Kayla started dancing at age of two. When Kayla began to dance competitively at age seven with her studio’s company, she attracted regional and national attention, and soon began serving as an assistant to many well known choreographers. In 1999, Kayla was named Miss Pre-Teen Colorado. In 2004, Kayla was the youngest dancer ever to appear in a Britney Spears Tour concert video.
In 2009, Kayla finished as one of the Top 4 Dancers on FOX’s “So You Think You Can Dance.” She also appeared with Jennifer Lopez on the Dick Clark Times Square 2010 New Year’s Rockin Eve, and had the opportunity to travel to different countries as one of JLO’s dancers. She also had the opportunity to dance with the legend herself, Cher! Kayla performed as a lead and helped choreograph multiple routines for the 2010 Academy Awards. She has danced in multiple awards shows including the Kids Choice Awards, the World Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and the Primetime Emmy Awards. Kayla has danced in multiple music videos including Justin Bieber “Beauty and A Beat,” Miley Cyrus “Can’t Be Tamed,” and Elliott Yamin “Three Words” as a featured dancer. She has appeared on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Ellen, Jimmy Kimmel, Dancing with the Stars, The Voice, Americas Got Talent, GLEE, Drop Dead Diva, Parks and Recreation, Blunt Talk, Neighbors, Big Time Rush, X Factor, The Queen Latifah Show Mobbed and many more. Kayla also was cast as a principle role in a Microsoft Surface National Commercial. She also had the opportunity to work on a TV show pilot called ‘Grace’ with Carrie Ann Inaba and Mia Michaels. Kayla was also one of the lead actors in a web series called Chasing 8’s.
She can now be seen in the movies Footloose, The Campaign, Lucky Stiff, Behind the Candelabra and Jersey Boys. You can also see her in a behind the scenes video on the DVD release of Disney’s Frozen! Kayla also shot her first full length movie called 666: Devilish Charm, as a lead actress. You also may of recently seen her acting in a Guest Star role on the new FX show Partners, staring Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence! Also, don’t forget to watch Kayla in Disney’s Teen Beach 2 as the preppy girl!! You can also spot Kayla most recently as an All Star on So You Think You Can Dance Season 12!
She hopes to continue growing in her career and entertaining, inspiring and touching peoples lives through her art.