Shyama Nithiananda


Paul Manaster


As: Ellen

is thrilled to be working on her first production at Uptown Players! She is a 2021 graduate of SMU where she earned a BFA in Theatre Studies with emphases in acting, playwriting, and directing. Selected credits include A in JQA at Stage West; Poet One in In Search of the Sublime at Stage West with Moonrise Initiative; and Callie in The Pleasure Trials at Amphibian Stage. Shyama read for Ali in Oleanna Part 2, Jacinta in The Amazing, Fabulous, and Spectacular Untruths of Don Juan García, and Olivia in Naked as part of Spark Fest at Amphibian Stage. She hopes you enjoy this show as much as she enjoyed working on it!