Shayla Benoit is a filmmaker, director, choreographer, producer, and actor who loves to create in a variety of mediums.
Shayla is the President and Founder of Shady Theatrics LLC, an innovative film production company that has produced multiple works for The Tony Awards, Clear Channel, New York Fashion Week, The Juilliard School, Paul Taylor Dance Company, The Broadway Collective, Dance Lab New York, and The Miami Dolphins. Additionally, Shayla is the Actors’ Equity Foundation Red Carpet Correspondent for The Tony Awards.
She has appeared at Radio City Music Hall, 54 Below, and in regional theaters across the country. Shayla can also be seen and heard on television, film, and radio. Selected credits include: Smash (NBC), Shine On (Radio City Music Hall), The Marvelous Wonderettes, Kiss Me Kate, A Chorus Line, Hello, Dolly! and she is a Back-Up Vocalist for American Idol’s Justin Guarini at venues across the country.
Shayla holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Florida State University.