Shayla Osborn Beck performed with SGMT as a young girl in several productions, and notably in The Sound of Music, SGMT’s first production in-the-round. Shayla studied in the Music Dance Theater program at BYU, where she performed for three years as a Young Ambassador. After BYU, Shayla moved to New York City where she was cast as Ado Annie in the national tour of Oklahoma! She has also starred as Doralee Rhodes (Dolly Parton) in 9 to 5 at both the Merry-Go-Round and North Shore Regional Theatres in New York and Boston respectively. Additionally, Shayla has played roles such as Eve in Children of Eden, Christine Colgate in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Frenchy in Grease, and Fantine in Les Miserables. Shayla has also performed in six summer productions at Tuacahn Amphitheater.
Most recently, Shayla toured in both the 1st and 2nd National Tours of the Broadway musical WICKED, performing in more than 700 shows as the understudy for Elphaba and Nessarose, and as a member of the ensemble. Shayla remains active in the arts as a voice teacher and vocal coach in Salt Lake City. She is married to her husband Mark. They have two boys–Truman and Beau.