Lianah Sta. Ana

Lianah Sta. Ana (pronounced ‘San-ta Ana’) was part of the ensemble in the 2022 Residencies of Waitress the Musical.

Lianah was pursuing a degree in Ethnicity and Race Studies at Columbia University whilst performing in Waitress.

She is a US Presidential Scholar in the Arts, winner of the National YoungArts Foundation Competition in Theatre, Amateur Night at the Apollo Star of Tomorrow Season Champion (4x Winner, the 1st and only Filipino-American Champion in its 78yr history), World Championships of Performing Arts Junior Grand Champion, and Grand Prize Winner of the NY Knicks Kidz Bop Sports Jamz Talent Search.

Selected Previous Credits


  • Miss Saigon


  • Elf The Musical, Tour


  • Something Rotten!, Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre
  • Guys and Dolls, Theater Aspen
  • Newsies, Westchester Broadway Theatre
  • Little Shop of Hours, Fulton Theatre
NameLianah Sta. Ana (She/Her)
FromFreehold, NJ
TrainedColumbia University
RoleEnsemble 2022 Residencies