Shayla Brown
Actor, Singer
“To be nobody but yourself in a world that is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else, means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.”
– E. E. Cummings

Shayla Brown is an actress who has appeared in various film, television, and theatre productions. Shayla is known for her supporting role in Sarah Polley‘s Women Talking, as well as appearing in The Apple TV original series, See. She is also an up-and-coming performer in the Canadian Theatre seen, starring in the world premiere of George F. Walker’s orphans for the Czar in Toronto. When asked about working with Shayla, Academy award nominee Sarah Polley, director of Women Talking, said “ she brought this wisdom, vulnerability and strength. She was also deeply attuned to the dynamics in the room, which is so important on set. She’s incredibly generous, and she’s a couple of steps ahead of most actors. A lot of actors will bring up the problems they’re facing, Shayla also offers solutions, and that’s incredibly helpful as a director.”