2010 – 2011 Screenwise Film and Television School 2 Year Intensive Course
2011 International Film School Sydney Adjustments Workshop.
2011 International Film School Sydney Intro to Directing Actors Workshop.
2011 International Film School Sydney Director’s Performance Workshop
2009 Western Sydney Nirimba Tafe Certificate 3 in Theatre and Screen
2009 Actors Centre Australia CAMERAconnection.
Keovilay Cola Saycocie was born on May 14th 1990 in Nakhon Phanom, Thailand. His family moved to Sydney, Australia in 1991, mainly residing in the western suburbs of Sydney. At the age of 14, He started to develop an interest in performing and entertaining. After graduating and completing his HSC, Cola decided to chase his hopes and dreams of one day becoming a working actor.
In 2009, Cola completed a Theatre and Screen course at Nirimba Tafe and performed in the Theatre productions The Perfect Blend and Somebody to Love. He also graduated from Screenwise Film and Television School in 2011 completing the 2 Year Intensive Course. He was trained by some of Australia’s leading actors and directors including Terry Serio, Gary Sweet, Anthony Wong, Peter Phelps, Dean Francis, Dan Krige, Alan Flower and many more.
Cola has landed a few commercials, such as “MLA – Beef (Throw another STEAK on the barbie)” and “UTS:INSEARCH”.
Cola has stated that he wants to hopefully be a respected inspirational Asian-Australian Actor, recognized around the world for inspiring Asian Actors to become performers, towards changing the perception and stereotypes of Asians in the world and Asians in the entertainment industry.