Kasaya Manulevu is of Fijian decent. Her father is from Cautata (Tailevu) and her mother is from Muani (Kadavu). Kasaya began working with The Conch in 2003 on Vula which went on to tour to Guam, Palau, Auckland Festival,The Barbican and Holland. In 2009 she performed her first 20-minute solo show, Yalewa, at Bats Theatre in Wellington. Since then she has worked on The Conch’s production of Masi which made its debut at the NZ festival and went on tour Fiji and the Sydney Festival and The White Guitar which enjoyed an 8 city sold out national tour.