Kayla Avitabile is a multi-media artist based in Greater Boston. She graduated from Tufts University with a BA in Film & Media Studies and American Studies where she participated in several campus organizations such as the Television Station, Music Magazine and Radio Station. Performing as a singer-songwriter since age 13, Kayla is uniquely interested in the relationship between music and media.
Kayla has filmed several hours of concert footage as well as edited live concerts, promotional material and ran livestreams for local music venue, ONCE Somerville. She also produced, directed and edited a live-session music series during her time interning for Arlington Community Access & Media. She is a three time Lehigh Valley Music Award Nominee and RCD Shapiro Thesis Award recipient for her paper "Whitewashing Zine & Scene Discourses: BIPOC Voices in Grunge and Riot Grrrl."
Beyond her efforts filming, composing and writing on music, Kayla is an aspiring filmmaker. Her recent short film, "As It Was" follows college senior, Joyce, as she navigates the aftermath of a traumatic experience. This film has received multiple festival selections and awards including "Best Woman Short" and "Best Student Director (Female)."
Currently, Kayla works part-time as the Training & Outreach Coordinator for Winchester Community Access & Media and freelances as a video editor. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family (preferably over a good meal), and sitting down with her guitar to compose new music. You may spot her drinking cappuccinos and listening to Sleater Kinney.
You can get a hold of Kayla by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or connecting on social media.
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