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Ashanti J'Aria

AEA/SAG-AFTRA

BROADWAY

Saturday Night Fever

Boothsinger (U/S)

Arlene Phillips

THE SECRET SILK world premiere

Old Woman

Stephen Schwartz JohnTartaglia

NEW YORK THEATRE/CONCERTS

Chicken And Biscuits

Brianna

Zhailon Levingston

American Songbook Series Lincoln Center

support vocalist

Lea DeLaria

Sony Hall

support vocalist

Gloria Gaynor

Disaster

Swing

Jack Plotnick/Seth Rudetsky

The Last Smoker In America

Phyllis u/s

Andy Sandberg

My Big Gay Italian Wedding

Vocalist (pre-recorded)

Teresa A. Cicala

Fair Liberty's Call (world premiere/original cast recording

Maggie

South Street Seaport Museum

Mindy Cooper

Hair

Tribe

Lincoln Center Fordham uni

The Mikado

Ensemble

Gilbert & Sullivan Players

A MIdsummer Night's Dream

Peaseblossom

Lincoln Center Fordham uni

Over there

Ma Rainey

lee Roy Reams

Tree lighting

Harlem Choir

Jordan Smith (Rockerfella ctr)

University Larry Sacharow

REGIONAL THEATRE

Ain't Misbehavin'

Charlaine

Mason Street Warehouse theatre

Richard Maltby Jr Kurt Stamm

Da Kink In My Hair (world premiere)

Sharmaine

San Diego Rep Marion J Caffey

Crowns

Yolanda/Wanda/Jeanette(U/S)

St Louis Repertory theatre

Caroline or Change

Radio

Human Race Theatre

Cinc. Playhouse in the Park

Pam Hunt Mercedes Ellington

The Little Shop of Horrors

Crystal

Cherry County Playhouse

Bill Castellino

Chiffon

St Michael's Playhouse

Bob Durkin

Beehive

Tina Turner

Cinc. Playhouse in the Park

Aretha Franklin

Pam Hunt

Diana Ross

Seven Angels theatre

TOURS

The Lion King Of Mali

The Lion Spirit

Theatre Works USA

A Christmas Carol Caroling (troop)

Caroler

Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK WORKSHOPS

ND DISNEY FROZEN WORKSHOP

Sheryl Kaller

Radiant Baby

James Sampliner/Debra Barsha

Deployed

Mindy Cooper

Coming; a rock musical of biblical proportions

Rachel Klein Fringe

The severed hand of Neverland

Rachel Klein MTF

Fair Liberty's Call

Mindy Cooper

Groove Factory

Woulda Coulda Shoulda

Maurice Hines

FILM

Maya And Her lovers

Maya

Feature Nicole Sylvester

There for you

Jocelyn

Short Viktoria King

Echos In Silence

Shira

Short Viktoria King

Hypno

Polly

NYU student film James Franco

Candles for Christina

Linda (lead)

Columbia Std Film Kashif Cox

TELEVISION

Katy Keene

Co-Star

CW

FBI Most Wanted

Co-Star

CBS

Good Day New York

Interviewed by Ryan Kristafer

FOX

American Idol

Season 1 final 45 of 10000

FOX

Season 4 final 80 of 100000

Season 6 Nine min. feature

Showtime At the Apollo

Winner

NBC

TRAINING/EDUCATION

Fordham University BA Theatre

Acting

Meisner Technique 1 yr

Jo Anna Beckson

Singing

Jack Waddell, Jerry Jean

The Singers Forum

Dance

BDC Jazz samuel Tap miller/ben

Steps tap chapman/goddertz

SPECIAL SKILLS

Singng 1st Sop Coluratura belt to E on a good day=)

Roller skating, cart wheels,

Round offs, Basic Spanish,

License driver/car owner, Baton Twirling

some Tai Chi, Patience,

Great with kids/animals

Ashanti J’Aria is a Queens Native with a BA in theatre from Fordham university Lincoln Center. She currently has a short film in festivals that won, The Los Angeles film award for best thriller 2019 (LAFA) ‘Echos in Silence’. This is her second film with Cyne 59 productions. She Played the role of lead role of Jocelyn their short ‘There for you’. She is an accomplished vocalist who has traveled the world lending backgrounds for Gloria Gaynor, Ronnie Spector, UK recording artist Dennis Taylor Lea Delaria and

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'4"

Weight: 140 lbs

Eyes: Brown

Hair Color: Brown

Hair Length: Short

 

basic spanish, puppetry, some tai chi, Bowling, Cheerleading, Jump Rope, Roller Skating, Dance Belly, Dance Jazz, Dance Salsa, Dancer, Disc Jockey, Diving, Host, Licensed Driver, Modeling, Singer, Vocal Range: Alto, Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano, Vocal Range: Soprano, Vocal Style: Belt, Vocal Style: Legit, Vocal Style: Rapper, Voiceover, African Accent, American - New York Accent, American - Southern Accent, British - BBC English Accent, Jamaican Accent, Puerto Rican Accent, Spanish Accent, West Indian Accent