Liv Mai

Liv Mai loves to dance and act! You may have seen her most recently on Modern Family and Sia's "The Greatest" music video.  

I am (use a max. of 3 words to describe yourself)… Passionate, determined, and energetic!

My last acting gig taught me… To have fun and play with your character! You don't have to be rigid in your choices.

Proudest performance moment… When I did my dance solo on stage and I let myself fully feel the emotion and energy. I just "went for it"! :)

Most embarrassing audition… I had a voice over audition and they asked me to do an "Asian" accent and I didn't have a prepared accent! Oh no... I guess I definitely need that tool under my belt!

Movie I can’t stop talking about... Right now, it's La La Land. I loved the combination of fantastic dancing, singing, and acting! Plus the jokes of living in Los Angeles and pursuing a career in show business were so funny and relatable. Damien Chazelle's directing is brilliant!!

Top three Netflix / Amazon shows in my queue… Stranger Things, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and Twilight Zone.

Currently reading… The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle.

Car karaoke tune... The Greatest by Sia! So encouraging and inspiring! 

Would switch careers with… Hmm.. Tempting... BUT I want to create my own career unique to myself. ;)

The moment I knew I wanted to be an actor... The moment I stepped on my first set and I saw that there was a whole world created within a room, completely separate from "reality". It is magical! Also, I've always known from a young age that I have so many different parts of myself that I want to explore and acting gives me the freedom to do that.

 If I weren't an actor, I'd be... Sorry that's not possible! ;)

Dying to work with... Wes Anderson, Damien Chazelle, Tim Burton, and Tom Hanks!

Get mistaken for… No one.

Was born to play... A superhero! ;)

Learn lines by... Practice, practice, practice! 

Get into character by... Depends on the role. 

Acting is… Imagination and truth all mashed up together. 

Special skill I wouldn't put on my resume… I can roll my belly!

Secret I want everyone to know… I love singing and jamming out in the car.

Actor crush... Heath Ledger

Sign… Capricorn

If I were a color, I'd be… Gold with some aquamarine swirled in. 

Fave travel destination… Probably New York... But I haven't been there yet! I feel as though I would love it from what I've heard and seen.

LA spot that inspires or relaxes me… The Huntington Library

The best advice I ever got… You can choose to be happy at any moment.

You can find me at… imdb.me/livmai  |  McDonald/Selznick Associates