Nia Ashleigh

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Nia AshleighNia Ashleigh 12, is a resident of Newark. She has loved music all of her life. She started taking piano and voice lessons at the age of 4 with Ivy Hill Music Studio in Newark where she continues most of her voice training. Besides performing with the Special Ensemble, Nia trains in ballet and is currently a member of the Usaama African Dance Company.
At the age of 10 Nia Ashleigh was cast in the Las Vegas Company of Lion King, where she played the role of Young Nala. After completing 9 months with the Las Vegas Company, Nia Ashleigh continued her Young Nala role as a member of the Broadway Cast of Lion King for another 9 months. Nia was a member of winning Broadway Cares Easter Bonnet Completion in 2012. She has completed various recordings and performed in various capacities for numerous charities.
Nia is a member of Phillips Metropolitan CME Church in Newark, where she has recently been tapped to be a young minister of music. Nia continues to work hard at school where she is an outstanding student and follow her dreams of performing and pursuit of the arts.