Malia is 11 years old, a straight A student in 6th grade attending Florida Virtual School and is in her 8th season as a competitive dancer with the Starz Dance Company! She is trained and competes in all styles, but her first love continues to be Contemporary, with Musical Theatre a close second! She has been a member of the NBA's Orlando Magic Minis Jr. Dance Team since she was just 3 years old and had the great honor of performing in the 2012 NBA All-Star Game just before she turned 5! She absolutely loves cheering on her home team and performing at NBA games!
Malia's greatest achievements in 2018 include being named a Mini Breakout Artist winner at NUVO Orlando, earning the privilege to be a Showstoppers All-Star when her Musical Theatre solo placed 1st Overall in the Jr. Division, being crowned a 3-time Regional Title Winner, being crowned the National Jr. Miss Believe Title Champion with her Lyrical solo and achieving her goal of becoming an Apprentice for Starpower's Power Pak Summer Dance Intensive!! In addition to representing Oh La La Dancewear, Malia is an Ambassador for Just Dance Customs and DANCEspired Life and can be found in the Sugar and Bruno 2018 spring/summer catalog!
Malia is a 3rd generation Dancer as her grandmother was a Polynesian hula dancer, her Mother has made a career in the dance industry and she now aspires to be a professional dancer when she grows up! She loves her 2 kitties Scout & Daisy, loves watching Cirque du Soleil and Broadway shows, has become quite the make-up artist and enjoys swimming and going to the beach when she's not at the Studio!