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Alexa Shae Niziak

Also Credited As: Alexa Niziak
 
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Alexa Niziak is an actor, singer, and dancer who has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in film and television. At age 11, Alexa made her Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated A Christmas Story the Musical. In other Broadway performances Alexa played one of the "no-neck monsters" in Cat on a Hot ... (read complete bio)
 
Alexa Shae Niziak Headshot

Bio:
Alexa Niziak is an actor, singer, and dancer who has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in film and television. At age 11, Alexa made her Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated A Christmas Story the Musical. In other Broadway performances Alexa played one of the "no-neck monsters" in Cat on a Hot ... (read complete bio)

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Off-Broadway World Premiere Production, 2018
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Alexa Shae Niziak Biography

Alexa Niziak is an actor, singer, and dancer who has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in film and television. At age 11, Alexa made her Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated A Christmas Story the Musical. In other Broadway performances Alexa played one of the "no-neck monsters" in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and performed for eighteen-months in the Tony award-winning show Matilda the Musical.

You can see Alexa as Margie in Mr. Harrigan's Phone, streaming on Netflix on October 5th! Based on the novella by Stephen King, Mr. Harrigan's Phone is produced by Jason Blum and Ryan Murphy. The film is written and directed by John Lee Hancock.

Alexa has also performed in three Off-Broadway plays, receiving rave reviews from the New York Times for her leading role in the world premiere of The Thing With Feathers. In addition to securing two IRNE nominations, Alexa also performed in two Broadway national tours, playing the role of Jane Banks in Disney’s Mary Poppins and reprising her role at Madison Square Garden in A Christmas Story the Musical. At age 11, Alexa sang a duet with Kelli O’Hara in Far From Heaven at The Williamstown Theatre Festival.

Alexa’s foray into television began in Peter Farrelly's NBC Thanksgiving Showdown commercial. She then represented A Christmas Story the Musical at the 67th Annual Tony Awards and performed alongside Neil Patrick Harris in one of television’s most highly rated opening numbers. Alexa has appeared in episodes of Orange is the New Black (Netflix), The Sinner (USA), Evil (CBS), Love Life (HBO), and FBI (CBS). She can also be seen in Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin on Paramount+, directed by William Eubank. Alexa also performed the lead in two award-winning independent films, the most recent of which won the 2019 Sarasota Independent Vision Jury Prize.

Alexa is classically trained in ballet, has performed with the New York City Ballet, and continues to train in a variety of dance at Broadway Dance Center. Alexa receives musical instruction in voice and plays both beginner piano and guitar. She is proficient in American Sign Language and in Irish, Southern, and British dialects. Alexa looks forward to being part of another great musical, play, film, or television series.




Alexa Shae Niziak News

THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theatres Enters Final Weeks of Performances Photo THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theatres Enters Final Weeks of Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

The Lucky Star, produced by Douglas Denoff & Beth Goldsmith, The Directors Company, and 59E59 Theaters will conclude its limited engagement on Sunday, June 12 as originally planned. The production began previews on April 26, 2022, and opened May 5, 2022 in Theatre A. 

BWW Interview: Alexandra Silber Discusses Feeling Called to Play Dola/Vita in THE LUC Photo BWW Interview: Alexandra Silber Discusses Feeling Called to Play Dola/Vita in THE LUCKY STAR, VOLT Festival & Much More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Alexandra Silber is often known for her nuanced and powerful portrayals of strong Jewish women, including Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, Halina in Indecent and more. Silber is back on stage now in the dual roles of Dola/Vita in Karen Hartman's The Lucky Star, being presented as part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59. 

Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE LUCKY STAR Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE LUCKY STAR
by Bruce Glikas - May 10, 2022

Producers Douglas Denoff & Beth Goldsmith, and 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) present the Directors Company’s production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, directed by Noah Himmelstein (Rooted). The Lucky Star began previews on April 26, 2022 in Theater A and opened May 5 for a run through June 12, 2022.

