Jayla Booth is a proud Trawlwoolway woman based in Launceston, lutrawita. She is an artist and theatremaker and holds strong connections to her culture and community.
She has always had a desire to create and entertain and was further inspired to begin her career in the arts by her father Nathan Maynard, an established playwright and director. Jayla has a passion for creating and telling the stories of her people and places. She most recently (2021) worked alongside her father Nathan on the creative development of A Not So Traditional Story produced by Terrapin Puppet Theatre, in the capacity of Stage Managemer and Puppeteer.
Jayla was a Performing Lines TAS mentored artist in 2022 and is eager to continue her work as an artist and collaborator into the future.