Photo: James Melia

Kiana (she/her) is a Taiwanese-Canadian artist born and raised in Mohkinstsis on Treaty 7 Territory or what is for now referred to as Calgary, Alberta.

For television and media, she played a guest role in the series Not Going Out on BBC, in new Channel 4/Netflix Series Queenie, a digital campaign for Walkers and in the world of voiceover, booked her first voiceover job for a high-profile video game, being released in 2024.

For new work, Kiana is currently in a collective-led theatre project about women of the Global Majority, due to workshop in 2024.

Kiana has written and produced two of her plays; Half Empty; Half Full at two different festivals in New York and The Strid, a multimedia one act play presented online. Selected theatre credits include The Wizard of Oz as Dorothy, It’s A Wonderful Life as Mary Hatch, or in Romeo and Juliet as Coach Lauren (adapted from Friar Laurence).

With lived experience as a person with epilepsy, Kiana has worked as a freelance access consultant. With the English National Opera, she works side by side the engagement team offering insight into running Relaxed Performances. She has also captioned at the Battersea Arts Centre and Young Vic, and is keen to provide access services to those who are passionate about developing their accessibility efforts.

She is grateful for those across Turtle Island who she has had the pleasure of working with.

Kiana is currently based in London, United Kingdom.