Khiyla Aynne
Actor, Dancer, Voice Actor
“ I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.”
– Estée Lauder

Khiyla Aynne is a 14-year-old triple threat who can be seen starring in the highly anticipated Netflix feature film adaption of Broadway’s “13: The Musical” as ‘Charlotte’. Produced by Primetime Emmy winner Neil Meron (Chicago, Hairspray) and directed by Tamra Davis (Crossroads, High School Musical: The Series). “13: The Musical” is a coming-of-age story following 12-year-old ‘Evan Goldman’ (Eli Golden) who moves from New York City to small-town Indiana, grapples with his parents’ divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah and navigates the complicated social circles of a new school. Written by Tony Award winner Robert Horn and featuring new music from three-time Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown, who served as the composer and lyricist on the original Broadway production.

In a yet to be announced series for Apple TV+ Khiyla can been seen in a Guest Star role expected to be released in 2022. Later this year and just in time for the holidays Khiyla will be seen playing both roles of identical twins girls in a Vast Entertainment film directed by Emmy Award winner Lane Shefter Bishop (The DUFF).

In her darkest role to date Khiyla can be seen as ‘Jenny’ in the Netflix feature film adaptation of “Nightbooks” directed by David Yarovesky (Brightburn) and based on the J.A. White children’s horror-fantasy novel.

Khiyla is best known for her role as Series Lead ‘Trish’ in “Ponysitters Club” a Netflix Original Series that ran for two seasons and included two spin off feature films for Prime Video; “Ponysitters Club: Fun at The Fair” and “Ponysitters Club: The Big Sleepover”.

Khiyla can be seen alongside Jordan Fisher and Sabrina Carpenter in the Netflix dance feature film “Work It” produced by Alicia Keys. As a Featured Guest (Hip Hop) Khiyla can be seen on CBC Gem’s award winning series “The Move lll” starring 9 young performers from across Canada.

Khiyla’s first on screen appearance came when she performed as a Featured Guest on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in 2017. In 2019 she was invited back to the Warner Brothers Lot as one of Ellen’s Little Helpers for her 12 Days of Giveaways. One of Khiyla’s most memorable moments to date was performing with Justin Bieber during his song “Children” at the Scotiabank Arena for the “Purpose World Tour”. Khiyla is no stranger to performing for large crowds, during the Toronto Maple Leafs “Next Generation” hockey game she was a Live In Arena Host for a crowd of 20,000 people.

Khiyla is an avid traveller and has been fortunate to travel to both Chile and Costa to film. With a strong sense of compassion Khiyla enjoys giving back to her community. She helped in leading approximately 3000 participants through a warm up stretch for the Opening Ceremony of the “Great Camp Adventure Walk” to benefit The Hospital for Sick Children. Khiyla’s strong love of animals has led her to regularly volunteer her time to read to various types of animals big and small as part of a reading program at her local animal shelter.