Spotlight Young Performers

LAYLA BURNS by Peach And Plum Photography
Photo: Peach And Plum Photography
Neidpath House, 44 Old Town, Peebles, EH45 8JF
Phone: 07583 534022
Height:5' (152cm)
Weight:5st. 7lb. (35kg)
Playing Age:10 - 13 years
Actual Age:13 years 5 months
Licence Required:Yes
Appearance:Scandinavian, White
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Red/Titian
Hair Length:Long


Layla Burns has been cast as JOAN on Outlander Season 3 ep 8. Watch her beautiful performance along side Sam Heughan

2018, Short Film, Lead Role, Charon, Beyond the Lake, Rising Dawn Pictures, Simon Constantine
2018, Short Film, Lilly, The Bullying Project, KMS Music, Kerry Margaret Smith
2018, Short Film, Lead Role, April, What Separates us from Beasts, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Edward Kondracki
2017, Documentary, Main Actress and Voice Over, With love, from Glasgow, University of West of Scotland, Craig Davies
2017, Short Film, Katie, Out of the Spirit of Music, Thomas Wall, Thomas Wall
2017, Television, Joan, Outlander, Tall Ship Productions, Jennifer Getzinger
2016, Stage, Cast, Fame, Minerva Youth Theatre
2016, Stage, Ensemble, The Addams Family, UK Theatre School, Alasdair Hawthorn
2016, Still Photography, Tourist, Edinburgh Bus Tours, Immagine Productions, Lewis Notarangelo
2015, Pantomime, Ensemble, Jack and The Beanstalk, UK Theatre School
2015, Stage, Young Coset, Les Miserables, Minerva Youth Theatre
2015, Stage, Princess Ying Yaowalak, The King and I, The Apollo Players
2014, Musical, Molly, Annie, The Lyric Club, Alan C Jones
2014, Musical, Cast, Classic Musicals 2014, Tom Daniels Music
2014, Pantomime, Holly Taylor, The Witches, Stagecoach
2013, Musical, Cast, Classic Musicals 2013, Tom Daniels Music
2013, Stage, Little Ali, Alice in Barrlands, Creative Learning


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, English-Standard, Scottish-Standard
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Dance (general), French Horn, Irish Step


Layla has achieved a Distinctions in her Grade 2 & 3 LCM Musical Theatre exams and her Grade 1 LAMDA exam.

UK Theatre School, Glasgow, August 2015 to June 2017

Stellar Musical Theatre School August 2017 to June 2018

UK Theatre School, Glasgow, October 2018 to date

School of Rock Workshop with Sammy Murray, West End and TV Director and Choreographer as well as Artistic Director of Stagebox, and Laura Magee, Vocal Coach of National Youth Choir of Scotland, 6th May 2017.

Matilda Workshop with Sammy Murray, West End and TV Director and Choreographer as well as Artistic Director of Stagebox, 4 December 2017.

Cats Workshop with Katie Deacon January 2018

Casting and Self Tape Workshop with Lenny Mullan, Casting Director and Actor, 20 May 2018

Effective Audition Techniques Workshop with Jo Hawes, Children's Casting Director, 8 December 2018


Layla filmed a documentary titled 'Cathcart' with Determined to Make Movies and received a nomination for Best Actress.