Kayla Asbell is an actor, writer and musician. Kayla focuses primarily on creating and performing in new, original works, whether they be theatre, film or music ventures. She began performing with Theater MITU in 2013 on JUÁREZ: A Documentary Mythology at the NACL Theater in Highland Lake, NY and has since performed with the show in Abu Dhabi, at the Rattlestick Theater in NYC and at Z Space in San Francisco. She was also involved as an actor in the creation of Hamlet/ UR Hamlet and performed with her ‘60s garage-punk band, The Othermen, as part of the piece in Abu Dhabi. Kayla has been playing organ and singing back-up with The Othermen since 2012. They play extensively in New York and across the country and are in the process of writing their third record. Kayla has also been seen in productions such as The Lily’s Revenge and Paris Syndrome (HERE Arts Center), All The Rats and Rags (Joe’s Pub; 3-Legged-Dog Art & Technology Center) and Twelfth Night (Roundtable Ensemble). She has also been performing in short films and as a voiceover artist. She holds a BFA in Drama with a double major in journalism from NYU Tisch School of the Arts/ Playwrights Horizons Theater School.
RemnantDeath of a SalesmanHamlet/UR-HamletJuárez: A Documentary Mythology