Kayla graduated Magna Cum Laude from Friends University in her home state of Kansas with a B.A. in English/Drama and Spanish. She then moved to Los Angeles, where she worked in the film industry both in front of and behind the camera and participated in two world stage premieres for the Hollywood Fringe Festival. As a SAG-AFTRA actor, she has worked professionally on nearly thirty different film/TV projects. Kayla began teaching in Los Angeles under the Will Wallace Acting Company and the SAG Conservatory at the American Film Institute. She worked with actors on scene study, cold-reading, and audition technique. Since moving to South Florida, she has coached performers of all ages and skill levels for both film and stage. She enjoys sharing her first-hand experiences of the business and helping other actors tap into their unique storytelling abilities. Kayla is also one of our very own 2021 Summer Camp Directors! She will also be teaching Education Program classes starting Fall 2021. Stay tuned!
PAST PRODUCTIONS – THE DELRAY BEACH PLAYHOUSE
- Lost in Yonkers
- Steel Magnolias
She has garnered a range of experience from low-budget pilots and independent films to network television and major studio movies. Many of her projects are featured on Netflix, On Demand, Redbox, Apple Plus, Amazon Prime, Fox, and movie theaters across the country, including The Great Alaskan Race, Brutal Bridesmaids (Lifetime), and Lazarus (Tubi).