Ermina Canawati was born and raised in Bethlehem, Palestine and is fluent in both Arabic and English. As an acting major at Academy of Art University she's starred in short films and worked in the ensemble of "In The Heights" as well as being the understudy for "Maryam: A Woman of Bethlehem." Ermina loves singing and dancing, and considers herself a passionate and hardworking actress. She takes risks and achieves whatever she puts her mind to; having most recently opened a small family fast food restaurant in her home town. Her biggest goal is to leave a positive mark on the world and to represent others like herself in a positive light.