Student Award for Artistic Excellence and Leadership in Dance
A’Niyah Bishop is a senior Dance Major in the Performing Arts Academy. She is best known for her appearances in ACIT’s annual Spring Dance Concert. A’Niyah is a proud member of ACIT’s Dance Ensemble, Women’s Ensemble, Choir, Select Choir, and a community theatre group called Just Right Productions. She is remembered for her performance as a Featured Dancer in ACIT’s musical production of Once on This Island and as a Lead Dancer in Pippin. Previously, she was featured in the NJ Teen Arts Festival and performed at SkillsUSA. She also took on the lead role as Ciara in Just Right Production’s creation of The Nubian Nutcracker. She is currently preparing for her performance in JRP’s production of Club Harlem After Dark. When A’Niyah is not present on the stage, you can find her modeling, writing poetry or mentoring the youth in her community. She owes her success to her parents, academy teachers, mentors, instructors and other family and friends. She is grateful for the many opportunities she has been given to pursue what she loves and plans to receive a higher education to continue her journey within the arts.