Mabuhay is a Filipino greeting, usually expressed as Mabuhay!, in the imperative form of life, thus, Live!, from the root word buhay (life).


Kayla May Paz Suarez, she/Kay/they/sya-  is a 1st generation Pilipinx Amerikkkan, born and raised in the Bay Area. A storyteller, dancer, creator, and youth educator, passionate about igniting and empowering the imaginations and voices of audiences everywhere through creating accessible intergenerational [and silly] projects.


‘The Kaylamay Project’ is a decolonizing journey integrated with original video sketches that premiered at the Kearney Street Workshop in November 2019 through Awesome Theatre's Artist in Residency Program.


Producer and lead in her own mockumentary tell all web series “5 Ft. Lumpia” formally known as “Expressive Asian Face” where art imitates life and vice versa. They invite the audience into her first generation Pilipinx Amerikkkan world  while retracing and sharing expressive multimedia content inspired by lived experiences.

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