Founder of THML Theatre Co.
Kayla Friend is an actress, singer, and director originally from southern California. She came to New York by way of Turkey, where she was the founder and artistic director of the Incirlik Fine Arts Society on the NATO base in Adana. Kayla received her B.A. in Theatre and Cultural Anthropology from California Baptist University and received further training in devised theatre and movement through the Center for Alternative Theatre Training in Athens, Greece.
Kayla is a member of the International Association of Professional Writers and Editors (IAPWE). She is an Irene Ryan Nominee and an also an active philanthropist, volunteering with the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA), the Accompany Project, and the United State of Women. She is an active member of the RAINN Speakers Bureau, and is also a certified Volunteer Victim Assistant and a Green Dot Training Facilitator. Kayla is the founder of THML Theatre Company.
Madelyn is a NYC-based theatrical artist originally from McLean, Virgina. She received a BFA in Acting from the University of Miami where she developed a passion for putting under-represented voices onstage. She has worked on everything from Theatre for Young Audiences to Theatre of the Oppressed, and is thrilled to be a part of the THML team!
Creative Development Coordinator
Kurt Robbins was in the original company of three Off-Broadway shows, "Infertility: the musical that’s hard to conceive", "The Water Coolers", and "I’ll Be Damned" at the Vineyard Theatre. He starred in the premier cast of Stephen Schwartz's new magic-infused review "Magic to Do". Other favorite credits include the First National Tour of "Thoroughly Modern Millie" as Trevor Graydon, and "World Goes ‘Round" as Man 2 at Barrington Stage Company. He is a native of Santa Barbara and a graduate of UC Irvine, film credits include "A Beautiful Mind".