Niya began her career in Corporate Communications and Bi-lingual Event Management before finally finding her vocation in life and retraining as an Actor. She has had extensive training in the Meisner technique and is renowned for her emotionally intense and truthful characterisations.
She resides in London with a second base in the North. She has worked extensively in theatre, films and commercials and stays fit and healthy by teaching yoga. She has recently formed her own production company producing and acting in short films. ‘Grimsby Girl’ is her first short film as a writer.
Theatre credits include: Bush, Hampstead, Cockpit & Theatre Royal Stratford East.Spotlight