rice

Film: Betty in Spiderman: Far From Home (Opens July 5, 2019)
Film: Lisa in Ladies in Black (Opens in Austrlia Sep. 20, 2018)
Film: Rhiannon in Every Day (Opened Feb. 23, 2018)
Film: Amy in The Beguiled directed by Sofia Coppola (Opened June 30, 2017)
w/Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Colin Farrell, & Emma Howard
(2017 Award Winner as Holly March in "The Nice Guys")

Zeno Robinson

TV: Cyborg/Victor Stone in DC Universe’s Young Justice: Outsiders (2019)
TV: Carter Brown and Threeno on Cartoon Network’s Craig of the Creek (2018)
(2011 Award Winner as Marley in Hamilton Academy’s “Marley’s Ghost”)

Emily Skeggs

TV Movie: Esme in Lifetime's Love You to Death (Jan. 26, 2019)
Film: Erin in The Miseducation of Cameron Post (premiered Aug. 3, 2018)
TV: Young Roma Guy in When We Rise Miniseries (2017)
Broadway/Tony Nominee: Medium Alison in Fun Home (2015-16)
(2008 Award Winner as Oolie/Donna in LaGuardia’s “City of Angels”)

Victoria Truscott

Film: Gina in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Opens Aug. 9, 2019)
(2006 Award Winner as Abigail Williams in OnStage Playhouse’s "The Crucible")

Michelle Vezilj

Film: Wendy Moore in Sargasso (Premiered at the Beverly Hills Film Festival April 3, 2019)
(2007 Supporting Artist of the Year & Performer)

Izabela Vidovic

TV Mini-Series: Matty Ross in Veronica Mars on Hulu (2019)
TV: Isobel in iZombie: Season Four Episodes 8-11 (2018)
Film: Via Pullman (daughter of Julia Roberts) in Wonder (Opens Nov. 17, 2017)
TV: Taylor in The Fosters (2015-18)
(2013 Award Winner as Olivia Mead in “Christmas Angel”)
(2014 Award Winner as Maddy Broker in “Homefront”)

Megan West

Series: Brittany in Queen America on Facebook Watch w/Catherine Zeta-Jones (Beg. Nov. 18, 2018)
TV: Recurring role as Taylor Kelly on 9-1-1 (Beg. Oct 22, 2018)
Film: Jaclyn in The Eyes (Opened April 7, 2017)
TV: Guest Role of Heather in “This Is Us” (2016)
(2009 Award Winner as Lois/Bianca in Houston School of Performing and Visual Arts's “Kiss Me, Kate”)

Zoe Wilson

Off-Broadway World Premiere: Casey in Eco Village (Jan. 15 - Feb. 16, 2019)
Off-Broadway World Premiere: Leni in The Pill – A Family Memoir (Jan. 25 - Feb. 4, 2018)
TV: White Effie in Orange is the New Black (2017)
(2012 Award Winner & Performer as Sarah Brown in Riverdale Rising Stars’ "Guys and Dolls")
(2013 Award Winner & Performer as Princess Winnifred in Riverdale Rising Stars’ "Once Upon a Mattress")
(2014 Award Winner & Performer as Bunny in Riverdale’s Rising Stars’ "Babes in Arms")

Sofia Wylie

TV Series: Gina in Disney+'s High School Musical: The Musical (2019)
(2017 Award Nominee as Buffy in Disney Channel’s “Andi Mack”)
(2012 Oompa Loompa 2nd grader in Musical Theatre of Anthem's Outstanding Junior Production Winner "Willy Wonka")