(Bio as of October 2016)
Amaris Sanchez returns to the Goodman for her second year in A Christmas Carol. She was born in Naperville, Illinois, and raised in Bolingbrook. She is currently in the sixth grade. Most recently she played Ruthie Joad in The Grapes of Wrath at The Gift Theatre. She has been a Girl Scout since first grade and is currently a junior member. She is also on the junior varsity basketball team and in the school band at Brooks Middle School. She trains at the Allegro Music Academy and has been the singer for two church bands at Westbrook Community Church in Bolingbrook. She has also performed at several weddings and sang the American and Canadian national anthems at a Chicago Fire game and the Autism Walk at Soldier Field. She also provided voice-overs for the McGraw Company as Chef Efron and United Way. She has been featured in commercials for AT&T and Kholer. At the age of five, she was featured as a runway model for Latino Fashion Week in Chicago. She has participated in other runway and fashion shows including Chicago Fashion Fest. Her hobbies include soccer, basketball, softball, bike-riding and doing makeup for her friends.