Kia was born and raised in Cardiff and is mixed race, white and Indian. She recently has obtained a Certificate in Higher Education at East 15 Acting School and was on the Dean’s list of Excellence. Roles in training include: Pam in ‘In Basildon’, Mamillius in ‘The Winter’s Tale’ , Anthony in’ Tiny Dynamite’. She also was part of the Young Actors Studio at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama on their theatre course and on their acting course. Kia has an A-Level in Welsh and can speak conversational Welsh but hopes to eventually become fluent.
Kia has experience in Musical Theatre and obtained Grade 5 Singing in 2008. She is a Mezzo Soprano and has had singing lessons for over 10 years. Musical roles include: Killer Queen in ‘We Will Rock You’, Little Inez in ‘Hairspray’, Rizzo in ‘Grease’ and Maria in ‘The Sound of Music’.
Kia’s television credits include being featured in The Iris Prize Festivals short film ‘Afiach’ which premiered on S4C and won award for ‘Welsh Language Short Film’ in the Wales International Film Festival, Evacuee on BBC’s Coal House at War, Channel 4’s Kiri, BBC’s Class, S4C’s Pobl Y Cwm. She recently also filmed a promotional video for Escape Reality for their Escape Rooms.
She recently organised a charity fundraiser in aid of Parkinson’s UK and the British Heart Foundation and raised over £1300.