Aja Goes is a versatile actor, singer, and dancer with a confident, vivacious stage presence. Hailed by The Chicago Tribute as “glamorous” with a “creamy belt,” Aja is cherished by Chicago theatergoers, as her performances in the Windy City have garnered massive acclaim. At Broadway in Chicago, she wowed audiences with smooth, sophisticated versions of standards such as “Fever,” as the elegant, sultry jazz singer Dyanne in Million Dollar Quartet. The production was a hit and is the longest running in Broadway in Chicago’s history. Critics took notice of her knockout performance in the quirky Sondheim revue Putting it Togetherat Porchlight Music Theater, where Chicago Theater Beat proclaimed, “Her pitch and comedic timing are perfect.” The Chicago Tribune raved, labeling her “promising début” as “top notch.” Most recently, Aja joined the Gateway Playhouse as Lorraine in Jersey Boys. She also recently returned to the role of Sally Bowles in Cabaret to critical acclaim at The Atlanta Opera, appeared as Edna Demery on the third episode of season three of History Channel’s The Food That Built America, and appeared in the feature film A Dangerous Match as the withdrawn and judgmental Kayla. [read more...]
"...marvelous and poignant..." – Arts Knoxville
Sally Bowles in Cabaret – "Goes offers a marvelous and poignant “Maybe This Time” as well as a forceful “Mein Herr.” Her anguished reprise of “Cabaret” with an achingly satirical sadness was a highlight."
"...powerful..." – Speakeysie
Sally Bowles in Cabaret – "Aja Goes delivers a powerful performance as Sally Bowles, bringing all the guts and gusto the role requires."
"...top notch..." – The Chicago Tribune
Sita in Sita Ram – "The leading performers were top notch, too, great at creamily belting out the pop-rock like tunes of the score." To read more, click here!
"...promising debut..." – The Chicago Tribune
Younger Woman in Putting it Together – “In the role of the young, unnamed femme fatale of these proceedings, the glamorous Goes makes a promising debut.” To read more, click here!