Kayla is a Chicago-based performer and arts administrator originally hailing from Youngstown, Ohio.
She most recently appeared in Billy Elliot with Porchlight Music Theatre, where she performed in the ensemble while serving as assistant choreographer and dance captain. Other recent credits include Mary Poppins (Mercury Theater Chicago), Gypsy, Mame (Light Opera Works), Little Me and New Faces Sing 1969 (Porchlight Music Theatre).
In addition to her stage credits, Kayla has worked in development, marketing, and finance for Goodman Theatre and Writers Theatre. Passionate about the arts and creative expression, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing & Editing from Youngstown State University and is a Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.