BWW Review: THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theaters is a Compelling Drama in the Theater's V Photo BWW Review: THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theaters is a Compelling Drama in the Theater's VOLT Festival
by Marina Kennedy - May 6, 2022

We attended a poignant production of The Lucky Star produced by The Directors Company, that featured outstanding direction by Noah Himmelstein, and an excellent cast.

Photos: First Look at Alexandra Silber, Steven Skybell & More in THE LUCKY STAR Photo Photos: First Look at Alexandra Silber, Steven Skybell & More in THE LUCKY STAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

Producer Douglas Denoff and 59E59 Theaters are presenting the Directors Company’s production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, opening tonight, Thursday, May 5, as part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59.

Photos: First Day of Rehearsals for THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theaters Photo Photos: First Day of Rehearsals for THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theaters
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 7, 2022

Producer Douglas Denoff and 59E59 Theaters have announced the full cast and creative team of The Directors Company's production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59. Directed by Noah Himmelstein (Rooted), The Lucky Star begins previews on April 26, 2022, in Theater A and opens May 5 for a run through June 12, 2022.

Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for THE LUCKY STAR Photo Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for THE LUCKY STAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022

The full cast & creative team has been announced for the Directors Company’s production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59. Directed by Noah Himmelstein (Rooted), The Lucky Star begins previews on April 26, 2022, in Theater A and opens May 5 for a run through June 12, 2022.

Max von Essen, Todd Cerveris and More Star in YOURS UNFAITHFULLY Stream Presented by  Photo Max von Essen, Todd Cerveris and More Star in YOURS UNFAITHFULLY Stream Presented by Mint Theater Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2021

Mint Theater Company will continue the Silver Lining Streaming Series with the on-demand streaming of the three-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of Yours Unfaithfully by Miles Malleson directed by Jonathan Bank beginning Monday, March 22nd, and continuing through May 16th.

Mint Theater Company Continues Silver Lining Streaming Series With WOMEN WITHOUT MEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021

Mint Theater Company will continue its Silver Lining Streaming Series with the on-demand streaming of the three-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of Women Without Men by Hazel Ellis, directed by Jenn Thompson beginning Monday, February 22nd, and continuing through March 21st.

Mint Theater Kicks Off Silver Lining Streaming Series With DAYS TO COME Photo Mint Theater Kicks Off Silver Lining Streaming Series With DAYS TO COME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021

Mint Theater Company will kick off its Silver Lining Streaming Series today with the on-demand streaming of the HD recording of Days To Come by Lillian Hellman (The Little Foxes, Watch on the Rhine, Toys in the Attic, The Children's Hour), directed by J.R. Sullivan, beginning January 4th and continuing through February 21st. 

Alexa Shae Niziak Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: Up Close with Star of THE THING WITH FEATHERS, Zachary Booth! Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Up Close with Star of THE THING WITH FEATHERS, Zachary Booth!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 27, 2018

Below, watch as Richard Ridge checks in with Booth to find out more about the play and reminisce about his career on stage and screen. 

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Records Stands Up to Bullies with 'I Have A Voice' Benefit Recording
by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2016

Broadway Records President Van Dean, Executive Producer Gina Holland and No Bully Executive Producer Michelle Shapiro today launched the charitable recording, I HAVE A VOICE (music by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by Robin Lerner) with 100 percent of the profits to benefit No Bully.

BWW TV: MATILDA Cast Gets Naughty at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 16, 2014

This week's event featured performances from the cast of MATILDA, featuring: Paige Brady, Gabby Pizzolo, Ripley Sobo, Ava Ulloa and Marisa Kennedy, Jennifer Bowles, Heather Tepe, Sean Montgomery, Alex Brightman, Geoff Packard, JohnArthur Greene, Timothy Cao, Grace Capeless, Ava DeMary, Jonah Halperin, Alexa Shae Niziak, Sofia Roma Rubino,Analise Scarpaci, Mitchell Sink, Chris Sumpter, Beatrice Tulchin and TEd Wilson. Check out clips from 'When I Grow Up,' 'Naughty,' and 'Revolting Children' below!