Kyla holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre from the University of Central Florida and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Costume Technology from Ohio University. She has created costumes for the Santa Fe Opera, the Washington National Opera, the Florida Grand Opera, and the Colorado Shakespeare Festival. She currently teaches costume construction, patternmaking, fabric modification, and stage makeup at Louisiana State University. Previously, she spent seven years teaching, designing, and serving as the Costume Workroom Supervisor at the University of Central Florida. Professional costume design credits include The Book Club Play and Disgraced, both for Louisiana’s Swine Palace Theatre, and Savage/Love, a work of physical theatre performed at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Kyla enjoys creating costumes for competitive dance troupes, and uniforms for the dance teams of professional basketball teams the Orlando Magic and the Detroit Pistons. She is proud to be returning to TSF for her sixth season.