About Me

Anya proudly attends the Academy of Metropolitan School of the Arts, a unique pre-professional school providing strong arts background in dance, musical theater, acting and voice, paired with stringent academic coursework. She is a member of several MSA resident companies including jazz, ballet, tap and improv, and the first co-recipient of the Judith Steiner Memorial Scholarship for arts education. Anya is a hard worker and quick learner who stays on task and has a great stage presence.

Height: 5' 5"

Weight: 115 lb

Age Range: 13-17

Eye Color: Green

Hair Color: Honey Brown

Vocal Range: F3-A5

​Union: Equity Membership  Candidate (EMC)

Representation

Gabrielle Gardner | G. Gardner Management | gabrielle@ggardnertalent.com | .571-477-1855

Chase Renault | Clear Talent Group NY | chase@cleartalentgroup.com  | .212-840-4100 

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Theatre

Billy Elliot  |  Susan Parks  |  Signature Theatre (Equity)  | dir. Matthew Gardiner

Brothers of the Knight  |  Happette/Church Kid |  Warner Theatre  | dir. Debbie Allen

The Nutcracker Ballet  |  Clara  |  MYB/Metropolitan School of the Arts, Ernst Theatre NVCC | dir. Jackie Doherty

Wonka  |  Veruca Salt  |  Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA), Schlesinger Theatre NVCC  | dir. Sara Hart

Selfie, by Bradley Hayward  |  Laura  |  Academy @ MSA  | dir. Matt Bassett

The Internet Is A Distract - Oh Look A Kitten!  |  Grandma  |  Academy @ MSA  | dir. Matt Bassett

Coppelia (ballet)  |  Scottish Doll  |  Metropolitan Youth Ballet (MYB)  | dir. Jackie Doherty

Snow White (ballet)  |  Happy, Bluebird, Snow  |  MYB, Ernst Theatre NVCC | dir. Jackie Doherty

Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.  |  Mrs. Meers/ Ensemble |  Adventure Theatre MTC  | dir. Jessica Redish

Les Miserables  |  Little Cosette/Eponine |  South County HS Theatre  | dir. Kathy McCormally

(Complete list available upon request)

Live Performances/Dance

National Endowment for the Arts  | Vocal Ensemble |  Adventure Theatre MTC  | dir. Michael Bobbitt

Kennedy Center Millennium Stage | Tap Ensemble | Metro Youth Tap Ensemble (MYTE)  |  dir. Jason Holley

Atlas Intersections Festival |  Tap Ensemble |  Metro Youth Tap Ensemble (MYTE)  | dir. Jason Holley

Atlanta Jr. Theatre Festival | Thoroughly Modern Millie Ensemble  |  Adventure Theatre MTC

(Complete list available upon request)

MSA Facebook Live Benefit Concert (COVID relief)  | Singer |  Metropolitan School of the Arts  

Training

Academy at Metropolitan School of the Arts (2015-present), Conservatory Theatre/Dance, Class of 2022

Adventure Theatre Pre-Pro Company Member, 2016-17

Broadway Artist Alliance (BAA) NYC, Vocal and Acting Major, Summer 2016

AMDA LA, Acting for Film Program, Summer 2019

ACTING (Theatrical, Classical, Improv):  Matt Basett, Kirsten Groroud, Jordan Campbell, Matt Nall, Sara Hart

VOICE:  Matt Nall, Heather Gifford, Abbey Smith

DANCE (10+ years -  Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Modern):  Jackie Doherty, Lesley Shearer, Mark Rubin, Charles Renato, Jason Holley, Rachel Dolan, Sara Hart, Jose de le Cuesta, Roger Jeffrey

DANCE COMPANIES: iMpulse Jazz Ensemble, Metro Youth Tap Ensemble (MYTE), Metro Youth Ballet Ensemble (MYB)

DIALECTS: Geordie (Billy Elliot), English (Wonka), Southern

Voice Over/TV/Film

You Can't Frighten Me Like That!  |  Victoria (Lead)  |  VV Films, dir. Valeria Verastegui

         (Best Drama, George Mason University Film Festival)

Two Scoops of Courage CD  |  Voiceover, Vocal Solo  |  Jackie's Song Foundation

WTTG Fox 5 News  |  Happy The Dwarf  |  Promotion/News Segment for Snow White/MYB

WLSE Lorton Station TV  |  crew/reporter/anchor  |  Lorton Station ES TV

Metro Youth Choir Christmas CD  |  Ensemble  |  Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA)

The Elite 8 (Virtual Staged Reading)  |  Mean Girl |  Jeryl Parade

Special Skills

Ukulele, American Sign Language (ASL), NY work permit and trust account, valid passport. Basic skills in boating, swimming, horseback riding, bicycling, ice skating, skiing, skateboarding

2010 - present
2010 - present