Nya Chambless has been drawn to acting since seeing Annie on stage when she was only 2 years of age. Since then, Nya has appeared in several indie short films, thesis films, commercials and theatre productions. She has been a spokesperson for the Arts & Cultural Alliance, a presenter for the IB Academy Film Awards 3 years running and a representative for the opening film to the Sarasota Film Festival. Nya is currently filming a children’s television pilot and is in the upcoming Ruby theatre show. When Nya was 6, she shot her first short film, running 2 minutes which won an official screening at the Sarasota Film Festival.
Some of her film/commercial credits include After the Rain, Talking Teddy, Sophie, Lemonade Stand, The Giving Challenge and a Krylon campaign to name a few. She has written and directed two short films and was an official selection for the Sarasota Film Festival in 2018. Nya has studied with Nate Jacobs, Bob Marks, and Jason Cannon. A native of Sarasota, Florida, Nya studies singing, dance, acting and martial arts and is in 5th grade at Bayhaven Elementary School.