Mikala is an emerging artist in theatre-making and performance with an interest in voice work and a passion for media and marketing. An avid appreciator of Shakespeare since high school; Mikala has performed The Tempest (2016), As You Like It (2018) and Henry IV Part 1 (2019) with New Farm Nash Theatre, As You Like It (2021) with Thunderbear Productions, Much Ado About Nothing (2022) with St. Luke’s Theatre Society and Macbeth (2022) as her mainstage debut with the Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble. She has also directed/produced a staged reading of The Two Noble Kinsmen for the 2022 Anywhere Theatre Festival.

Mikala’s other theatre credits include Medea (2018) with Underground Productions and The University of Queensland’s Classics and Ancient History Society. As well as Game of Tiaras (2018) with Re-Act Theatre Group, Strathclyde University’s theatre society in Glasgow, Scotland where she completed a semester of university exchange. She has also dabbled with musical theatre in a few productions with Brisbane Arts Theatre and Sandgate Theatre Inc.

Other than working onstage, Mikala has also worked backstage with QSE as deputy stage manager for their production of Romeo and Juliet (2021) and assistant stage manager for their production of The Rover (2022).

Mikala completed QSE’s apprenticeship program in 2021 and began as a portfolio manager for marketing and events in 2022. She is very excited to continue her artistic journey with QSE as one of the first advanced apprentices in 2023!