Actor. Writer.

Available for auditions, meetings, & creative collaboration.

Recent Updates

  • Booked: Reoccurring role on The Young & The Restless (CBS)
  • Aired 2019: Large Co-star on The O.A. (Netflix)
  • Booked: Part in Feature Film, "Where We Go From Here" by Anthony Meindl
  • Booked: Part in Feature Film, "12 Months" by Clinton Cornwell
  • On Stage: As Grace Thompson in "Villain" at the Hollywood Fringe Festival (Nominated for 4 Awards & Won The Fringe Encore Producer's Award.  Co-written & produced by me.

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About Me

A Lifetime of Storytelling


"The purpose of the storyteller is not to tell you what to think, but to give you the questions to think upon." - The Way of Kings 

I have learned, on the short time I have been on this planet, that stories are all we have to teach empathy, compassion, how to laugh and how to love.  I began my work as an actor on a Seattle stage at age 7.  My education as a storyteller continued at the University of Washington School of Dramatic Arts and after college when I traveled the country and lived out of a jeep.  I made it to LA and dove into classes and collaboration.

Current Projects


I am always creating content.  

Past Projects


While living in LA I have written and produced two stage plays - an evening of one acts and an award winning drama.  I have co-founded three different production companies: Girls on Top Productions (all female sketch comedy), Congress Films (a short film collective) and From the Gut Creations (a play & film production house).  With these companies, I have been a writer, an artistic director, an actor, an assistant director, and a producer.  Many of the films have played at festivals and won awards.

I joined the SAG-AFTRA union in 2016 and have had the opportunity to act on such shows as Criminal Minds (CBS), The O.A. (Netflix) and The Young & The Restless (CBS).  

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Kailena Mai

Los Feliz, California 90027, United States

Represented by CSP Management Liz Fuller - Currently seeking an agent for across the board representation. Please reach out if this is you.