Hailing from the Hawaiian island Oahu, Kayla Moniz began her dance training aged three years old at the Ballet Hawaii. She continued at the Applause Performance Academy, where she discovered her love for musical theatre. Her most important roles include Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Liesl in The Sound of Music, Rose in Alice in Wonderland, Mayzie in Seussical and ensemble parts in Peter Pan. In 2015 she moved to New York, where she attended the renowned Professional Semester at the Broadway Dance Center. Only recently she played Annie/Go-toHell Kitty in Chicago at the Highlands Playhouse in New York.