Actress Kim Coles joined the Beverly Hills/Hollywood branch of the NAACP on July 26 and hosted a press conference to announce the nominees of the organization’s upcoming annual Theatre Awards. Keith Robinson, star of Dreamgirls and This Christmas also appeared at the event which was held at the Los Angeles Theatre Center.

Now approaching its 20th year, the NAACP Theatre Awards is a star-studded gala that aims to honor thespians of color.

The show and two-day festival provides a platform for thespians to express their craft and share their contributions with people from all over the country.

This year’s event will be held on Aug. 30 at the Director’s Guild of America in Los Angeles, Calif.