After completing her training in New York City, Malia McMullen moved to Vancouver to pursue a career in both dance and acting. Malia found herself immediately immersed in the industry as she began working on commercials for companies such as “Desjardins”, “Coca-Cola”, and “Cox Communications”. Malia has also worked on a multitude of television shows as a dancer, choreographer, principal, and stunt performer. You can see her dancing on shows such as CW’s “Riverdale”, ABC’s “A Million Little Things”, and ABC’s “Once Upon a Time”. In principal roles you can watch Malia’s work on Netflix’s “Altered Carbon” and CW’s “No Tomorrow”. Malia has had the opportunity to work on movies such as Disney’s “Freaky Friday” which was directed by Steve Carr and choreographed by John Carrafa and Louise Hradsky. She worked for Disney a second time when she booked “Descendants 3” under the direction of Kenny Ortega and Jamal Sims. Malia has also assisted the choreographer on the Nickelodeon movie “Blurt” where she doubled as a stunt performer.
Malia has always had a passion for choreography and is excited that her career has taken her down this path. Malia recently finished choreographing Season 1 of Apple’s premiere television show “SEE” starring Jason Momoa. She worked with directors Francis Lawrence and Salli Richardson under the direction of Joe Stretchay and Paradox Pollack. Malia also had a team featuring her choreography on season 3 of NBC’s “World of Dance” produced by Jennifer Lopez. Malia’s choreography has also won her accolades such as the “Choreographer Award” from Monsters of Hip Hop, and the “Choreographer Award” from Artist’s Emerge. She loves creating pieces for companies to perform live and has been able to do so for groups such as Illustrative Society and Apprentice.