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Kayla May Paz Suarez (K. May/She/Siya/they) is a Pilipina American multidisciplinary artist. Bay Area/East Bay native. Born and raised on Chochenyo Ohlone land now known as San Lorenzo, Ca and now reside on Munsee Lenape land also known as Spanish Harlem in New York. Kayla May debuted their 1 person show as Awesome Theater’s first Artist In Residence in 2019 with “The Kaylamay Project: Laughing Through My Trauma” it will have another virtual premiere Spring 2021. She is an alumna of the Pacific Conservatory Theater acting program (c.o 2015) Dedicated to unlearning and decolonizing every step of the way, Kayla May is passionate about origin stories and leading with authenticity through her art. By day, Kayla May is the Director of Education/Communications (Epiphany Dance Theater - SF based non profit) and Art Facilitator/Collaborator of Vaudevillian Ensemble (NYC), and works as a simulation specialist with Bay Area start up Mursion.