Shaya is a fun-loving, quirky teen whose passion for performing began at the young age of 2, when she was enrolled in a princess ballerina class. Ever since then, dancing, singing, & acting have been a huge role in her life.
Shaya has been a part of Another Door Theater Project’s Conservatory directed by Janet Louer, as well as The Performers School’s Troupe with Maggie Portman & Ericka Mac. In addition, she has studied various forms of dance at the North Shore School of Dance, & participated as a Company member there. She has also enjoyed studying musical theater dance with Tammy Mader.
Shaya recently had the opportunity to shoot a guest star role on NBC’s Chicago PD. She is also currently filming a recurring role on an exciting network series.
Some of her favorite on-stage roles include Logainne SchwartzandGrubenierre in the Putnam County Spelling Bee, Theo in Pippin, & Veruca Salt in Charlie & the Chocolate Factory.
In her free time, Shaya enjoys playing her ukulele & writing songs. She also loves spending time outdoors, camping, & hanging out with her friends.
She feels blessed to share the same interests as her older sister, Noa, who is also represented by Gray Talent. Shaya is honored to be a part of the Gray Talent family and is grateful for the opportunity to pursue her dreams.