Syhaya Aviel Smith

Appearance

Gender Female
Height 5' 4''
Body Type Athletic
Weight 125
Hair color Black
Hair length Short
Eyes Brown
Age range
Ethnic appearance African-American
Unions
Representation Commercials - Innovative Artists
212-253-6900

About Me

Syhaya performed in her first play in the 2nd grade and it was written and directed by her brother and his classmates. She is signed commercially, and looking at options for legit representation.

Howcast Video for my voiceover of "How to do the MC Hammer Dance!" http://www.howcast.com/videos/310941-How-To-Do-the-MC-Hammer-Dance

More

Syhaya Demo Reel


Television

Vinyl Talkative Sedgwick Hooker Dir. Martin Scorsese
30 Rock- Live Episode Featured NBC/Universal
Naked Brothers Band Featured Nickelodeon Studios

Film

Foul Rumors Lead Dir. Callum Smith
Estranged Lead Dir. Coren Helene-Gitomer
In Walking Distance Supporting Dir. Kai Towns
With 2 You Get Horror Supporting Silent Film Productions/ Dir.Rashaan Russell
Betrayed- The Story of an Axe Lead Dir. Areta Nwosu, NYFA
Close Featured Dir. Tahir Jetter, Sundance Official Selection 2011
My Soul to Keep Lead Dir. Obatala Mawusi, Sassy Koolade Productions
Even So Featured Dir. Caran Hartsfield
Third Angle Lead Dir. Obatala Mawusi, NYU
Marcy Meadows Lead Dir. Naledi Jackson, NYFA
The Intrepids Supporting Dir. Felipe Cortes

Theater

Got to Get to the Savoy Lucy Manhattan Repertory Theatre/ Dir. Tamu Favorite
Love Has Many Faces Juliet#1/Ensemble Nakisaki
Excuse Me Ladies and Gentlemen... Conductor Roy Arias Studios
Go Green: Elements Scorpio Le Petit Versailles
Traces of Eruption Woman White Box Theatre, 440 Studios
Black Girl Billie Jean Paul Robeson Theatre
Blacken the Bubble Lil' Na Na Dixon Place
Shave 'Em Dry Lucille Artists Colony Reading Series
Black Terror Ensemble Abe Burrows Theatre, NYU Mainstage
Intimate Apparel Esther Stella Adler Studios

Commercials

TD Bank Principal
U.S Bank Auto Loans Principal
Crestor Principal-Young Tonya Pinkins

Internet

Various How-To Videos Voiceover-Narrator Howcast Media Inc

Training

B.F.A. in Drama New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Acting, Voice and Speech, Singing, Script Analysis, Movement, Dialects, Jazz, Ballet, Tap LEE STRASBERG THEATRE AND FILM INSTITUTE NY
Film Production, Commercials & the Business, Dramatic Series & Film: Character Work, Multi-Camera: Live on Tape, Sit-Coms & Film Comedy, Film Technique, History of Film Acting STONESTREET STUDIOS FOR FILM AND TV ACTING NY
Voiceover Technique NYU Paul Anthony Ritacco

Skills

Pilates, Yoga, Acoustic Guitar, Cheerleading, Track-hurdles, Rap, Various Accents-Southern, African, West Indian, Hip-Hop Dancer