Sasheer Zamata (Sasheer Moore in her Pike High days) joins SNL cast

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Pike High grads digging out old theater programs will find that the latest addition to the "Saturday Night Live" cast, Sasheer Zamata, appeared in the school production of "Working" as well as in show choir concerts and ComedySportz matches.

Pike's Karin Ann Stratton has already gotten a note through Zamata'  mother thanking the theater director for helped the then Sasheer Moore develop an interest in improvisation.

She'll be the first African-American female cast member on SNL since Maya Rudolph left in 2007.

Want a taste of her talents before her Jan. 18 SNL debut? Click here.

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