Mia Xitlali (Seet-la-lee)
Mia is a Los Angeles native born unto a musical family. Although she studies classical piano and has made numerous musical appearances on stages such as The John Anson Ford, Levitt Pavillion as well as several music festivals through out the Los Angeles area; (Earth Day & Dia de Los Muertos) Mia however, has found her love in theater.
She first caught the bug auditioning for the role of Nagana in Rogers and Hammerstein's South Pacific. After singing and reading for directors Mia was given the role before even leaving the building! At the age of 8, she joined the star-studded cast presented at the world famous Hollywood Bowl. The cast included Reba MacEntire, Brian Stokes and Michael McKean. Mia graced the stage for four consecutive nights and performed to sold out crowds.
She has since been honing her skills studying various art forms like; Taiko drumming, an ancient Japanese art used in sacred ceremonies. She also routinely practices American Kenpo Karate created by the Late, Grand Master Ed Parker who's list of students included Elvis, Chuck Norris, Bruce Lee and Mia's current teacher, Tommy Chavies.
In 2014 Mia Xitlali completed the filming of 2 films; an independent short, "Selling Rosario", where she plays the starring role, (Rosario) as well as "MAX" an MGM feature film written and directed by Boaz Yakin, due to release June 26, 2015 where she plays a principal role by the name of Carmen, a confident, out spoken Latina.
At only15, Mia attends a college preparatory school and is in the top percent of her class. She shows no signs of stopping!
*Xitlali translated means, "Star" in Nahuatl, an ancient Aztec language.
Name: Mia Xitlali
Known for: Max