Niara is very excited and thankful to be making her acting debut on the Elmwood stage. She is a fifth grader at Valley Cottage Elementary School. Niara has a passion for acting and has taken theatre classes at the Nyack Center, and also plays the viola for the Nyack School Orchestra. She would like to give a special thanks to Brooke Ortiz, who informed her of this production and believed in her talent. Niara would also like to thank her fellow actors and director, who have given her their wisdom and support. Last but not least, she would like to thank her parents for their encouragement and support.