Saniyah is a 13-year-old Chicago native. She most recently played the role of Kalil in the production of "Thirst" at Strawdog Theatre. She also performed in Gypsy as Baby Renee/Newsboy, in her performance at Porchlight Music Theatre in the fall of 2018. She has been a part of Maywood Fine Arts Associations: Stairway of the Stars Dance Studio for seven years as well as the B.FLI Productions Performing Arts Camp's six-week summer intensive program for 2 years. Saniyah also enjoys singing and writing poetry.