Anya Randall Nebel is the founder of Winters Lane Productions and has been a professional actress regionally, nationally, and internationally for the past 25 years. In 2004, she launched Winters Lane Productions (named after the street where her grandmother’s house stood) with the dream of bringing her theatre company to the Metropolitan Area to share and train the next generation of actors in the art of the craft of acting.
Anya also has directed theatre productions including: A Chorus Line, Evita, (Winner of the 2010 WATCH AWARD for Best Cameo in a Musical), and Rent (Winner of the 2009 First Runner Up Ruby Griffith Award).
In 2004 Anya appeared as Carol Ann in HBO's The Wire and was featured in the National Tours of Ain't Misbehavin', Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Little Shop of Horrors, BUDDY in Reno, NV. She also performed in the Russian and Japanese tours of Godspell.
In 2011 she was nominated for Best Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of, Velma Kelly in Chicago. She is also the Winner of the WATCH Award as Best Actresses in a Musical for her work as the Lead Player in Pippin. A few of her most memorable roles are as Queen in The Life, Aida in Aida, the Narrator in Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Dolly Levi in Hello Dolly.
She studied theatre at Otterbein College, in Westerville, Ohio and with the legendary Ossie Davis. Anya has even sung back-up for Bruce Willis at the Planet Hollywood opening.