Kayla is a Chicago-based performer and arts administrator originally hailing from Youngstown, Ohio.  


She is currently appearing in Billy Elliot with Porchlight Music Theatre, where she is serving as assistant choreographer, dance captain, and performing in the ensemble.


Kayla made her Chicago musical debut in Mame with

Light Opera Works in August 2016. Recent credits include Mercury Theater's Mary Poppins and Porchlight's New Faces Sing Broadway 1969.


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.


Catch her if you can.

Photos: James Jin Images, Dancers of New York

"It's not the having; 

it's the getting."


Elizabeth Taylor



"It's communication;

that's what theatre is all about."


Chita Rivera


"I have only one rule in acting:

Trust the director and give him heart and soul."


Ava Gardner



actress, dancer, singer, choreographer