Anastasia Vayner has been a strong supporter and motivated member of the Carnegie Theatre Department since her first fall show at Carnegie, A Servant of Two Masters, during which she had the honor to assistant stage manage the show. Since her first show freshman year, she played small technical parts in The Crucible, the 2013 UIL show, Lydia, and stage managed Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along-Blog. As a sophomore, Anastasia was inspired to indulge in acting after playing Magenta in The Rocky Horror Show. That following spring, she got the chance to play Gabrielle in the 2014 UIL show, When the Rain Stops Falling. Junior year she participated in Lysistrata as Lysistrata, and performed in the role of Therese Raquin in the CVHS 2015 UIL show, Therese Raquin.